Advisor Engineer
13d ago
  • Interesting and diverse work scope across multiple disciplines
  • Fantastic opportunity to further your career
  • Work in a global company with broad opportunities - Salt Lake City
  • About the role

    We are looking for a Senior Advisor - Planning / Scheduling to plan and schedule a variety of moderate to major sized projects and studies across the Kennecott Copper business.

    Dependent on the successful candidate’s experience and the ever changing needs of the business, the role may support and / or report through any one of the 3 teams within Engineering & Projects : Metals team, Minerals team and / or Major Projects team.

    This role is a great opportunity to be involved in the planning of projects from initiation to completion, and focused on achieving objectives through managing resources, budgets, changes, and risks.

    Projects may be capital or expense projects, functional or cross-functional projects or related to broad business improvement initiatives.

    Reporting to the Principal Advisor - Projects, you will be :

  • Creates, maintains and report on the project plan and schedule
  • Create Baseline schedule and establish milestones for project to measure progress / against
  • Participates and / or conduct project schedule review meetings and update schedules weekly or as needed to identify progress
  • Supports development of monthly schedule reports, including proper analysis and Leads schedule development and monitoring for assigned areas
  • Supports compliance with standardized processes, systems and tools and Maintains the relationship with contracting and other project planning stakeholders
  • Develop and provide core information and input for gateway / phase reviews as required
  • About you

    To be successfully considered for this role, you will have :

  • Bachelors degree
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience and applied knowledge in Scheduling is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience with computer system applications, including Word, Excel, MS Project, Primavera.
  • It will also be beneficial if you have :

  • Broad understanding of project management and project controls.
  • Knowledge of Project based software tools and systems.
  • Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto.

    For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine.

    Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices.

    About us

    As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

    Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium : our materials make up the world around us.

    You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

    Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

    We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.

    It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

    Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

    Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

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