Industrial Information Technology Graduate Schemes


Industrial Information Technology Graduate—2019 New Grad role

·         Permanent position to start your career and be able to participate in our prestigious Graduate Excellence Path during your first two years.

·         Varied, stimulating and fascinating work

·         Excellent work environment where people are valued and respected

·         Position based in Kitimat, BC

About the opportunity

For the first two years of your career with us, you will be able to participate in our Graduate Excellence Path. This program is a learning platform designed to train technical experts and tomorrow’s leaders, while preparing you for a career with us.

You will have access to a wide range of learning tools designed to accelerate your growth, such as coaching, mentoring, webinars, and access to leadership content and collaboration networks. In your first year, you will be invited to participate in our Global Graduate Summit, attended by members of our senior executive team.

About us

New challenges require new ideas. As specialists in mining and metals, we are looking for visionaries, pioneers and people who are ready to take on tomorrow’s challenges. People who can push the boundaries of the possible with innovative ideas.

Rio Tinto is a pioneer in mining and metals and produces essential materials for human progress.

We have carried on our activities for over 145 years and produce various minerals and metals that allow worldwide growth and development.

For example, last year we piloted the world’s first autonomous train for transport of heavy freight over a distance of 100 kilometres, without incident.

About the position

This role is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to support and maintain the mission critical systems within BC Operations’ Kitimat smelter and Kemano powerhouse.  The role requires ensuring that the systems are up and running and developing and implementing enhancements to the existing applications, as well as participating in various projects implementing new solutions. Working Monday to Friday, the new graduate will have the following responsibilities:

·         Ensure her/his participation in different projects and support related activities concerning the system and software used, with detailed analysis, development, programming and interfaces.

·         Produce reports, recommendations, action plans and presentations.

·         Plan, organize meetings and produce the reports required by the project managers.

·         Work directly with internal clients

About you

To succeed in this role, you will need:

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering, Electrical Engineering) within the past 2 years

Knowledge of .net, Java and/or VBA

Knowledge of relational databases

Knowledge of the Microsoft Office tools (Intermediate or Advanced Excel)

Excellent proficiency in English (oral and written)

French is optional but it is an important asset

·         Teamwork, self-starter, communication skills, analytical mind and ability to synthesize and learn

It will also be beneficial if you have:

Previous experience in manufacturing

Basic understanding of manufacturing and other software: OsiSoft PI, SQL server, SSRS, Power BI.

Basic understanding of mobile app development

Basic understanding of cyber security

To be considered, please ensure you complete all pre-screening questions and select the relevant discipline you would like to be considered for. Your preference will be taken into consideration, but please be mindful a large number of graduate placements will be based in remote locations.

If you’re interested in launching your career with us, apply today for an exciting tomorrow.

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