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Intern – Mechanical Engineer

Rio Tinto

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted April 5, 2021.

– Mechanical Engineer Rio Tinto was named Canada’s Top 100 Employer and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2019 & 2020 Get real work experience at one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on security and inclusion values Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change Summer 2021 internship About the role We are offering a 4-month internship opportunity in Mechanical Engineering at our Strathcona Works facility in Alberta.

The focus for the internship will be the scoping and planning of a number of projects.

These projects include coordination of critical plant drawing updates, improvements to the plant dust collection systems, and plant safety initiatives on vehicle/pedestrian separation.

The Strathcona Works facility is a small site with less than 25 employees.

It is a great opportunity to get experience working in an operating plant and interacting with all levels (operations, maintenance, management, external stakeholders, and external contractors/suppliers).

What you’ll bring At least one year completed in a Mechanical Engineering degree or any other related field Safety mindset Leadership skills, eagerness to learn and ready for the challenge ahead Flexibility and Autonomy Good communication skills and ability to work in a team Valid driving license Only students returning to school in September who are a Canadian, permanent resident or international student in a Canadian university will be considered.

What’s on offer A work environment where safety is always the number one priority A competitive salary An ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development Program A relocation allowance and a premium are offered for students outside the region Where will you be working?

Rio Tinto’s Strathcona Production Plant is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group.

Our Edmonton, Alberta facility is focused on results and for 40 years we have been playing a part in the global aluminum industry.

This facility is responsible for turning byproduct from oil refineries into key ingredients for one of our widely used metals.

High quality green petroleum coke (GPC) is purchased from our partners and turned into anode grade calcined coke for use in the aluminum smelting process.

Every Voice Matters We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves.

We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that varieties of perspectives are not only welcome
– they are essential to our success.

We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications for this summer 2021 internship role close March 28, 2021.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must finish the pre-screening questions.

Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.

All progress begins with pioneers
– at Rio Tinto , it begins with you.