Sorry this job is not currently available.
Add Add to Saved Jobs


Controls & Contract Administrator

  • Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Permanent role US Arizona – Superior

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the earth's mineral resources in order to maximize value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can develop further.


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 organisation and fulfilling career.


The Opportunity


We are looking for a Controls and Contract Administrator to provide a full range of administrative, knowledge management and procurement support to team members and senior level management of Resolution Copper’s Underground Operations and Maintenance group.


What the role entails


This role is a great opportunity to be part of the Resolution Copper team which hosts one of the world’s largest untapped copper resources. Copper from the proposed mine will help wire a rapidly growing world and drive the new green economy, powering everything from wind turbines to electric cars. Reporting to the Contract Administrator – Shaft Sinking you will be:

  • Maintaining project files and records, calendars and diaries and coordinating meeting arrangements and implementing administrative standards for the project  using business software applications (e.g. word processing, presentation and spreadsheet) to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes and may prepare responses to routine correspondence and inquiries

  • Managing all document controls to ensure compliance with the project and company strategy, systems, processes, procedures and practices. Ensuring the quality assurance of document management and controls in terms of accuracy and adherence to project, company, and regulatory standards and requirements

  • Supporting senior level employees including Project Managers and Senior Engineers as required with document management and control to ensure alignment with standards.

  • Providing support to Underground Operations & Maintenance (UG O&M ) team and vendors

  • Coordinating the process with procurement service providers to optimize the delivery of key operational materials and services.

  • Coordinating the budget, forecast and actual costs to Project Controls team

What you will need for this role


To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 4 – 5 years’ of prior experience working with administration

  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite use (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Experience in procurement processes.

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Experience working within the mining industry or construction projects

  • Experience with SAP and ProjectWise software

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Administration or equivalent

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.


Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions and must comply with all fit for duty guidelines as established by the company.


If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization.  Please visit for more information





Stay up to date with us