Network Engineer


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 11 March 2022

About this role: Network Engineer

About this role: Network Engineer

We have partnered with one of the largest Iron Ore mining organisations in the world who are at the forefront of innovative and sustainable solutions. To further support the companies rapid technology transformation, we are looking to engage up to five Network Engineers for long-term contract work.

  • Through analysis and knowledge of technical communications solutions ensure the right technical solution is delivered to meet the business
  • Develop and document low level designs and bill of materials across multiple technology functions such as WAN, LAN, Wireless, and Security.
  • Perform equipment factory acceptance testing, and configuration in line with Rio Tinto standards and guidelines.
  • Develop, document, represent and execute technical change management and testing to ensure successful solution delivery.
  • Ensure that the new solution aligns with the approved future-state architecture adopted by Rio Tinto.



  • Subject Matter Expert in IP communications technologies, with a focus on the Cisco hardware platform.
  • Proven experience in designing and delivering large scale network solutions.
  • Strong understanding of the change management process with the ability to champion technical changes to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong knowledge of IP Communications fundamentals, focusing on OSI Layer 1 to 3.
  • Heavy exposure to large scale production critical, and enterprise networks.
  • Experience in preparing documentation suitable for transitioning project deliverables to operational support.
  • Ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholders, in multiple regions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, and/or Cisco CCNP level qualification or equivalent experience.



Excellent hourly rates on offer with occasional site visits.

12-Month initial contract with the expectation of renewing over multiple years.

Flexible working arrangements.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation. Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Daniel Vincan via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Daniel Vincan
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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