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Mechanical Tradesperson

Rio Tinto - Australia,

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Ongoing support and development provided
Permanent opportunity with an attractive package
Day shift lifestyle roster - Gladstone

About the role

We are looking for a Mechanical Tradesperson to provide safe, effective and efficient planned and breakdown maintenance of our overhead cranes and other fixed plant equipment within the reduction lines.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible. Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

This role is a great opportunity for a safety focused, team player who wants to contribute to making the business better. You will be working a day shift lifestyle roster and as this position provides relief coverage to the breakdown team, you will be required to work an even time day/night shift roster as needed. Reporting to the Crew Leader, you will be:

Undertaking maintenance on fixed plant in the reduction lines including work on large process multi-functional cranes.
Promoting and identifying HSE opportunities to improve equipment, processes and behaviours.
Adding value through identifying and implementing improvement initiatives.
Managing your workload and being a point of contact on jobs.
Continually developing and improving how you work.

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
A trade qualification as a Fitter/Turner with experience within the heavy industry.
Demonstrated a commitment to safety and continuous improvement.
A genuine want to learn and an enthusiasm to develop new skills.

It will also be beneficial if you have:
Experience in the use of computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) and SAP.
High risk work license for EWP and forklift, a welding qualification to Australian Standards 1554 plus hydraulic and pneumatic experience.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium - the world’s first to be certified “responsible” - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world’s most widely used metals.

Active in the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world’s most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand’s south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approach—mining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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 a variety 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.