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Auto Electrician - Residential

Rio Tinto - Port Hedland, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


Auto Electricians - Heavy Mobile Equipment

  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Competitive salary with outstanding company benefits 
  • Fantastic residential roster and lifestyle – Port Hedland

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a qualified Auto Electrician to perform planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance across our fleet of heavy mobile equipment. The fleet consists of Caterpillar D10 and D8 Dozers, 140 and 16M Graders, Scania prime movers and trailer sets as well as various Ancillary equipment.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with strong teamwork values to join an iconic world leader in innovation and technology.

Working 7 days on, 7 days off and reporting to the Supervisor Mobile Equipment, you will be required to:

  • Carry out scheduled and breakdown maintenance to a variety of heavy mobile equipment
  • Conduct preventive maintenance inspections
  • Ensure that maintenance standards are kept at a high quality
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the equipment or work procedures

What you will bring

  • An Auto Electrical Trade Certificate
  • Air conditioning ticket and skills in servicing as well as diagnosing and repair of systems
  • An Australian C Class manual drivers’ licence or higher
  • Experience in maintenance and fault finding of all mobile mining equipment.
  • Experience working on mobile equipment including Caterpillar and Scania.
  • The desire to relocate and live in Port Hedland if you don’t already
  • Familiar with SAP or similar maintenance system
  • Strong fault finding and good all-round skills
  • High Risk Licence such as Forklift and EWP
  • Working at Heights 

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, you’re thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Domestic relocation package to Port Hedland (if required)
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

Where you’ll be working

Dampier Salt has three operations located at Dampier, Port Hedland and Lake MacLeod and is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. Salt is produced through a sustainable process of solar evaporation of sea water; we reliably deliver high quality salt essential for making thousands of products used in everyday life.

This is a great opportunity for you and your family to contribute to a unique community and enjoy a wide range of seasonal outdoor activities; allowing you to find the perfect balance between leisure and work.

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 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.

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.

Applications for this role will close on 14/04/2021, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier than stated. 

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. You may also be required to complete on-line assessments as part of the selection process. 

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Port Hedland, Western Australia.