Heavy Duty Diesel Fitters – FIFO

  • Full Time

Website Rio Tinto

About this Job

We encourage women and Indigenous Peoples to apply, as we advance our business to more accurately reflect the world around us.

  • The perfect balance, our roster gives you more time for the things that are important in your life and to your family and community
  • Permanent employment which includes attractive salary, annual bonuses and a huge range of additional benefits which are designed to make your life better
  • 8 on, 6 off – 7 on, 7 off shift roster ex Perth, Busselton, Broome & Geraldton

Where we’re all welcome

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.

About the role

We are looking for enthusiastic and strong performing Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics to perform planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance across our extensive fleet of heavy mobile equipment. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated trades people who are looking for a long-term career in mining. This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth and our regional FIFO hubs such as Albany, Geraldton, Busselton, Broome and Derby.

Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisors and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Mobile Maintenance Teams, you will be required to:

  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness and comply with all RTIO Company Policies and procedures
  • Conduct routine inspections of the digger fleet and determine repair action when required
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement projects – increasing safety whilst reducing risk & cost
  • Utilise SAP to ensure that maintenance tasks are recorded, assigned correctly and completed to the relevant standard / specification

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • A Heavy Duty Fitter or Plant Mechanic trade qualification
  • Experienced maintaining and servicing all Heavy Mobile Mining Equipment
  • An Australian manual drivers’ licence
  • Eligible to work in Australia without requiring visa sponsorship

If you are excited about the role and think you have what it takes but your experience doesn’t align 100% we still want to hear from you.

We are committed to promoting diversity within Rio Tinto and as a special measure we strongly encourage women to apply.

What we offer

  • Be recognised for your contribution, your 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
  • 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)
  • To better suit different family needs, our paid parental leave approach gives all parents the option to take 18 weeks of paid leave after a new child arrives – at a time that suits them
  • Exclusive employee discounts including hotel stays, banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more,
  • Full relocation provided to Western Australia from elsewhere in Australia

We are committed to elevating Indigenous voices and increasing cultural knowledge in our business. Diversity of skills, life experiences and perspectives within our team enhances our way of working and our ability to achieve success together. To help you on your journey with us, you’ll also have access to:

  • Specialist Indigenous Support Advisors are always there for our Indigenous employees and available to support through any aspect of your employment
  • Dedicated Indigenous Talent Programme for our Operators and Tradespersons and entry level operational roles. This programme is designed to create long term sustainable careers for our Indigenous Employees to grow into leadership or technical pathways to ensure you have every opportunity to grow your career.
  • Indigenous leadership programmes across some professional and operational roles to ensure that we are developing Indigenous Leaders.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.

Who we are

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.

We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.

Where you’ll be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world’s largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

Applications for this role will close on 25/06/2024, 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.

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