Multiple FIFO Roles

  • Full Time

Website Rio Tinto

About this Job

Operators – FIFO from Broome

  • The perfect balance, our roster gives you more time for the things that are important to you and your community
  • Flexibility for the lifestyle you want – stay on Country and Fly in; Fly out from Broome
  • Join our teams, who look out for each other because your safety and wellbeing are always our priority
  • Specialist Indigenous Support Advisors are always there for our Indigenous employees and available to support through any aspect of your employment
  • Permanent employment which includes attractive salary, annual bonuses, training and development opportunities and a huge range of additional benefits, like discounts on hotels, retail, car hire and many more.

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.

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 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.

About the role

We welcome applications particularly from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples who have experience in mining or another heavy industry to join our Operations and Maintenance teams at our Pilbara sites. Whether you’re new to your profession or experienced in your field, and whatever industry you have exposure to, we have opportunities that will provide interesting work and growth opportunities for everyone.

You’ll be part of a dedicated team, supported by your Supervisor to grow and achieve your own personal goals as well as the goals of the team. We offer lifestyle friendly rosters which will give you more time to spend on the things that are important to you and the people in your life.

With a direct commute to site from Broome , you can grow your career while continuing to enjoy the lifestyle you choose whilst living in your community.

Available roles include:

  • Mobile Plant Operators
  • Fixed Plant Operators
  • Drill & Blast Operators
  • Mobile Equipment Maintenance

What you’ll bring 

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Respect for others
  • Experience working in an operations or maintenance role in mining or another heavy industry

If you are excited about the idea of working at Rio Tinto and think you have what it takes but your experience doesn’t match 100% we would still love to hear from you. We also encourage you to share this advert with your family and community to get the word out.

Rio Tinto is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Specialist mentoring and support through our Indigenous Support Advisors. Available to all of our Indigenous employees 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.
  • Fly direct to site from Broome on lifestyle friendly 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on 7 off roster.
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive bonus
  • Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
  • 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
  • Opportunities to join our Apprenticeship Programme
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave, cultural 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, read more about the huge range of benefits here.

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.

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