Mechanical Plant Fitter
Rio Tinto
Weipa, QLD, Australia
5d ago

About the role

We are looking for a motivated Plant Fitter to maintain a variety of fixed plant equipment.

This role is a great opportunity for someone who has a strong work ethic and a 'can do' attitude along with experience in fixed plants and reclaim & ship loading assets.

Reporting to the Northern Operations Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, you will be :

  • Carrying out maintenance work as required including conducting preventative and planned maintenance activities;
  • Supporting the Shift Plant Fitters to resolves breakdowns and cover planned and unplanned absences;
  • Identifying & Supporting improvements to our mineral processing process which includes; wash plant, piping and pumping of slurries as well as conveyors, and Rail Mounted Machinery;
  • Demonstrating a strong commitment to safety in order to achieve a workplace target of zero injuries and incidents.
  • About you

    To be successfully considered for this role, you will have :

  • Mechanical Fitting trade with a solid background maintaining fixed plant equipment
  • Experience in an ore processing facility and rail mounted machinery
  • A current manual "C" class driver's licence
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team skills
  • Exposure to basic computer skills
  • Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years.

    As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

    Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines.

    Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

    Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

    We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.

    It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

    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.

    Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

    This role is subject to Rio Tinto's Pre-Employment Screening Standard and will involve your consent to conduct occupational health assessments and pre-employment checks.

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