Maintainer (Dewatering) – Tom Price (residential)
Rio Tinto
Tom Price, WA, AU
5d ago

Maintainer (Dewatering) Tom Price (residential)

  • Opportunity to work among a high performing and experienced work crew
  • Develop your skills in this friendly and safe team
  • Enjoy being home every day and taking in the beautiful Pilbara scenery
  • About the Role

    We are looking for a Dewatering Maintainer to carry out maintenance, breakdown and installation work associated with the dewatering infrastructure at Tom Price , specifically in pit stand-alone power generation and submersible pump assets.

    This opportunity is ideal for someone with a positive can do’ attitude who is looking for a rewarding role in fantastic location in the Pilbara.

    Working a residential 6 days on, 6 off roster and reporting to the Dewatering Supervisor, you will be :

  • Carrying out scheduled dewatering maintenance
  • Installing and servicing submersible and sump pumps
  • Responsible for identifying critical infrastructure spares and maintaining accurate inventory
  • Providing operational feedback to supervisors and being responsible for following Rio Tinto Iron Ore safe work practices
  • About you

    To succeed in this role, you will have :

  • Mechanical or Plumbing Trade Qualification
  • A manual "C" class driver's licence
  • Experience with stand-alone power generation and maintaining submersible and sump pumps
  • Strong fault finding ability
  • High level of safety and a strong desire to be part of a proactive team
  • Willingness to support and work in other areas of expertise when required
  • Desire to deliver work to a high standard
  • It will also be beneficial if you have :

  • Bore pump installation / Removal
  • Poly welding experience
  • Exposure to Bermad and other water related valving systems
  • High Risk Work Licence - Dogging and Vehicle Loading Crane
  • Experience working on dewatering infrastructure
  • Mobile plant operating experience Excavator, Front End Loader, Skid Steer
  • Where you will 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.

    Tom Price is located in the central Pilbara, west of Karijini National Park and is our original Pilbara mine, currently employing around 950 people mainly on residential rosters.

    It is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a high school, hospital and a high standard of recreation facilities.

    What’s on offer?

  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Full domestic relocation assistance provided
  • Company housing provided in all residential towns
  • Subsidised living expenses including rent and utilities
  • Two flights to Perth per annum for you and your dependents
  • Assistance with boarding costs for students in primary, secondary or post-secondary education
  • 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
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options that includes residential housing, airport parking, cars and superannuation
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation / annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • About us

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

    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.

    Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium : our materials make up the world around us.

    You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

    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.

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