Rio Tinto

Fixed Plant Operators Dampier Ports (residential)

Rio Tinto
Karratha/Dampier, WA, AU
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 21, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Fixed Plant Operators Dampier Ports (residential)
  • Be part of a culturally diverse team
  • Residential role in a family friendly community in Karratha/Dampier
  • Working a shift rotational 5:5, 4:4 roster

About the role

We have ongoing opportunities for Fixed Plant Operators to join our Dampier Ports (Parker Point and East Intercourse Island) Port Operations team to operate the processing plants in a safe and efficient manner; performing daily inspections of equipment, maintaining plant condition and performing isolations for maintenance activities. These roles are a great opportunity for enthusiastic individuals who are looking for a new challenge.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, you will be:
  • Operating, carrying out routine inspections and maintaining the condition of the fixed plants
  • Demonstrating commitment to safety in a team environment
  • Demonstrating the ability to carry out basic fault find and diagnosis
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to daily targets
  • Conducting routine activities to ensure safe and reliable operation of our area assets
  • Involved in any manual handling associated with basic maintenance and inspection of the plant
  • Working in a field role, monitoring of equipment, cleaning, hosing and identifying continuous improvement opportunities
  • Working autonomously to monitor the process in a safe and effective manner
  • Safe mooring operations vessels, and ship loading operations

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:
  • An Australian C Class manual Driver's licence
  • Stacker / reclaimer operations experience
  • Ship loading and mooring experience
  • Mobile plant experience - bobcat and water cart (desirable)
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise multiple tasks

Where you will be working

Our port facilities consist of three shipping terminals located on the Pilbara coast at Dampier and Cape Lambert, which form an essential part of our logistics process. Each terminal has facilities for train unloading, iron ore stockpiling, product blending and ship loading. Karratha is located just off the North West Coastal Highway, 1535 kilometres north of Perth and 240 kilometres south of Port Hedland. Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. With a bustling city center, Karratha's recent reinvention will surprise you with it's hip restaurants and modern facilities, but best of all Karratha's location means it is surrounded by iconic natural attractions.

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.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. 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.

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

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. So if you are looking for a new challenge, great location and an exceptional team of technical experts, apply now. If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn

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, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

All progress begins with pioneers at Rio Tinto it begins with you.

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