Rio Tinto

Fixed Plant Operator - Paraburdoo (residential)

Rio Tinto
Paraburdoo, WA, AU
Oct 17, 2020
Oct 20, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Fixed Plant Operator - Paraburdoo (residential)
  • Work for a global mining organisation with an exceptional safety culture
  • Great opportunity to join a dynamic team in an iconic organisation
  • Fantastic Paraburdoo residential lifestyle in a beautiful location

About the role

We are looking for a Fixed Plant Operator to join our Paraburdoo Plant Operations team to operate the plant in a safe and efficient manner; performing daily inspections of equipment and maintaining plant conditions. This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is looking for a new challenge.

Working a residential role (4 days, 3 nights, 6 off, 4 days, 4 nights, 7 off) and reporting to the Supervisor Production, 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 ability to carry out basic fault finding 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
  • Participating in manual handling associated with basic maintenance and inspection of plant
  • Working hands on 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

What you will need for this role

To be considered for this role, you will have:
  • Current experience in a processing plant environment (fixed plant, manufacturing, etc.)
  • A manual Australian C-Class Driver's licence
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Basic computer skills

Where you will be working

Located 80km south of Tom Price, Greater Paraburdoo is an open pit operation producing high grade ore as part of the integrated system of mines operated by Rio Tinto across the Pilbara. It is comprised of three mines: Paraburdoo, Channar and Eastern Range. The picturesque town of Paraburdoo offers residents a range of leisure facilities and local amenities including a jet-serviced airport. The operation has a predominantly residential workforce and as such has a strong sense of community where you will be a part of something bigger than just a mining business.

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 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.

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

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 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.

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. Applications for this role will close on 19/10/2020, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier.

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

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