Rio Tinto

Instrumentation Officer

Rio Tinto
Jan 08, 2021
Feb 07, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Instrumentation Officer
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join a leading global company
  • Permanent role based in Invercargill, New Zealand

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for an Instrumentation Officer in our Instrument Workshop team who will be accountable for the performance of routine, preventive and breakdown maintenance.

This is a great opportunity for a highly skilled technical person to conduct planned and unplanned repair and diagnostic work within production time constraints on a wide variety of equipment. Work targeted at defect elimination, safety, availability and reliability forms a key part of this role.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.

Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

Reporting to the Specialist IC & P Systems and working Monday to Friday you will be:
  • Experienced in fault finding diagnosis techniques;
  • Experienced in the installation, maintenance of computer network cabling and equipment plus the ability to diagnose and rectify faults;
  • Competent in the installation and maintenance of wireless modems and mobile computing systems such as Metlink devices and handheld scanners;
  • Able to repair and support the maintenance of industrial electronic equipment;
  • Experienced with Installation and maintenance of CCTV systems;
  • Knowledgeable on the calibration of measurement and control devices.

What you will bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Electrical / Electronic qualifications
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and technologies quickly
  • A strong bias towards Industrial Electronics and Fibre and Copper Computer Networks (Ethernet and Modbus+)
  • Planning, prioritising, scheduling skills and problem solving
  • A track record with improvement work.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, SAP will be advantageous)

Where you will be working

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited (NZAS) is Rio Tinto's only New Zealand site. We are pioneers in producing low carbon, high purity aluminium essential to human progress.

We pride ourselves on being a world leader in quality aluminium products, founded on our deep commitment to safety and operational excellence which we believe is created by the best people in the industry.

NZAS offers a supportive team environment, and an attractive remuneration package including a generous superannuation scheme and shift allowance, along with a number of other employee benefits. At NZAS, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary along with many other employee benefits. Working within a dynamic and friendly culture, in an organisation renowned for its world class safety standards and high quality product, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with

a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.

Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Every Voice Matters

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.

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