Tradesperson-Auto Electrician

Rio Tinto
Gladstone, Gladstone, AU
Closing date
Feb 14, 2022

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Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Job Details

Auto Electrician Tradesperson-Auto Electrician
  • Shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and development
  • A permanent role where your safety, career development and success are our priority

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

About the role

We are looking for Auto Electrician Tradesperson-Auto Electrician to join the Boyne Smelters Limited in the Mobile Equipment Workshop Team, reporting to the Team Leader, the vacancy offered is a day shift roster with a roster allowance.

If you are passionate about safety, show initiative and can work unsupervised we have an opportunity for you. Some of the core activities of these roles include:
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving equipment failures and improving reliability
  • Identifying defects and providing feedback on asset performance and health
  • Promoting and identifying HSE opportunities to improve equipment, processes and behaviours
  • Identifying and implementing improvement initiatives which will involve working with many different disciplines within the organisation

What you'll bring

To be successfully considered for these roles, you will have:
  • A trade qualification
  • You will have demonstrated ability to function effectively as part of a team and bring a positive attitude to working with others
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety and zero incidents
  • The ability to solve problems in a professional and calm manner
  • A driver's license

And experience in at least one or more of the following areas:
  • Demonstrated experience working with PLC control systems (Allen Bradley etc)
  • Maintenance on Heavy Mobile Equipment Fleet, including Forklifts, Front End loaders Trucks etc
  • Demonstrated experience working with safety systems

It would be an advantage if you have any of the following:
  • Dogging, Forklift Licence
  • Air Conditioning Licence
  • National accredited Working at Heights and Confined Space qualifications.
  • SAP experience

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • 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
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave

Where you'll be working

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world's most widely used metals.

Active in the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Boyne Smelters Limited is Australia's second largest aluminium smelter with a 1,000-person strong workforce. Located approximately 20km south east of Gladstone at Boyne Island on the Central Queensland coast, BSL produces around 500,000 tonnes of aluminium per annum.

Activities at BSL include manufacturing carbon anodes in the carbon plant, aluminium production (smelting) in reduction lines, and casting of molten material into aluminium products ready to ship. The smelter is connected via a conveyor belt to the Queensland Alumina Limited refinery for the supply of alumina.

BSL is committed to protecting the environment and ensuring safe work practices where people feel safe at work and care for each other.

Along with Yarwun Operations and Queensland Alumina Limited, BSL supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here .

Applications close 30 January 2022.


We work in 36 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs and with artificial intelligence. Our geologists explore the Earth’s wildest terrain. Our wildlife specialists work to protect and conserve grizzly bears in Canada and migratory shorebirds in Western Australia. Our marketing teams make sure our essential materials meet the specific needs of customers around the world. In Australia, our archaeologists work alongside Indigenous Australians to preserve 40,000-year-old rock art.

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