Apprentice - Fitter and Turner and Apprentice - Electrical

Rio Tinto
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 19, 2020
Full Time

Fitter and Turner | Electrical
  • Gain on the job experience and knowledge in a recognised trade qualification
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Located on the eastern shore of the Tamar River, in northern Tasmania Bell Bay

About the role

We are looking for Apprentices Mechanical (Fitter and Turner) and Apprentices Electrical to join our Bell Bay maintenance team, where you will work across a variety of areas and gain exceptional knowledge and skills.

These roles are a great opportunity for hands on, self-starters who are looking to commence their career in the industry. Reporting to the Superintendent Maintenance Assets and Projects, you will be:
  • Learning trade knowledge and skills relating to plant maintenance, machinery, processes and systems deployed across the site.
  • Working towards completing an apprenticeship in conjunction with a nationally recognised training plan through internal and external training (i.e. Tas TAFE).
  • Working as part of a team to ensure safe, continuous and environmentally responsible operations.
  • Gaining experience from a range of qualified trade experts whilst being supported by onsite apprentice mentors.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Year 11 with pre-vocation cert 1 or 2 or Year 12 completed
  • Good Maths and English results
  • Demonstrated interest in Elec or Mech with well put together application
  • The desire and willingness to learn with a self-motivated 'can do' attitude
  • Strong work ethics with a commitment to health, safety and environmental work practices
  • Experience working as part of a team and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Where you will be working

Bell Bay Aluminium is part of the Rio Tinto Group, a global leader in aluminium, which is one of the world's most widely used metals. Based approximately 50 kilometres from Launceston in Northern Tasmania, the smelter produces primary aluminium products.

About us

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

Our long history is filled with firsts. We have 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.

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

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 subject to Rio Tinto's Pre-Employment Screening Standard and will involve your consent to conduct occupational health assessments and pre-employment checks.