Tradesperson Mechanical

Rio Tinto
Invercargill, Invercargill, NZ
Competitive
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 21, 2020
255655790
Permanent
Full Time
English
Tradesperson Mechanical
  • Pioneers in producing low carbon, high purity aluminium
  • Gain invaluable expertise maintaining complex machinery
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits

About the role

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

Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent the role of Tradesperson Mechanical will focused on identifying opportunities to extend critical equipment component life and preventing early life equipment failure. With a demonstrated commitment to improving safety, cost and productivity you will follow a structured process to optimise preventative maintenance tactics and minimise overall business costs.

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.

What we offer
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical assistance scheme
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave) including long service leave
  • Access to transport assistance between Invercargill and Tiwai.
  • Competitive superannuation programme
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions

What you'll bring

We are seeking a person with excellent communication skills who has a relevant mechanical trade qualification, preferably in Maintenance and Diagnostics, Fitting and Welding or in a comparable trade. Experience diagnosing and repairing hydraulic systems is preferable and prior experience in heavy industry, large scale complex continuous processing operations beneficial.

We require successful candidates to possess a high degree of flexibility and strong problem-solving skills to identify and conduct planned and unplanned repair and diagnostic work within production time constraints on a wide variety of equipment. You will also need to be self-motivated with the desire to learn and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the safety of yourself and your team

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.

Where you'll be working

Rio Tinto Aluminium Pacific Operations

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.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand's south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approachmining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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.