Tradesperson Mechanical

Rio Tinto
Invercargill, NZ
Feb 22, 2021
Mar 24, 2021
Full Time
Heavy Automotive Diesel Mechanic New Zealand Aluminum Smelters Limited (NZAS)

About the role

The Mobile Equipment Workshop (Garage) is primarily accountable for providing vehicle maintenance and breakdown services of over 200 items of heavy industrial mobile equipment to a site that operates 24/7. The Garage currently has a team of 12 people including a Crew Leader, Planner, Tradespeople and Apprentices.

Your role in the team will be to safely carry out assigned tasks to achieve target levels of equipment availability and reliability in a manner that ensures the efficient and effective use of resources, and that achieves a maximum value outcome for NZAS in accordance with policies and procedures.

The successful person will be working 7am-4pm with a shift rotation of 7 days on, 3 days off, 2 days on, 2 days off over a 2 week cycle

About you

We are seeking a person with excellent communication skills that has a relevant mechanical trade qualification, preferably as a qualified Heavy Automotive Diesel Mechanic or equivalent. This person must also have relevant current experience working on heavy automotive vehicles, loaders and forklifts.

Proven experience diagnosing and repairing hydraulic systems is also preferable.

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.

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 aluminum 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.

About us

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, we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries; alongside the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelters portfolio. Our industry leadership includes our benchmark smelting technology and enviable hydropower position, key strengths in today's carbon-constrained world.

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, 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 organisation and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change. Applications close Sunday 14th March. NZAS reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to close of applications.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.