Maintenance Technician

Rio Tinto
Superior, AZ, US
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
Maintenance Technician
  • Work in a global mining company with broad opportunities
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Role based in Superior, AZ

About the role

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician for executing preventative and routine maintenance tasks at Resolution Copper. The role also provides support to our work order and materials management systems, which is critical to mine operation.

This is a day shift role, however some weekend and out-of-hours works may be required.

Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor, you will be responsible for the following:

· Executing maintenance, operation and project preventative and routing mechanical tasks

· Managing safety for all activities, tasks and projects based on assessed hazards, identified critical risks and mitigating actions.

· Participate in major maintenance activities on critical assets

· Executing planned and unplanned tasks.

· Documenting compliance checks (e.g. MSHA).

· Reporting and raising notifications for equipment not operating/functioning as designed.

About you

To be successfully considered in this role, you will have:

· High School Diploma or equivalent experience

· 6 months previous maintenance technician experience

· Experience with fixed plant heavy industry or mining equipment.

· Fit to regularly lift and move objects
  • Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations

It will also be beneficial if you have:

· Practical knowledge of mechanical, air, hydraulic, refrigeration systems

· Trained in (or eligible for) confined space, working at heights, forklift, and elevated work platform.

Where you will be working

As part of Rio Tinto's Copper product group; Copper Projects manages the planning, development and technological aspects of major global copper projects. The group collaborates with the Rio Tinto Technology and Innovation group to focus on applications of innovative technologies including block caving, automation, flash converter smelting and sulphide leaching. With exploration indicating one of the largest copper resources ever found in North America, and possibly worldwide; the Resolution Project stands to be a premier copper mine. Located three miles east of Superior, Arizona, the copper ore will be mined using panel caving - a subset of block caving.

About us

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. Aluminum 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.

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximize value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

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.

So if you are looking for a new challenge, great location and an exceptional team of technical experts, apply now.

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

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