Boric Acid Plant Operator

Rio Tinto
Boron, CA, US
Nov 25, 2021
Dec 25, 2021
Full Time
Boric Acid Plant Operator D
  • Opportunity to develop your career and work for a global company
  • Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional expertise
  • Join a company with a world class reputation for safety and a culture that supports inclusion and diversity Boron, CA

About the role

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

We are looking for a Boric Acid Plant Operator D to learn to operate in a manufacturing process that provides global customers with high quality borate materials.

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 are 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.

This role is a great opportunity to operate within a chemical process and be a member of a great team. Reporting to a production supervisor at our Boron Operations, you will be:
  • Operating wet and dry equipment including conveyors, pumps, and tanks.
  • Working as a team member to maintain a safe and productive environment.
  • Monitoring environmental aspects of the job and ensure quality product is produced.

What you will need for this role:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work any schedule
  • Experience with pumps, dryers and agitated tanks
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Driver's License

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 aluminum 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

This role is located in Boron, CA. Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We provide 30 per cent of the world's supply of refined borates, remarkable minerals that are essential to life and to modern living.

Also known for its 20 Mule Team Borax brand, Rio Tinto Borates traces its roots to California's Death Valley, where borate deposits were discovered in 1872. The twenty-mule teams Borax used to haul ore out of the remote desert live on as a symbol of our commitment to innovation. Rio Tinto Borates distinguishes itself through world-class safety, environmental and community practices, and a commitment to constant innovation and improvement.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.

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

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