Operator : Concentrator

Rio Tinto
Salt Lake City, UT, US
Nov 25, 2021
Dec 25, 2021
Full Time
Operator: Concentrator
  • Opportunity to develop your career and work for a global company
  • Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and operational expertise
  • Join a company with a world class reputation for safety and a culture that supports inclusion and diversity Salt Lake City, UT

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Concentrator Operator based in Salt Lake City, Utah, to join the Operational team at the Kennecott Concentrator.

This role is a great opportunity for career-minded individuals who are fully committed to safety and teamwork. Working a 5-5-4 shift work schedule (5 days on, 5 off, 4 on etc.) roster and reporting to the Supervisor - Operations, you will be:
  • Working as part of a team to maintain a safe, clean, and productive work environment
  • Responding calmly and safely to safety hazards and operational issues as needed
  • Receiving instructions from Supervisors, other leaders, and through self-direction related to operating or controlling equipment in your assigned area in accordance w/ standard operating procedures
  • Adhere to and site-wide support Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality compliance standards.
  • Operate SAG and Ball mills, crushing, copper and moly flotation circuits.
  • MSHA site. MSHA experience preferred.
  • Role is inspection intensive.
  • Use of computer-based inspection, work notification and communications software is essential for success in the role.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work a scheduled rotating (days/nights) 12-hour shift
  • Safely lift up to 50 lbs
  • A high degree of attention to detail
  • Self-driven mentality

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Prior experience performing manual labor in an industrial environment
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Experience working alongside a team

What we offer

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution
  • Generous 401k matching program
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

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 will be working

Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903,and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production.

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

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