Network Technician

Rio Tinto
May 14, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Network Technician
  • Join an encouraging leadership group, committed to your growth and development
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Location: Richards Bay, South Africa

About the role

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

We are looking for a Network Technician The role is responsible for the RBM Site Comms activities covering networks, digital radios ,cameras, Wireless links etc ensuring minimal disruption to operational services.

This requires working closely with operational teams and suppliers in order to provide reliable asset maintenance, technical knowledge and skills to ensure day to day services uptime in adherence to Cyber Security and Enterprise Architecture standards

Reporting to the Supervisor Comms/Networks/Hosting and working in a collaborative community within team, you will be performing the following duties:
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers/switches
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting Wireless Point to Point links (Ubiquiti).
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining of Fiber and UTP Cabling
  • Managing the infrastructure components that support the network by liaising with different departments and vendors, i.e. UPS devices, aircons, Solar energy systems, alarms,
  • Work closely with Applications, Base Server & Storage, CCTV, 2-Way Radio, WAN Network support and Cyber Security teams for all activities that impact the Network
  • Maintain a healthy documentation process of all network infrastructure components
  • Perform quality checks to ensure standards and solutions are met during project delivery and accepts transition to support from Delivery teams
  • Part take in standby rotation as part of support to the RBM business that is 24x7x365

What you'll bring
  • N+ Certification
  • CCNA Cisco certified Network Administrator
  • +3 years' experience in:
    • Networking concepts
    • TCP/IP Networks
    • Wireless network communication
    • Routing & Switching (WAN/LAN)
  • ITIL processes
  • Good experienced/knowledge across the infrastructure domains
  • Must have skills, awareness and knowledge of the impacts of business decisions and changes

What we offer
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience
  • Annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Wellbeing benefits

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

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is a world leader in heavy mineral sands extraction and refining and is South Africa's largest mineral sands producer. RBM produces predominantly ilmenite, rutile and zircon materials used in everything from paint to smartphones to sunscreen.

Every Voice Matters

RBM is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups in line with the company's employment equity plan.

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.