Heavy Duty Fitters - ( Residential OR FIFO )

Rio Tinto
Pannawonica, Western Australia, AUS
Jun 23, 2022
Jul 23, 2022
Full Time
  • Relocation & subsidised housing with huge financial savings
  • Competitive salary package and outstanding company benefits
  • Residential roster available - 3 days on, 4 nights on, 7 days off OR
  • FIFO roster available - 4 days on, 4 nights on, 6 days off.

About the role

We are looking for enthusiastic and strong performing Heavy Duty Diesel Fitters to perform planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance across our extensive fleet of heavy mobile equipment at Pannawonica. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated tradesman who is looking for a long-term career in mining in a fantastic location in the Pilbara.

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 is 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.

Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor the role will require you to:
  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness and comply with all RTIO Company Policies and procedures
  • Conduct routine inspections of the mobile maintenance fleet and determine repair action when required
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement projects - increasing safety whilst reducing risk & cost
  • Utilise SAP to ensure that maintenance tasks are recorded, assigned correctly and completed to the relevant standard / specification

What you'll bring
  • An Australian C class manual Drivers' Licence
  • A Heavy-Duty Fitter or Plant Mechanic Trade Certificate
  • High Risk Licences - Forklift, Working at Heights, Dogging, Elevated Work Platforms (desirable)
  • Excellent diagnostic and fault-finding ability
  • Previous experience with SAP

Where you will be working

We are inviting you to be a part of a tightknit community and enjoy a residential lifestyle at Pannawonica. Located in the scenic Pilbara region and within close distance to the major centre of Karratha, the vibrant town offers a sought-after lifestyle and affordable living in comfortable subsidised housing.

This is a great opportunity for you and your family to contribute to a unique community and enjoy a wide range of seasonal outdoor activities; allowing you to find the perfect balance between leisure and work. From the popular annual rodeo event to other regular social and cultural activities, residents can make the most of modern amenities. The town of Pannawonica is supported by a resident doctor, excellent primary school, supermarket, and a local community gym and youth centre.

What's on offer?
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Full domestic relocation assistance provided
  • Company housing provided in all residential towns
  • Subsidised living expenses including rent and utilities
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with Annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options that includes residential housing, airport parking, cars and superannuation
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

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.

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.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. You may also be required to complete on-line assessments as part of the selection process. Applications for this role will close on 30/06/2022, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier.