Belt Maintainer

Rio Tinto
Feb. 17, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
March 12, 2020, 11:21 a.m.

 About The Role

We are looking for a Belt Maintainer to prepare and carry out shutdown and breakdown maintenance on conveyor systems plus assist with other maintenance teams as required, within the fixed plant area. This role is a great opportunity for someone with a strong belt maintenance background to work in a safe and collaborative team environment.

Working a residential role on a 6 days on, 6 off roster and reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for:

·         Conveyor inspections to Identify common belt damage and mechanical faults

·         Determining the method of repair and or replacement

·         Carrying out steel cord & fabric conveyor belt splicing and repairs

·         Operate mechanical conveyor belt handling equipment such as winders, winches and belt stands

·         Sourcing parts in preparation for shutdowns and playing a key role in the execution of shutdown activities

·         Ensuring safe work procedures are followed at all times

·         Consistently executing safe conveyor system maintenance during shutdowns and breakdowns

About you

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

·         Demonstrated experience working in fixed plant conveyor system maintenance, including; skirt and scraper systems maintenance and roller replacements

·         C Class manual driver’s licence

·         Strong commitment to safety & quality

·         Experience operating conveyor vulcanising equipment as well as belt handling equipment, including winders, winches and belt stands

 It will also be beneficial if you have:

·         Additional qualifications such as Confined Spaces & Working at Heights tickets

·         Current Dogging and Rigging tickets

·         MR or HR License

·         Certificate III in Polymer Processing-Belt Splicing

Where you will be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

Tom Price is located in the central Pilbara, west of Karijini National Park and is our original Pilbara mine, currently employing around 950 people mainly on residential rosters. It is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a high school, hospital and a high standard of recreation facilities.

What’s on offer

·         Competitive salary packages including lifestyle allowances and bonus

·         Corporate rate for medical insurance cover for employees and their immediate family

·         Salary sacrifice & packaging options – rental, mortgage, superannuation, vehicle

·         Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more

·         Rio Tinto employee share programme

·         Paid parental leave up to 9 months

·         A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

·         Job satisfaction, where you will be a valued member of the team

·         Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path

·         Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters 

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