Mechanical Maintainer

Rio Tinto
Aug. 1, 2020, 8:28 a.m.
Aug. 15, 2020, 8:13 p.m.

About the Role

We have ongoing opportunities for Mechanical Maintainers who are interested in joining our Wet and Dry Plant (Production and Maintenance) teams at Yandicoogina. The purpose of these roles will be to provide a safe and efficient facility through the execution of mechanical fault finding, breakdown repairs, planned and opportune maintenance. These roles are a great opportunity for enthusiastic individuals who are looking for a new challenge.

Reporting to the Production/Maintenance Supervisor, the role will require you to:

Maintain infrastructure through repairing and overhauling fixed plant equipment to a high quality

Complete preventative and corrective maintenance for all equipment in the fixed plant area such as crushers, conveyors, stackers/reclaimers, cyclones, pumps, filtration systems, thickeners etc.

Conduct routine inspections of fixed plant assets including automatic lubrication systems and determine repair action when required

Maintain a high level of safety awareness and comply with company policies and procedures

Actively contribute to continuous improvement projects – increasing safety whilst reducing risk and cost

Utilise SAP to ensure that maintenance tasks are recorded, assigned correctly and completed to the relevant standard / specification

Isolate equipment for maintenance and operational tasks

About you

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

A Mechanical Engineering/Fitting trade qualification

A Manual C-class Australian driver’s licence (HR desirable)

Current Confined Space and Working at Heights certificates

Current experience maintaining and repairing various fixed plant (dry and wet)

Basic understanding of SAP maintenance systems or similar highly regarded

Ability to work safely and cooperatively in a small team, demonstrating flexibility to business requirements

Where you will be working

The Yandicoogina mine, often shortened to Yandi, is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 95 kilometers north-west of Newman. 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.

What’s on offer?

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto

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               

Attractive share ownership plan

Company provided insurance cover

Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options

Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions

Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

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