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
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)