RKC-376 Track Machine Maintainer / Operator

RKC-376 Track Machine Maintainer / Operator

20 Nov
Rio Tinto
Western Australia

20 Nov

Rio Tinto

Western Australia

Future of Rail - Track Machine Operator/ Maintainer Work with the newest machinery and innovations in the rail industry

Opportunities for those experienced and those wishing to learn something new

Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits

FIFO 8/6 roster

Karratha and Tom Price Residential opportunities available

About the role

We are looking for Track Machine Operator/ Maintainers to operate and maintain the various track surfacing machines in an operational environment on our Rio Tinto Iron Ore Pilbara rail network.

This is also great opportunity for Electrical or Mechanical maintenance tradespeople or people experienced in Rail Operations to gain new skills,

with a dedicated learning pathway and a supportive and encouraging leadership team.

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 Supervisor Track Machines and working in an exciting environment within Rail Network Renewals Team you will be:

Operating, maintaining various Switch/Production Tamper, Stabiliser & Ballast Regulator Track Machines

Supporting various rail maintenance activities and projects

Working on Australia's largest privately-owned rail network

Demonstrating your rail and track skills and experience

What you'll bring

To be successfully considered for this role, we require:

Strong safety values and culture

Current C Class driver's license

Either rail maintenance experience OR good knowledge of rail operations and practices OR an Mechanical or Electrical trade background

The following are also desirable:

On track machinery experience

ALC software experience

Drivers Licence HR desirable

Positive team culture and communication skills

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.

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 & salary packaging options

Career development & 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)

Possible domestic relocation assistance

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

We operate 200 locomotives on more than 1,700 kilometres of track in the Pilbara, transporting ore from 16 mines to four port terminals. The average return distance of these trains is about 800 kilometres with the average journey cycle, including loading and dumping, taking approximately 40 hours.

Our network is the largest privately owned and operated heavy haul rail system in Australia, and as we focus on the future, our vision is to become the greatest heavy haul railway in the world.

Every Voice Matters

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.

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

OPTIONAL:Applications close on Friday the XX of December 2020 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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