Exploration, Field Assistant

Job Highlights

  • 15/6 roster FIFO from Brisbane, Townsville or Cairns

  • COVID vaccination no longer compulsory on Rio Tinto sites

  • Competitive remuneration

About our Client:

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

RTX is a global, integrated business comprising regional exploration teams, a Project Generation Group and global support teams (eg. HR, Finance & Compliance, HSEC, D&IM and Laboratories). The work environment comprises a wide variety of countries, time zones, cultures, language groups, environments and jurisdictions. Employees operate in complex environment involving co-located and virtual teams, in field and city locations, supported by effective collaboration, relationships and engagement.

About the Role

An opportunity exists for a experienced Field Technicians to join the Rio Tinto Exploration team, working a 15 days on 6 days off roster in the Brisbane Region. You will be required to perform various general labourer duties in the field to assist with site exploration activities.

Skills and Experience

  • 4WD

  • Remote area first aid

  • Manual handling

  • Truck license

  • Forklift

  • Crane/dogging

  • GPS

  • Core Mark up, Core orientation, Core photo, Core Cutting/Sampling and SG measurement

  • Recovery-RQD, Magsus and conductivity, Chip pXRF (Mud rotary or RC chip)

How to Apply:

Click 'Apply', or for a confidential discussion please contact Principal Consultant Katherine Mitchell on (07) 3251 2281 or via email on

Reference no. 6123J20221850

About WorkPac:

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Job title: Exploration, Field Assistant
Contract type: Casual
Location: Brisbane
Industry: Administration Administration
Job expiry: 2022-07-20
Reference: 6123J20221850


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