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Maintainer Rail

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About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking experienced maintainers to support our Client Rio Tinto at their 7 Mile Rail Facility.

- 6:6 Roster 3D, 3N, 6 Off

- 12 hour shifts

- Ongoing role

- Residential opportunity for Karratha or Dampier residents


Servicing, diagnosing defects and competently repairing Pooled Fleet and Fleet wagons which includes;

Qualifying and replacing of Wheelset's as required using an overhead crane or Jacks

Assembling/disassembling and replacing Draft Gears, Couplers and other Drawgear components

Testing, diagnosing faults and repairing brake systems

Repairing wagon structural body damage

Repairing Bogies

Qualifying wheelset bearings, pressing bearings on/off and qualifying Axles.

Operating Simmonds Stanray Milling Machine and any future wheelset truing machine

Shunting wagons within workshop yard

Operate Yard Drop tables

Mandatory Requirements:

- Relevant Trade Certificate

- C Class Drivers Licence

- Forklift Licence

- Crane Ticket - Overhead/Gantry, Dogging

- Australian Rights to work

- Ability to pass a Category 1 Rail Medical


- Rio Tinto Inducted

- HR Drivers Licence

- Ability to operate a RK320 Railking

- Working at Heights

- Confined Space

- Isolations/Lockholders

Why work for WorkPac?

Looking after our employees is important to us. Our Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more.

We have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac's service but our clients. We are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are our most valuable asset!

WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Caroline Folan - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: 08 9159 66 87

WorkPac Industrial Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202164766

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Maintainer Rail
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Automotive Trades & Services
Job expiry: 2021-11-18
Reference: TMPRIJ202164766