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Metallurgical Technician

Job Highlights

  • 2:1 roster

  • FIFO from Perth

  • Dayshift/nightshift

  • Christmas Creek

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.

About the Role

WorkPac has employment opportunities across various Rio Tinto Iron Ore sites located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist/ Senior Process Engineer this role will see you assist the team in conducting sampling, test work and plant trials. On a daily basis you will operate and maintain fine instruments on site as well as the following:

⢠Regular plant sampling around dry and wet sections of CC OPFâs

⢠Data Entry and despatch of samples to MAL.

⢠Project sample collection & preparation (Dry Screening, Rotary Splitting, Riffling, ROTAPS, Wet Screening, Moisture Determination, Chemical Analysis Prep etc.)

⢠Provide technical support to the processing team

⢠Support work for the Process Engineering Team (e.g.: panel collection & deliveries, belt cut support crew, thickener quality observation, screen integrity spot checks, feed sample collection, settling test work, plant water quality monitoring).

⢠Actively consulting and implementing continuous improvement in workflow processes and strategies

⢠Coordinate and execute test work as instructed by site Metallurgists

⢠Correctly logging and monitoring test work

Skills & Experience

⢠Previous site based metallurgical experience (Iron Ore preferably)

⢠Strong organizational & planning skills

⢠MR License preferred, if not C Class Drivers License (Manual)

⢠Telehandler ticket would be beneficial

⢠Confined Space and Working at Heights tickets preferred but not essential

⢠Senior First Aid Certificate preferred but not essential

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Mia Lowe- Recruitment Coordinator

WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

Reference no. 764J202280782

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: Metallurgical Technician
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Exploration Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2022-10-21
Reference: 764J202280782

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