Plant Operator, Steep Terrain

Job Highlights

  • 8/6 Dayshift only Roster

  • FIFO from various WA ports

  • Ongoing position, full time role for the right candidates

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 a number of opportunities across a variety of Rio Tinto Iron Ore exploration sites in the Pilbara for experienced steep terrain mobile plant operators. The works are associated with exploration earthworks and remote camp living.

As a key member of an exploration team, your knowledge of steep terrain earth moving techniques associated with the preparation and rehabilitation of drill pads and developing tracks for exploration is essential.

Skills and Experience

4-5 years earth moving experience in a similar role is essential, as is a strong knowledge of earthwork practices in steep terrain or forestry environments.

Highly competent operating skills in the use of the following machines

  • Caterpillar D9 track dozers

  • Caterpillar 336 excavators

  • Caterpillar 14M graders

  • Hold a current Australian issued manual C Class Driving Licence (minimum)

  • 4WD ticket, desired

  • First Aid ticket, desired

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.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Casey Hare, Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: (08) 6462 1128

WorkPac - Western Australia

Reference no. TMPRIJ202166826

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: Plant Operator, Steep Terrain
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2021-12-22
Reference: TMPRIJ202166826


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