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Rail Track Maintainer

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Job Highlights

Competitive Rate

Family friendly roster 8/6, 7/7 Dayshift & Nightshift

Residential Tom Price or FIFO ex Perth

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worlds 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
Our client is seeking experiences Rail Track Maintainer Operators to maintain the railway track, you will be working inside the Network Response teams for the safe execution of breakdown repairs across the Inland portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a strong commitment to safety to be part of a collaborative team. Reporting to the Crew Leader, you will be:

Re-railing, resurfacing, sleeper changes and other associated tasks to do with track maintenance

Conducting primary maintenance and breakdown repairs to RTIO rail network assets, including but not limited to; turnouts, IRJs, frogs and sleepers

Safely executing breakdown repairs and recovery of various rolling stock assets including derailment scenarios

Maintain a high level of safety awareness and comply with all RTIO Company Policies and procedures

Actively contribute to continuous improvement projects & increasing safety whilst reducing risk & cost

Utilise SAP to ensure that maintenance tasks are recorded, assigned correctly and completed to the relevant standard / specification

Qualification, Skills & Experience with the below:

  • Experience with rolling stock failures, maintenance and derailment recovery.

  • Aluminothermic Welding Certificate or extensive Off-sider experience

  • Experience working with rail specific Hand Tools

  • Experience Operating Rail Maintenance Machinery - Tamper, Regulator, Tie Inserter (Gemco), Loaders, HIAB, High Rail Excavators, Sax Grinders, Clipping Machines, Shears

  • Experience working with Timber Sleepers

  • Experience working in a hot environment

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Trade Certificate - Fitting, Track Machine Fitter, Plant Fitter (Rail Specific)

  • Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure

  • WA C Class Drivers Licence & HR Licence

  • Aluminothermic Welding Ticket (Thermite)

  • High risk Work Licenses desired - DG, C2, CV

  • Rio Tinto Inductions

  • First Aid Certificate

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.

How to Apply

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Jenna Webb

WorkPac Recruitment Co-Ordinator - Western Operations

Reference number: 752J202048844

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: Rail Track Maintainer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Labourer and Handyperson Trades & Services
Job expiry: 2020-11-18
Reference: TMPRIJ202057228