Track Protection Officer

Job highlights

- Family Friendly 8 & 6 Roster
- FIFO from Perth or Residential roles available ?
- Opportunities for fulltime employment in the future

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.

What you will be doing

Our client Rio Tinto is currently Track Protection officers or M5 Safeworkers to join their Rail Network Renewals team at their 7 Mile Rail Facility in Karratha, this is an ongoing role with a start in January 2022.

  • Manage the critical risks of a rail maintenance worksite and implement the appropriate type of protection for the works performed

  • Provide safe working support to the rail maintenance execution teams, in accordance with Rio Tinto Rail Safeworking Rules and Authorities

  • Ensure thorough consideration, understanding and verification of heritage and environmental approvals

  • Identify and take ownership for the delivery of safety and productivity improvement initiatives in works planning and execution

  • Hand over worksite protection information to the relieving Protection Officer and ensure workers and equipment are clear of the danger zone prior to cancelling any type of protection

What you will need

  • Possess a high regard for the safety of yourself and others

  • M5 Safeworking Qualification (Essential)

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

Covid 19 Vaccination

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.

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:

Katie Procter - Recruitment Coordinator
Phone contact:
WorkPac - Industrial Mining
Reference no. TMPRIJ202167220

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: Track Protection Officer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Production Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2021-12-28
Reference: TMPRIJ202167220


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