Track Machine Maintainer

Job Highlights

  • 8/6 day shift only roster

  • FIFO from Perth

  • Ongoing role

About our Client

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources. We have been in business for 150 years and remain focused on the long term. We're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It's how we grow - it's how you grow.

The Rio Tinto rail division has an extensive rail system that extends 1,700 kilometres to our 15 mines across the Pilbara and our four port facilities at Dampier and Cape Lambert. Our fleet consists of 200+ locomotives which are used to pull 50 consists. A pooled fleet loaded consist is 2.4 kilometres long, travels at speeds of up to 80 kilometres per hour and transports around 30,000 tonnes of iron ore.

What You Will Be Doing

WorkPac currently has a number of positions available for experienced Track Machine Personnel to operate & maintain the various track surfacing machines in an operational environment on RTIO Pilbara rail network. The opportunities and responsibilities include, but not limited to;

  • Operating, maintaining various Switch/Production Tamper, Stabiliser & Ballast Regulator Track Machines

  • Supporting various rail maintenance activities and projects

  • Working on Australia's largest privately-owned rail network

  • Demonstrating your rail and track skills and experience

About You

To be successfully considered for this role, we require:

  • Strong safety values and culture

  • Demonstrated experience working with track machinery

  • Mechanical or electrical trade background - desirable

  • ALC software experience - desirable

  • Rail maintenance experience, including a good knowledge of rail operations and practices.

  • Current C Class driver's license

  • Drivers Licence HR is desirable

  • Positive team culture and communication skills

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto's owned and operated rail network is an essential part of our integrated production process and services our 15 mines across the Pilbara via 1,700km of track. With depots located at Tom Price, Cape Lambert and Dampier (7 Mile), each train is operated by a single driver and comprises up to three locomotives and 240 ore cars stretching to approximately 2.7 kilometres in length with over 40 trains operating per day. Rio Tinto are also applying and adapting technology to improve safety and productivity across their rail network.

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. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Ruth Pop- Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: (08) 9201 6206

WorkPac - Industrial Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202375827

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 Machine Maintainer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2023-09-28
Reference: TMPRIJ202375827


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