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Belt Splicer

Job description

Job Highlights

  • 8/6 Roster

  • Day Shift only

  • FIFO from Perth or residential to Tom Price

  • Choose either Casual or Full-Time employment option

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worldâs 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

Use your belt splicing knowledge in this role as a critical part of the plant maintenance team at Rio Tinto Tom Price mine site. Your duties in this role will include:

  • Performing splicing and repairs on all types of conveyor belts including steel cord belts, hot and cold splice belts, and ply fabric belts

  • Installing conveyor belts using rigging gear, winches or cranes as required to fit and assemble system components

  • Disassemble conveyor system by removing components of system (guards, scrapers, rollers, stringers and frames) to gain access to belt to perform splice. May involve locking of counterweights (hydraulics)

  • Perform conveyor belt mapping on pulleys, rollers or belts and report on belt condition. 


  • The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • 2 years experience in a similar role, preferably in an iron ore mining environment

  • High Risk WP

  • Working at Heights 

  • Manual C class drivers licence (minimum)

About WorkPac

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

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Jessica Cristiano - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: (08) 9201 6260

WorkPac - Industrial Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202163152

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: Belt Splicer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas Production
Job expiry: 2021-07-21
Reference: TMPRIJ202163152