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Laboratory Operator

Job Highlights

  • 8/6 : 7/7 day shift and night shift

  • FIFO from Perth or Geraldton

  • 3-4 month contract

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

An ongoing opportunity exists for an experienced mine site Laboratory Operator at Rio Tinto's Marandoo mine site. Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, you will be physically testing (crushing, grinding, weighing, sieving) iron ore/base metals, conducting manual preparation using rotary sample dividers and other associated duties within a laboratory environment.

What You Will Need

  • Experience as a Laboratory Operator in a mining environment

  • Software systems knowledge such as Starlims, SAP, FDMS, TIKS, SuperQ and ChemAlert

  • Technical and analytical experience in flux fusion, Leco TGA, XRF, robotic sampling with Herzog equipment,

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

  • Curiosity & willingness to learn

  • Physically fit - standing hours at a time

About WorkPac

Awarded Large Recruitment Agency of the year by SEEK, 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

Ruth Pop- Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: (08) 9201 6206

WorkPac - WA and NT Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202376054

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: Laboratory Operator
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-09-28
Reference: TMPRIJ202376054