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Mining Systems Technician

  • Site: Brockman 4

  • 8:6 roster

  • Ongoing Role

About the Company

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

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking a Mining Systems Technician with on call requirements for our client based in Perth on a 8:6 roster to provide system technician support to Rio Tinto's truck fleet.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Provide technical support for Mining System Applications

  • Install, test and repair mine systems equipment on heavy vehicles in a mining environment

  • Scoping and implementing system enhancements based on customer requirements

  • Identify and pursue opportunities for improvement with existing mining systems in consultation with Mining Systems Team, Production Systems Specialist and OC controllers training specialist

  • Assist in the training of field operators with regards to the proper use of Mining System applications

  • Liaison with the Mining Systems and Operational Teams to ensure systems are maintained in such a way that they provide a high level of data accuracy and integrity.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in mining system applications such as Modular Mining (Dispatch, MineCare and Powerview)

  • Strong working knowledge of Caterpillar systems - Terrain, CAES an Aquila and HME Interfaces

  • Mobile radio network experience (WIFI)

  • Current Australian 'C' class manual driver licence

  • Relevant qualifications in Auto Electrical, Radio Communication or Industrial IT

  • Experience with Autonomous Mining Systems (preferred)

  • Experience in mobile radio network (LTE) and CCTV camera systems (preferred)

  • Mine Production Reporting Solutions - Oracle an SQL based experience (preferred)

  • Experience in Pit Technology Solutions, i.e. Survey Technology, Wall Monitoring Solutions (preferred)

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 the Company

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.

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For further enquiries, please contact

Sam Lemme on

Reference Code: TMPRIJ202167469

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: Mining Systems Technician
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-02-16
Reference: TMPRIJ202167469


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