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Mechanical Fixed Plant Fitter

Job description

Job Highlights

- 6:6 Roster DS:NS
- Residential in Karratha
- 12.5 hour shifts

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.

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking experienced Mechanical Fitters with experience in Fixed Plant Maintenance for Rail Operations in the Pilbara. The role is open to Residents of Karratha or Dampier only, working on a 6/6 Roster including dayshift and nightshift. This is an ongoing role with an immediate start.


- You will be working in the Rolling Stock Maintenance (RSM) Workshop at Rio Tinto's 7 Mile Rail Site in Dampier supporting the Plant & Automation team (also maintaining assets at Cape Lambert RSM).
- Mechanical diagnosis, repair and servicing on a variety of rolling stock maintenance support equipment (Toyota trolleys, shunt mobiles etc.)
- Preventative and breakdown Maintenance on equipment
- Machine based fitting work
- Work management system data entry
- Flexibility and variety within the role

Skills and Experience:

- Trade Qualified Fitter, experienced in Fixed Plant.
- Experience with conveyors, hydraulics, rotating equipment alignment, motor changeouts, couplings, bearings
- Confined Space ticket
- Working at Heights
- Forklift Ticket
- Current C Class Drivers License
- SAP knowledge highly regarded
- Experience with Rail advantageous
- Knowledge and understanding of OHS practices and commitment to contributing towards zero harm
- Experience in Asset Health, Condition Monitoring, Alignment highly regarded

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. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

Apply Now

Click on the apply button. For more information contact:
Chelsea Renzullo - Recruitment Coordinator
Western Operations
Reference Number - TMPRIJ202057007

Job title: Mechanical Fixed Plant Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2020-11-21
Reference: TMPRIJ202057007