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Plant Fitter

Job description

Job Highlights

  • Even time 8/6 - DAY Shift only roster

  • Pay rate range $52 - $55 per hour

  • FIFO from Perth

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 is seeking qualified Mechanical Fitters to join the Rollingstock Maintenance Locomotives department to maintain and service Rio Tinto's Locomotive fleet at their 7 Mile Facility in Karratha/Dampier.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be required to:

  • Complete a variety of fitting and mechanical maintenance tasks, from overhauls and major engine servicing, bogie overhauls and fitment, to minor level servicing and provisioning.

  • Perform emergency repairs to locomotives.

  • Replaces locomotive and diesel engine components including but not limited to wheels or trucks, traction motors, springs, couplers, draft gear assembly, gear cases, cylinder heads, air compressors, and turbo chargers

  • Perform daily service of locomotive units: fuels, waters, lubrication and oils.

  • Follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Trade Certificate

  • Crane Operator Licence

  • Current C Class Drivers Licence

  • Committed to following the company's values

  • Flexible and able to work well in a team

  • Ability to follow instruction through to task completion

  • Committed with 100% safety focus

  • Experience in Rail Industry, locomotives specifically would be advantageous

Desirable but not essential:

  • Forklift Ticket

  • HR license

  • First Aid

  • Rio Tinto Inducted

About WorkPac

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:

  • Jessica Cristiano - Recruitment Coordinator

  • Phone contact: (08) 9201 6260

  • WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

  • Reference no. TMPRIJ202160061

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: Plant Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2021-04-11
Reference: TMPRIJ202160061