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Rail Maintenance: Mechanical Fitter

Job Highlights

  • 6/6 DS:NS roster

  • Residential role for applicants residential to Karratha and Dampier

  • Ongoing employment opportunity

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

An ongoing opportunity exists for a Mechanical Fitter with sound mechanical aptitude to carry out duties at Rio Tinto's Rolling Stock Maintenance Facility. The successful applicant will be:

Conducting primary maintenance and breakdown repairs to RTIO rail network assets, including but not limited to; turnouts, IRJ's, frogs and sleepers

Safely executing breakdown repairs and recovery of various rolling stock assets including derailment scenarios

This role is open to applicants that reside in the Karratha and Dampier region ONLY.

Skills and Experience

  • Mechanical Fitter Trade Certificate

  • Manual C class drivers licence (minimum)

  • HR drivers licence (preferred)

  • Experience working on locomotives advantageous

  • Ability to pass a CAT 1 Rail Medical

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.

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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

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Sheree Mitchell - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: (08) 9159 6602

WorkPac - Industrial Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202270580

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: Rail Maintenance: Mechanical Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Demolition, Excavation Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2022-06-24
Reference: TMPRIJ202270580