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Trades Assistant

Job Highlights

  • 6:6 Roster | Day and Night Shift

  • Residential to Karratha

  • 5month contract with possibly ongoing 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

This role is 5 month contract with possible ongoing opportunity exists for an experienced Trades Assistant at Rio Tinto's 7 mile mine site.This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a strong commitment to safety to be part of a collaborative team.


This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a strong commitment to safety to be part of a collaborative team. Reporting to the Supervisor, you will be;

  • Supporting Machine shop team in wheel set manufacturing

  • Trained in operating the bearings on and off stations, operation of Portals, REMAN area fundamentals, Component (BEARINGS AND CONSUMABLES) delivery and collection, loading wheelsets, SAP paperwork completion.

  • General hand / TA work supporting maintenance crews or if Trade based executing maintenance works

  • Shutdown works when planned maintenance is being executed

  • Misc tasks associated with cleaning / Housekeeping

  • Assisting Tradesman in daily tasks

  • Required to perform manual tasks in hot weather extremes


  • Forklift (LF) High Risk Licence (mandatoryy)

  • Dogman (DG) High Risk License (preferred)

  • HR Drivers License (preferred)

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

  • Ability to complete a Pre-Employment Medical and Drug and Alcohol screening

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a !!!Good Move!!!

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Cherie Nicholas- Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: 08 9591 0393

WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

Reference no. TMPRIJ202477150

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: Trades Assistant
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Trades and Services Labourer and Handyperson
Job expiry: 2024-04-14
Reference: TMPRIJ202477150