FIFO Opportunities –Production Operators / Mobile Plant Operators
Where we’re all welcome
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
We acknowledge that all people are different and believe that our differences are our strength. The diversity of skills, life experiences and perspectives within our team enhances our way of working and our ability to achieve success together.
About the role
We are looking for heavy equipment experienced operators in either a mining or earthmoving capacity to join our Mining Operation’s teams at our sites across the Pilbara. Here they will safely operate large scale mining equipment to extract iron ore ready to process and ship to our overseas customers. Ideal candidates will have experience with the following equipment:
The Mobile Plant Operator is crucial to the success of the operation as they play a key role in the production supply chain. Whether you’re new to your profession or experienced in your field, we have opportunities that will provide interesting work and growth opportunities for everyone.
You’ll be part of a friendly and inclusive team, supported by your Supervisor to grow and achieve your own personal goals as well as the goals of the team. You’ll do 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off which will give you more time to spend on the things that are important to you and the people in your life. You can commute to site directly from Perth, Busselton, Albany, Geraldton or Broome so you can grow your career while continuing to enjoy the lifestyle you choose. If you don’t currently reside in Western Australia, we’ll provide full relocation so you can enjoy the incredible lifestyle.
You’ll stay on site for the duration of your roster with your own room equipped with TV and ensuite, the mess offers extensive menu options to suit most dietary requirements and there a wide range of activities to keep you entertained after your shift such as group gym classes, yoga and swimming pool.
What you’ll bring
If you are excited about the role and think you have what it takes but your experience doesn’t align 100% we still want to hear from you.
As a measure to achieve equality, Section 31 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. We strongly encourage women to apply.
What we offer
Who we are
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.
We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.
Where you’ll be working
In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world’s largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.