Mobile Plant Operator – FIFO from Broome Job at Rio Tinto – Sydney NSW
The perfect balance, our roster gives you more time for the things that are important to you and your community
Flexibility for the lifestyle you want – reside in Broome or surrounding country and Fly in; Fly out direct to our Pilbara Mine Sites
Join our teams, who look out for each other because your safety and wellbeing are always our priority
Specialist Indigenous Support Advisors are always there for our Indigenous employees and available to support through any aspect of your employment
Permanent employment which includes attractive salary, annual bonuses, training and development opportunities and a huge range of additional benefits, like discounts on hotels, retail, car hire and many more.
We strongly encourage women to apply, as we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment and we advance our business to more accurately reflect the world around us.
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 people who have heavy equipment experience 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:
Electric Haul Trucks: 730E, 830E, 930E
Dozers: D10, D11
Loaders/Diggers: EX 2500, EX 3600, EX5600, LT 1850, CAT 994
Graders: CAT16, CAT24
Water Cart: 777
Auxiliary equipment: WA/WD900, FEL 992
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 Broome.
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.
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.
What you’ll bring
A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
Respect for others and an all-inclusive mindset
Experience working in a Mining Operations role in mining or another heavy industry
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
Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
Specialist mentoring and support through our Indigenous Support Advisors. Available to all of our Indigenous employees to support through any aspect of your employment.
Dedicated Indigenous Talent Programme for our Operators and Tradespersons and entry level operational roles. This programme is designed to create long term sustainable careers for our Indigenous Employees to grow into leadership or technical pathways to ensure you have every opportunity to grow your career.
Indigenous leadership programmes across some professional and operational roles to ensure that we are developing Indigenous Leaders.
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive bonus
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave, cultural leave)
To better suit different family needs, our paid parental leave approach gives all parents the option to take 18 weeks of paid leave after a new child arrives – at a time that suits them
Exclusive employee discounts including hotel stays, banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more, read more about the huge range of benefits here.
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.
About the Company
Company: Rio Tinto –
Company Location: Sydney NSW