Vibration Analysis Technician Job at Rio Tinto – Gladstone QLD

Exciting opportunity to join the Condition Monitoring team in Yarwun!

Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits

Enjoy a coastal lifestyle in Gladstone

Domestic Relocation available

Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for a Vibration Analysis Technician to provide vibration analysis support, service, and advice with respect to timely and accurate information to the Planning, Engineering and Maintenance teams at our Alumina Refinery operation in Gladstone, QLD!

This role is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who enjoys variety and working with a range of stakeholders. Working Monday to Friday and reporting to the Condition Monitoring Team Leader as part of the Engineering Team, you will be required to:

Undertake vibration analysis on a range of equipment such as motors, gearboxes, conveyors, pumps, screens, and Ship unloader/loader.

Carry out inspections on plant equipment and report findings and make recommendations

Work collaboratively with the Planning, Engineering and Maintenance crews whilst fostering a culture of continuous improvement to drive reliability best practice

Promote a safe working culture and zero-harm approach

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.

Every hour of every shift, your safety and well-being are our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest in making sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

What you’ll bring

A Mechanical or Electrical trade qualification with a background in mechanical or electrical maintenance or fixed plant equipment

Category I, II or III Vibration Analyst certification, along with sound knowledge and experience in vibration and oil analysis techniques

Category I or II Infrared Inspection certificate

Strong focus on safety with the ability to communicate effectively

It would also be beneficial if you have:
Experience in condition monitoring, root cause analysis and machine failure investigation

Working knowledge of SAP software and associated data collectors 2140

NDT certification in MT, PT, UT

What we offer

Domestic relocation available

A safety-focused and inclusive working environment

A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP)

Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs

Excellent retirement plan

Paid Parental Leave Up to 9 Months (No distinction between primary or secondary carer)

A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)

Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters

Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

About Rio Tinto

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

With production beginning in 2004 at our Yarwun alumina refinery, located approximately 10 kilometres north-west of Gladstone in Central Queensland, today the operation produces more than three million tonnes of alumina per year.

Around 700 people support the operation, with an additional 350 contractors on site each year as part of scheduled maintenance shutdown activities. Thanks to its ‘Industry 4.0’ focus, Yarwun is also a leader in trialling new technologies to improve operations on site, including 3D printing, robotics and drones in confined spaces, and is home to Rio Tinto’s innovative Queensland Research and Development Centre (QRDC).

Along with Boyne Smelters Limited and Queensland Alumina Limited, our Yarwun Operation supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone.

Every Voice Matters

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.

Closing date 25th September 2023

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please submit your application as soon as possible.”

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Company Location:  Gladstone QLD

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