Locomotive Diesel Fitter/ Maintainers Dampier Workshop - iMINCO

Locomotive Diesel Fitter/ Maintainers Dampier Workshop

Diesel Fitter – Locomotive Maintainer

WorkPac is partner with Rio Tinto Iron Ore and together are looking for Locomotive Diesel Fitter/ Maintainers for their Dampier workshop.

As a Maintainer, you’re primarily accountable for:

  • Fault finding on Locomotives.
  • Installation and servicing, component changes and repairs to systems and equipment
  • Maintaining records pertaining to maintenance programs in accordance with the requirements of our Rail
  • Safety Management System and relevant engineering standards.

As a successful applicant you should possess a trade certificate, preferably in a rail related field, although other heavy equipment maintainers are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience in maintenance in a heavy engineering industry, demonstrated knowledge of rail safety legislation and risk management will be highly regarded.

You will have a positive attitude, effective problem solving skills and be keen to contribute to continuous improvement to meet our reliability, availability, and safety standards.

This position is offered 8/6 FIFO Perth or 6/6 Residential to Karratha/Dampier area and is an ongoing casual contract.

Excellent interpersonal and organization skills are essential for success, plus a good level of computer literacy and time management skills.

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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