Electrical Maintainer Mine site Rio Tinto Cairns QLD - iMINCO Mining

Rio Tinto has an Opportunity for Full Time Position Electrical Maintainer Mine site - Cairns QLD

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Rio Tinto - Cairns QLD

Electrical Mining Maintenance QLD

Electrical Maintainer Mine site Rio Tinto Cairns QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

Electrical Maintainer Well established and expanding mine site Cohesive and supportive team Residential Role Only (No FIFO) – Weipa About the role.They are searching for an Electrical Maintainer to join Electrical maintenance services team, a division of the Rio Tinto Weipa Electrical Workshop.

This role is a permanent role and the successful applicant will be required to relocate to Weipa on a full time basis.

This role is a great opportunity to perform electrical tasks that align with preventative maintenance and safety strategies, as well as deliver timely breakdown services to all internal clients.

Reporting to the Electrical Maintenance Crew Leader, you will be:

  • Performing daily task based risk assessments
  • Mentoring apprentices with both work experience and safety
  • Completing fault finding and maintaining general low voltage circuits and non-production related plant and equipment
  • Completing general low voltage circuit additions, modifications and installations
  • Undertaking airport and traffic system maintenance, repairs and upgrades
  • Completing after hours cal louts as per call out roster

Electrical Maintainer Mine site Rio Tinto Cairns QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information


To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • A current Queensland Electrical Fitter/Mechanic License or similarly recognized qualification that can be transferred
  • A current manual “C’ class drivers license
  • Previous post trade experience in mining or a similar industry An outstanding attitude towards safety

It will also be beneficial if you have:

High risk work licenses such as EWP, Forklift and Dogman’s

Working at heights and confined space competencies Airport Lighting experience MSIC and ASIC clearances .Where you will be working. Rio Tinto Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years.

Over the years, it has developed into a vibrant and diverse cultural hub of the Western Cape. Weipa offers a coastal community rich in geographical beauty and cultural heritage that provides families with opportunities to participate in leisure activities, sports and community events.

With a strong sense of community, the region has plenty of natural beauty to offer including the opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and exploring. Construction of the Amrun project, located 40 kilometers south west of Weipa, is currently underway to expand bauxite operations and continue production from one of the world’s premier bauxite deposits.

This expansion will strengthen the economy and provide exciting opportunities for the people of Cape York and Queensland for future generations.

As pioneers in mining and metals, they produce materials essential to human progress. Their long history is filled with firsts. They have  developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce.

They are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, there people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when they are accepted and valued for differences, not judged by them.

They all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

How to apply

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where they challenge you to drive positive change.Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction Training

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