Rio Tinto Jobs

Rio Tinto Jobs

Rio Tinto mining jobs. Mining jobs in Australia for Rio Tinto. Picture of a mine site in Australia.

Hundreds of mining jobs are available now, with thousands more in the pipeline.

Rio Tinto has operations – and opportunities – around Australia. They mine iron ore and diamonds in WA, coal, bauxite in Queensland`s Bowen Basin and NSW`s Hunter Valley, alumina, aluminium, uranium, copper, gold, and salt from more than 30 mine sites around the country including the Northern Territory. They also have offices in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.

As a leading global mining and metals company, they offer a vast array of mining job opportunities from entry level clean skin mining jobs to mine management and long term career paths.

With close to $22 billion-worth of projects under construction or approved to start across Australia, Rio Tinto is looking for experienced mine engineers, mine site plant operators, geologists, planners, trades people and resource project professionals to help drive expansion.

They use mine-ready training, best practice and technology to maintain and improve their employees’ safety and wellbeing, believing that injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable on mine sites.

People seeking Rio Tinto mining jobs can start looking here:

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On this page you can click on “Featured jobs”ť or “Browse all Jobs”ť which is divided into different areas of mining: Operations/Metallurgy/Mining; Trades; Administrative Functions; Port/Road/Rail; Health, Safety and Environment and Sustainable Development. Clicking on these panels will open a list of current jobs in areas such as: Entry Level Clean Skin Mining Jobs, Project Operations and Construction; Mine Operation; Mine Planning; Operator; Exploration Support and Processing.

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Contractors to Rio Tinto:

Diverse infrastructure jobs can also be had by contacting the preferred contractors to Rio Tinto:

Downer ED (Pilbara)I: Rio Tinto mining contractor Downer Ed

Decmil (Pilbara): Rio Tinto mining contractor Decimil

NRW (Pilbara): Mining careers and jobs at NRW

 Indigenous Opportunities:

Rio Tinto iron ore, mining jobs for indigenous Australians

Rio Tinto employs more than 20,000 people across Australia and is the largest private-sector employer of Indigenous Australians, comprising close to 10 per cent of its workforce.

Rio Tinto Coal Australia’s Kestrel Mine currently has Indigenous opportunities and will give you genuine opportunities to contribute your knowledge and realise your potential, while working with a team that is committed to your training and development.

Mining job opportunities at Rio Tinto Kestrel Coal Mine for indigenous Australians

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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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