Fixed Plant Lubricator – Cape Lambert

Western Australia
May 30, 2024
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Job Description

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The Opportunity

We are looking for Fixed Plant Lubricator to provide plant assets with the correct lubrication products and applications with measurable and sustainable results. This residential role is a great opportunity to be part of the Cape Lambert Maintenance Team and be responsible for the execution of lubrication practices.

You will be working in a small, close-knit team where safety, teamwork, quality improvement and a keen eye for detail are key to achieving success.

Working a residential roster 4 days, 4 off, 4 days, 2 off and reporting to the Reliability Supervisor, you will be required to:

  • Drive and promote a strong safety culture and zero harm approach
  • Complete scheduled lubrication tasks, which will include, grease lubrication of pulleys and electric motors, lubrication change outs on reduction gear boxes and hydraulic systems, replacement of single point lubricators and oil sampling for elemental analysis
  • Report on problems with plant, equipment practices and procedures
  • Conduct lubrication improvement works as specified by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement to drive reliability best practice

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

  • Manual C Class Drivers Licence
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude
  • Level 1 Lubrication Technician (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience as an Online Lubricator or Serviceperson on a range of mobile and fixed plant mining equipment

What’s on offer?

  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Full domestic relocation assistance provided
  • Company housing provided in all residential towns
  • Subsidised living expenses including rent and utilities
  • Two flights to Perth per annum for you and your dependents
  • Assistance with boarding costs for students in primary, secondary or post-secondary education
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with Annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family 
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options that includes residential housing, airport parking, cars and superannuation
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

Where you will be working

Our four independent shipping terminals at two locations, Cape Lambert and Dampier, are managed as a single port system. Each terminal has facilities for train unloading, product stockpiling and blending, and ship loading. Employees reside in Wickham which is located 1,572 km north of Perth and 13 km north of Roebourne in the Pilbara region of Western Australia with Karratha being the closest town. Wickham is a fascinating historic town boasting pristine sandy beaches and excellent fishing spots.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint – and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life. Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career. 

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change. 

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. You may also be required to complete on-line assessments as part of the selection process. So if you are looking for a new challenge, great location and an exceptional team of technical experts, apply now. If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn 

All progress begins with pioneers – at Rio Tinto it begins with you.

Applications for this role will close on 12/06/2024, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier.