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Maintainer Operator Electrical

Rio Tinto - Paraburdoo, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


Paraburdoo Power Station, Electrical Operator/ Maintainer

  • Demonstrate your excellence in safety & collaboration
  • Deliver on a variety of expectations across multiple electrical disciplines.
  • Fly In Fly Out position 8 days on, 6 days off roster or
  • Residential 8 days on, 6 days off roster

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, safety conscious Electrical Operator/ Maintainer to join our team at Utilities Paraburdoo Power Station. You will be part of a safe and technically disciplined team. Your demonstrated ability to deliver against a wide variety of electrical activities is essential to our team success. The role is to carry out inspections, scheduled maintenance, operation of assets and breakdown maintenance as required at Paraburdoo Power Station. This includes LM6000PC Gas Turbine Generators instrumentation & calibration, HV, LV & ELV general maintenance. On all the air, oil, gearbox & generator cooling systems. Balance of Plant systems including RO water treatment plant, Compressed Air, Waste Water system, UPS, SCADA, PLC. 

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A proactive approach and a strong commitment to maintaining our safe working culture
  • Experience and confidence in delivering against your electrical trade
  • Electrical trade qualification & license
  • Certificate 4 Instrumentation
  • EEHA qualification and experience
  • Experience in HV switching and operations
  • A current "C Class" WA Manual Driver’s License
  • PLC and operating platform qualifications and experience
  • Experience working in the power generation industry
  • Experience in operations and maintenance of LM6000 Gas Turbines & Balance of Plant
  • Experience and an understanding of Work Management Processes & Practices.

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • High Risk Work Licenses in LF,WP,RG
  • “HR Class” WA Driver’s License
  • Type B Gas Appliance, Supervising or Supervised Gas Fitter
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and SAP

Where you will be working

At the Paraburdoo Power Station as part of the Utilities Division Paraburdoo. The picturesque town of Paraburdoo offers residents a range of leisure facilities and local amenities including a jet-serviced airport. The operation has a predominantly residential workforce and as such has a strong sense of community where you will be a part of something bigger than just a mining business.

What’s on offer?

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • 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
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

About usAs 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. 

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly In and Fly Out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

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 

Applications for this role will close on 30/04/2020, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier.

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