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Blast Operators WTS2 (FIFO)

Rio Tinto

Develop your skills in this friendly and safe team Join the expanding Western Turner Syncline 2 (WTS2) Mine Operations Team Attractive FIFO rosters 8 days on, 6 days off The Opportunity We are looking for Blast Operators to join the expanding Western Turner Syncline 2 (WTS2) Mine Operations Team to ensure targets and optimum productivity is achieved. These roles are a great opportunity for motivated and team driven individuals who would like to contribute to a high performing team. About the role These roles report to the Blast Supervisor and will be FIFO on an 8 days on, 6 days off shift roster.

Responsibilities include: Operating MPU both ANFO and Pumpable products Operating the Stemming Truck Using electronic detonators as well as firing units Stock take Magazines Inspecting equipment to ensure the correct working order and safety requirements Ensuring all Rio Tinto Health and Safety Standards, policies and procedures are being adhered to To succeed in this role, you will have: A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team Dangerous Goods Security Card- required Dangerous Goods Drivers License-preferred. A manual C class Driver's License A Shot Firer's License is preferred MPU and small loader experience is preferred A positive can-do team-oriented attitude Strong communication skills, with the ability to work as a collaborative team member Ability to work effectively and safely under minimal supervision Where you will be working In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading performance and technology. Our iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

The Expansion of mine operations at WTS2 has created opportunities for Drill and Blast operators within the Greater Tom Price network. These opportunities will be offered on a fly in, fly out basis (ex Perth airport). What's on offer? Permanent Rio Tinto contract Competitive salary package with quarterly safety/performance bonus Domestic relocation assistance may be provided Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options that includes residential housing, airport parking, cars and superannuation Generous employee share plan Company provided insurance cover A broad range of employee discounts in banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more A work environment where safety is always the number one priority Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path Ongoing individual well-being support for you and your family for personal and professional matters 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.


Date29 May 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary Competitive

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