Process Technician - Traineeship

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Location:Gladstone Central
Job Type:Full Time

Process Technician Traineeship – Yarwun Refinery

  • Great opportunity to gain skills for a new career
  • Full training and support provided
  • 24-month contract including Certificate III in Process Operations

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you

We are hiring Process Technicians Trainees to join our team in 2021. Our Traineeships are a great opportunity for motivated candidates who are inquisitive and interested in understanding how things work. Supported in the role by your Leaders, Crew and Training Team, you will undertake a variety of tasks, including;

  • Assisting in day to day operation of the refinery.
  • Conducting routine inspections and tasks in your areas to maintain equipment in operational condition.
  • Conducting operational activities including start-up, monitoring and shut down of equipment.
  • Participating actively in safety interactions and improvements

A Certificate III Process Plant Operations will be awarded on the successful completion of the training program along with the opportunity to secure a full time Process Technician position.

What you’ll bring

Your strong communication skills, team orientation and ability to undertake physical work in a hot industrial environment are essential. You will also need to be self-motivated with the desire to learn and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the safety of yourself and your team

Prior experience in the industry is not essential and training will be provided to ensure you’re able to work safely and efficiently. Highly regarded will be work experience in an environment involving team work, physical work or shift work.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions and attend an assessment centre in January 2021.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

Rio Tinto Aluminium – Pacific Operations

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world’s most widely used metals.

Active in the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world’s most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand’s south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approach—mining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.