Light Vehicle Maintainer – Gudai-Darri – Rio Tinto – Western Australia

Light Vehicle Mechanic – upskill to Heavy Duty Fitter

  • Full Training and Development programme provided to upskill into the Heavy-Duty Fitter

  • Unique opportunity to gain high demand skills with a brand new mine


  • Come join us at Gudai-Darri where our people come first

For nearly 150 years, we have been producing materials essential to human progress – minerals and metals that are still part of everyday life, including the iron ore that shapes the skylines of cities around the world.

Next comes Gudai-Darri, a place that brings together everything we have learned to create a technically advanced iron ore mine – a new mine for a new way of working.

This is your opportunity to be at the pioneering edge of mining.

At Gudai-Darri your voice matters. We are building a new generation mine with a family of talented people at its heart.

About the role

We are excited to receive applications from Females and Indigenous light vehicle mechanics who would like the opportunity to expand your career . Our supportive Gudai-Darri leadership team will provide you with full training and education to upgrade your trade qualification towards a Heavy Duty Fitter. Your personalised development programme will consist of a combination of the nationally recognised Cert 3 with TAFE learning, hands-on work at our brand new Gudai-Darri mine where you will learn the practical component of the HD Fitter role. Whilst on site you will work an 8 days on, 6 days off roster, Fly in; fly out from Perth.

Upon successful completion of the development programme, an ongoing position as a Heavy Duty Fitter will be provided at Gudai-Darri. Your new found skills will open the door to a whole new world of opportunity.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.

Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team

  • Positive can-do attitude and a willingness to learn

  • High level of attention to detail and a disciplined approach to work

  • Light Vehicle qualifications and a desire to work in the Mining Industry


What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • 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 & salary packaging options

  • Career development & 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)

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

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.

Apply today if you want to be part of our Gudai-Darri journey.

Applications for this role will close on January 21st 2020, however we do reserve the right to close the role earlier.

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia.

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