Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Brisbane


Job Highlights

- Weekly Pay

- FIFO from Perth

- Opportunities for fulltime employment in the future

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the world?s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

An ongoing opportunity exists for experienced shotfirers based at Rio Tinto?s Tom Price mine site.

Reporting to the Drill & Blast Superintendent, you will be associated with the safe and secure operation of all shot firing duties on site, including running shots, setting up blast zone clearances, the safe operation of mobile manufacturing units, responsible for ordering and correct storage, handling and transportation of explosives on site.

As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing our client's production requirements.

Skills and Experience

- 5 + year?s experience as a shot firer in an open pit mining environment

- WA issued Shotfiring Licence

- WA issued Dangerous Goods Security Card

- Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia?s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country?s leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Vaishnave Thangarasu - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: 0455 053 964

WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

Reference no. TMPRIJ201949526

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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