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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Boron
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Diesel Mechanic

  • Join our global leading businessoffering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Family-friendly rosters
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion - Boron, California
  • For California based roles the hourly rate is $39.12 About the role Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs. We are looking for aDiesel Mechanicto play a crucial role in providing repair and preventive maintenance for our diverse mining equipment fleet, including trucks, graders, dozers, and more. This is an exceptional opportunity to become a valued member of Rio Tinto Borates, a global leader in supplying high-quality borates to markets worldwide. 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 wellbeingis 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. Working and reporting to the Truck Shop Supervisor and working in challenging and exciting environment you will be:
    • Ensuring the availability of the mining fleet in an industrial environment.
    • Diagnosing and repair various types of industrial mobile equipment.
    • Utilizing power and hand equipment for rigging tasks, including work at heights and adherence to safety protocols.
    • Safely operating and maintaining specialized rigging equipment such as harnesses, lanyards, and lifts.
    • Conducting routine inspections and preventive maintenance, documenting activities, and addressing potential equipment failures.
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet production targets and optimize equipment reliability.
    • Stay updated with industry advancements, emerging technologies, and best practices in equipment maintenance.
    • Adhering to established safety protocols, fostering a culture of safety awareness, and creating a secure work environment. What you'll bring
      • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Valid state driver's license
      • 4+ years Industrial Diesel Mechanic experience
      • Mechanical aptitude and proficiency in the repair and maintenance of equipment, showcasing your keen problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
      • Experience in welding or pipefitting, highlighting your expertise in ensuring precise and durable connections, meeting the highest industry standards.
      • Background in rigging equipment, including wire rope, synthetic slings, cable clamps, hooks, shackles, and other rigging apparatus, attesting to your comprehensive knowledge and adherence to safety protocols. What we offer We are committed to providing our employees with a generous benefits package. Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking, your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress, we provide:
        • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
        • Access to top-tier family-friendly health programs including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life insurance coverage, and various voluntary benefits.
        • 401(k) matching program (company matched .35 per dollar up to 5% of your base pay)
        • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program, which allows you to purchase Rio Tinto Company shares.
        • Comprehensive leave policies which cover all moments that matter in life: PTO (paid time off), paid holidays, and paid bereavement leave.
        • A favorable child-caregiver leave program (Up to 100% salary top-up)
        • Ongoing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family; to help in addressing educational opportunities, addiction treatment, depression, stress, domestic issues, financial management, and legal concerns.
        • Discount programs for leisure purposes and access to Virgin Pulse with incentives supporting your wellbeing. Where you'll be working Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We supply approximately 25% of the world's demand for refined borates, minerals essential to life and modern living. We seek to create mutual value by working closely with our investment partners and host communities. Our 20 Mule Team Borax brand pays tribute to our first borates mining operation in Death Valley in 1872. About Rio Tinto Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs - striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can't do it on our own, so we're focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities Every Voice Matters At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications fromIndigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit more information. 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.

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Bakersfield , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Boron, California

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