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Technician Signals

Rio Tinto

WA - Other, Western Australia

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Technician Signals to safely maintain and improve the rail signalling asset which includes the worlds first autonomous heavy hall system.

Our privately owned and operated rail network is an essential part of our integrated production process and services our 15 mines across the Pilbara via 1,700km of track. With depots located at Tom Price, Cape Lambert and Dampier (7 Mile), each train is operated by a single driver and comprises up to three locomotives and 240 ore cars stretching to approximately 2.7 kilometres in length with over 40 trains operating per day. We are also applying and adapting technology to improve safety and productivity across our rail network.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is looking for a new challenge. We have a number of roles available for the successful candidates to take advantage of either a residential lifestyle or FIFO roster. Reporting to the Supervisor Rail Network Maintenance, you will be:

Efficiently carry out planned maintenance and inspections of train control signalling and associated communications to provide safe and reliable operation of the railway.
Assist with the development and implementation of improvement projects and propose improvements to maintenance processes.
Communicate regularly with key stakeholders including Train Control, Rail operations, RSM and Engineering Support regarding the signalling system performance.
Identify faults and undesirable conditions/ hazards, prioritise and implement short and long term solutions.

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:

A Grade WA Electrical License
A Current 'C' Class Driver's License
Certificate IV in Electrical Signalling
Proven ability to work effectively both as a team member as well as being capable of working with a minimum of supervision
Excellent communications skills; and proven ability to interact with all levels of personnel.
Demonstrated commitment to safety procedures and systems

It will also be beneficial if you have:

A relevant trade qualification
Knowledge of relevant computer programs including SAP and MS Suite.
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