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Instrument Electrician in Rio Tinto Ltd
  • A company with a world-class reputation for safety and performance.
  • Fostering a collaborative team environment built on strong work ethics.
  • Excellent opportunity to develop your career. - Wilmington

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Instrument Electrician to provide electrical installation, inspection, design and troubleshooting support.

The Rio Tinto Diamonds& Minerals group comprises mining, refining and marketing operations across six sectors. Rio Tinto Diamonds is one of the world’s leading diamond producers, active in mining, sales and marketing. Rio Tinto Minerals is a world leader in borates, with mines, processing plants, commercial and research facilities.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to join a successful, dynamic and experienced team. Working a roster and reporting to the Supervisor, you will be:

  • Installing conduit, switchgears, control devices, transformers, electrical feeders, programmable logic controllers (PLC), (HMI) devices, instrument and process control equipment.
  • Using s test equipment to diagnose low voltage (600 volts or less). Repairing pneumatic, mechanical, electrical and electronic instruments.
  • Programing PLC’s and HMI’s, testing and calibrating control loops. Connect control circuits, motor circuits, and transformer connections.
  • Repairing and locating faults on single and poly phase circuits. Troubleshoots circuits containing electronic components, printed circuit boards and PLC based controllers.
  • Creating and building drawings of completed projects.
  • Performing general instrumentation and electrical field maintenance. Basic troubleshooting in electrical control, distribution and motor protection and control.
PositionInstrument Electrician
Job Category Electrician
Industry TypeMining
Location of JobWilmington
Last Date to Apply01 December 2016
Desired Candidate's Profile

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders.

We have the people, capabilities and resources to supply a world hungry for metals and minerals. Construction, communication, recreation, transport, healthcare and renewable energy: all these industries, and many more, rely on the products we supply.

Experience4+ years of experience as an Instrumentation Electrician
QualificationHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Contact Details
Contact NameHR
Contact Email recruitment.support[at]riotinto.com
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