All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) are looking for experienced trade-qualified Mechanical Tradespersons to join our maintenance and breakdown teams across various departments including Carbon , Casting & Logistic , Assets, Reduction and our Mobile Equipment and Maintenance Workshops .
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.
Reporting to our Crew Leaders and Superintendents, you’ll join our close-knit, proud and hardworking teams following a structured process to optimise preventative maintenance tactics and minimise overall business costs, identifying and conducting planned and unplanned repair and diagnostic work within production time constraints on a wide variety of equipment.
Your unwavering commitment to the safety of yourself and your team will see you promote and identify HSE opportunities to improve equipment, processes and behaviours.
You will have opportunity to utilise your strong problem-solving skills to add value through identifying and implementing improvement initiatives and applying robust defecting elimination practices
The work you’ll do here will be unlike anything else in NZ. The skills you gain here will set you up for success in other industries, so you can continue to support the people and things that are important to you into the future.
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, as part of the friendly Invercargill community.
And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.
What we offer