Temporary Operator (multiple opportunities)

Application Deadline:

September 23, 2018


Rio Tinto

Job Categories:


Job Type:




Education Level:

High School

Driver's License Class:

N (Novice)

Minimum Site Requirement:

None Required

Minimum PPE:

None Required


Temporary Operator (multiple opportunities)




·         Be part of a Zero Harm culture where individual and team contributions are recognized


·         Our culture is inclusive, exciting and performance-driven


·         Temporary positions | Location: Kitimat, BC


About the role


We are looking for Temporary Operators, on varying temporary assignments, to fill multiple roles in our Operation departments. You will join the Kitimat Smelter team and participate in the safe operation of one of the largest smelting operations in the world.




This role is a great entry-level opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work safely and intelligently, and building on their existing industrial experience and equipment operation skills. Working on a rotating roster and reporting to an Operations Supervisor, you will be:




  • Ensure safe work practices, and a safe work environment by complying with Rio Tinto, BC Operations, department-specific Health, Safety & Environment standards, plans and procedures
  • Actively engaging in safety initiatives promoting the “Zero Harm” safety culture
  • Performing operations duties and utilizing equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures as instructed by Supervisors and other leaders
  • Checking for proper and safe functioning of equipment
  • Keeping work area and equipment clean
  • Working effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Respectful and effective communication




About you




To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:


·         High school diploma or GED


·         Minimum of a Class 5 or Class 7 provincial driver’s license


·         Ability to pass bona-fide job requirements test


·         Ability to wear heavy personal protective equipment while working in operational areas


·         Ability to work rotating shifts (both days and nights)


·         Prior work experience working in an industrial and/or manufacturing and/or construction setting


·         Interpersonal communication skills


·         Willingness to be flexible with varying work schedule and assignments  




Please note: this is not a fly-in-fly-out position.


Where you will be working


Rio Tinto’s BC Works is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group. Check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=CTp1jkRKeBI




Rio Tinto has been Operating in British Columbia for over 60 years. With industry leading new technology and four generations of employee expertise, as well as our hydropower facility at Kemano and the Nechako Reservoir, the Kitimat smelter is one of the most competitive aluminium smelters in the world, producing aluminium with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world.




Rio Tinto is proud to operate in BC alongside our 1000 employees, community stakeholders and First Nations, and we look forward to the next 60 years.




Kitimat, BC, is a family-oriented community based in the heart of the Northern British Columbia wilderness. This coastal community offers a lot of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. The location encourages the practice of various activities such as water sport, fishing, kayaking, boating but also rock climbing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing or simply relaxing picnic in our numerous green spaces and parks.




About us




As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.




Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.


Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce




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 organization and fulfilling career.




So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now online at: https://riotinto.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=riotinto&id=22988.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.




If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn.




Application deadline: September 23, 2018.


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