Rio Tinto Is Hiring: Driver – KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Driver Iron Processing

Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion

Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefitsFamily-friendly rostersLocation: Richards Bay, South Africa

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs

We are looking for Driver to drive, monitor, operate and record specific elements within the plant according to given operating procedures and standards in order to maintain and ensure smooth running of the operations prescribed by RBM and the National Authorities.

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 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 the Production Supervisor, you will:

Ensure first level maintenance by performing routine inspections, completing checklist and reporting defects.
Perform driving duties.
Ensure safe operations and practices and healthy work environment by evaluating task and ground conditions prior to completing tasks.
Assist, where required, in coaching new drivers.
First respondent fault finding on equipment breakdown before escalation.
Perform basic machine and equipment maintenance to ensure optimal functioning as per the requirements of the specific functional area.
What you’ll bring

A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
Matric with Core Mathematics & Physical Science (attaching a copy of a Valid certificate is compulsory)
Or a complete N3 with Mathematics & Engineering Science (attaching a copy of a Valid certificate is compulsory)
South African Driver’s Licence code 10/ C1 (attaching a copy of a Valid licence is compulsory)
1 year experience in Heavy Industry
Operating HMEs (SEL, ADT and a Bobcat) would be beneficial
What is expected with your application

Please provide; clear and visible copies of your issued certificates and licence must be attached with your application, failure to do so will result in your application being unsuccessful and an automatic regret of your application.
Only complete academic certificates issued in accordance with Section, 17(A) of Act 58 of 2001 will be considered with your application. All application with only statement of results will be automatically disqualified.
Only online applications will be considered, any other applications will not be accepted.
As an applicant please ensure you read and answer all pre-screening questions carefully, any answered may negatively affect your application.
All communication from the Rio Tinto Recruitment team will be done online and/ through the provided mobile number, it is very important to make sure your application has the most recent contact details.
Please note that failure to satisfy all the minimum requirements listed above will lead to your application not being considered.

What we offer

A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs, pension, and savings plans
Wellbeing benefits
Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
Employee Assistance Program
A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental, etc)

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