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Productive: Challenging enjoyable
Advanced Refinery Operator (Current Employee), NhulunbuyFebruary 1, 2014
Pros: free tea and coffee. working with a team
Cons: sometimes the shift work the long hours.
• Control room operation of plant process, utilizing automated control systems (ABB, DCS) to meet Refinery KPI’s and production plan.
• Precise communication/direction of field operators to achieve production goals
• Operation of plant and equipment to meet Refinery production plan
• Experienced in the operation of Fluid Bed Calciners, Rotary Kilns, – more... Lime Plant, Conveyors, and washing, screen and filtration system, Crushers.
• Coordination of operational process to meet planned and breakdown maintenance requirements
• Identifying plant issues and raising appropriate work orders
• Troubleshooting to identify and improve the process – less
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Great Company to work for. Excellent compensation package
Operations Superintendent (Current Employee), Boron, CAJanuary 28, 2014
Great Company to work for. Excellent compensation package.
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workig on diffrent equipment
Mechanical Fitter (Current Employee), tom priceJanuary 26, 2014
Pros: being home every night with family
Cons: long hours
learning about new equipment and fault finding skills . working with a large crew of maintainers with different ideas and skills. the roster is ok ( 4 on 4 off 4 on 2 off ) but having to travel such long distance is a disadvantage . I have taken the role as a apprentice trainer( hands on) for pump rebuilds etc
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Excellent supportive and productive workplace
Senior Process Engineer (Current Employee), Gove, NTJanuary 23, 2014
Very good company to work with. Really great working culture with priority on work life balance.
Supportive and helpful co-workers with plenty of learning opportunities.
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Safe environment held over production
Geologist (Current Employee), Bingham Canyon, UTJanuary 19, 2014
Challenging and fast pace. The Geology department is very interested in personal development, there is always an opportunity for more learning and growth.
I love the field work and interpreting data I have collected coupled with almost a century geological sampling and mapping.
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safety first at all times,very supportive company
Production Operator (Former Employee), Lynemouth, ENGJanuary 6, 2014
Pros: excellent remuneration, benefits, package, team working
Cons: extreme conditions
Working in Potrooms on many varying tasks towards the production of aluminium / metal for the smelter,involving operating overhead cranes, tapping aluminium from pots via crucibles then operatng driving large industrail machinery loaders, forklifts, breakers for the purpose of continuios metal production and anode change process over a 25 hr period – more... on a 12hr rotating shift system ,Working in extreme and dangerous conditions, with in a safety orientated frame work at all times, work was always excuted to the highest of standards, team meetings safety breifings and communications, team working essentail at all times, freindly helpful professional managers, work collegues, being proactive and learning and implementing new improvements and supporting better safety measures and working within a controlled envionment adhering to company work procedures and safety guidelines at all times, working in restrictive clothing and essentail PPE at all times in very extreme hot dusty conditions again always adhering to these measures using risk assessment tools and procedures. i always enjoy new challenges making improvements and working towards completing my work tasks and goals – less
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Mine Operator. Great people
Mine Operator (Current Employee), Weipa QLD AustraliaJanuary 4, 2014
Pros: great benifits
Cons: favouritism bs
Weipa wonderful lifestyle, but housing is to expensive and the general cost of living is rediculous. Losts of favouritism within the teams which is really bad. can't complain about the rest of my job though I love what I do.
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Good Compliance Training and Values in The Way We Work
HSE Professional (Current Employee), SingaporeJanuary 1, 2014
Rio Tinto values HSEC and put lots of measures, but the management system developed is cumbersome and not popular. Career progression is slow and but work life balance is great.
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A great job
Assistant to Facilities Manager (Former Employee), London, ENGDecember 30, 2013
A great job working in Facilities Management. A small team that looked after the working of the building. A busy diary to run and responsible for booking transport for Senior Management.
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Safety oriented company with great training opportunities
3rd year Electrical Instrumentation Apprentice (Current Employee), Nhulunbuy, NTDecember 21, 2013
Pros: training, safety
Cons: job security
Rio Tinto provided a safe work environment with an abundance of training opportunities.

I was provided with an enjoyable workplace and a large variety of different work with the only downside being the constant lack of job security due to the market situation and low alumina price
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mining is me
plant operator (Current Employee), QLDDecember 10, 2013
love the mining industry & the people in it leaning new thing in the mining industry.
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Interesting work with a varity of tasks.
Lead Safety Coordinator (Former Employee), Salt Lake City UtahDecember 9, 2013
Pros: world class company.
Rio Tinto/Kennecott is a world class company with highly skilled people. It is a company that performs important work mining metals for the country and world.
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Safety and Employee Oriented Company
HRSS officer (Current Employee), IndiaDecember 9, 2013
Pros: flexible timings and work culture
Cons: long working hours
A good company with:
• Lots of career opportunities
• Good work culture
• Flexibile timings
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Top Tier Mining Company
Materials Planner (Former Employee), South Jordan, UTDecember 7, 2013
Pros: exciting enviorment
Cons: subject to lay offs
Great place to work, sustainable environment. Training of employees is top notch, expectations are high, work environment is fast pace.
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I loved working here
Contract Assistant, Adecco (Former Employee), Gillette, WYNovember 29, 2013
Pros: enjoyed my position
Cons: company layoff
My job was very interesting and busy. I enjoy being busy and always learning new things about the job. Coworkers were amazing.
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Professional work place
Border Manager - Mongolia (Oyu Tolgoi Project) (Former Employee), MongoliaNovember 25, 2013
Pros: ole tolgoi is a world class mine
Cons: most professional place i have worked
Professional workplace, and Management on site, movement and logistics of thousand of bags of copper concentrate, logistics & projects orientated work day
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Some good co worker
Steam Plant Operator (Former Employee), Boron,CANovember 20, 2013
Pros: lots of ot
Cons: no life company does not care for union workers
Some of the hourly staff are very friendly, but management like to butt head with coworker. Not a healthy work place
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Red Tape
Senior Sourcing Specialist (Current Employee), CanadaNovember 15, 2013
Seniority rules
HSE oriented
Red tape.
Cost constraint
coworkers unprofessional
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29..9 YRS Mostly good speaks for itself
Operator Maintainer (Former Employee), Blair Athol 28.4yrs Clermont 9mths.October 23, 2013
Pros: good team culture
Cons: nil while ihad a job
Attend prestart meeting(any problems from previous shift,hazards etc.)Operate control room, load trains,stockpile maintance.
Mostly a good team environment (look out for each others safety as well as our own).
being able to do all aspects of job compenently and productively.
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Different Setup
Health and Safety Environmental Officer (Current Employee), WindhoekOctober 21, 2013
The Setup is different in other countries and a total different story in Africa.

About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London listed public company headquartered in the – Read more