Electrical Lineworker (Journeyman Lineman)

Rio Tinto Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Electrical Line worker (Journeyman Lineman)

  • Highly critical role for the safe generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power

  • Be a part of a group that is committed to safety and values inclusion

  • Work for a global company with broad opportunities - Salt Lake City

We are looking for multiple Electrical Line worker (Journeyman Lineman) for upcoming opportunities within the Kennecott Utah Copper Power Plant team and contribute to safe and efficient operation.

Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through charitable giving, strategic partnerships and sustainable development practices.

This is a great opportunity to further your career in one of the world's leading mining company and be responsible for:

  • Maintaining, troubleshooting and construction of high voltage power lines

  • Performing high voltage switching procedures

  • Performing all duties according to Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper safety standards

  • Maintaining and performing various duties within power substations

  • Accepting on-call assignments

  • Receiving instructions from Supervisors related to operating or controlling assigned

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent

  • Completed or currently enrolled in Electrical Power Technology program

  • Utah Class A CDL license (or be willing to acquire this license)

  • Journeyman Lineman certificate or 1 or more years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of high voltage power systems, i.e., operation, functions, and terminology

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Understanding of related laws, codes, and regulations

  • Ability to train and instruct in all aspects of the Line trade

  • Combinations of skills and experience will be genuinely considered.

What we

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:

  • As a Lineman for Rio Tinto we offer a sponsored apprenticeship through the IPSA with Rio Tinto reimbursing 75% of the cost to participants.

  • We provide on the job training to acquire the necessary hours to become a journeyman lineman.

  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs

  • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution

  • Generous 401k matching program; 50% company match up to 6% contribution rate

  • Quarterly incentive program

  • Generous leave entitlements

  • Eligible for the Rio Tinto employee share programme

About us

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

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 maximize 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.

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Be considered for upcoming Electrical Line worker opportunities by completing the application process today!

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

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit http://www.uscis.gov/ for more information.


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