Apply now Job no: 498358IB
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Various
Categories: Operations

Sino Iron is the largest magnetite mining and downstream processing operation in Australia, located 100kms Southwest of Karratha in the mining hub of the Pilbara. Our fully integrated operation features an open pit mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is seeking experienced Rigger to join our Site Support Services team on a permanent 2/1 continuous shift roster (nights & days), FIFO ex Perth.

Reporting to the Supervisor - Cranes, this role is responsible for assembling & installing rigging gear to assist in safe & successful movement of loads on site.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Safe and successful lifting operations
  • Determine the type of lifting equipment required for a particular task and work closely with riggers and maintenance crews to ensure the lift is carried out in a safe and time efficient manner.
  • Maintaining rigging equipment to a safe standard outlined in the Australian standards, including quarterly inspection and tagging.
  • Attaching rigging equipment to the load utilising safe work practices.  Working with the Crane Operator to ensure crane lifts are conducted safely and efficiently.
  • Calculate the mass and centre of gravity of loads utilising correct formulas.


Successful applicant will have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in mining/resources sector
  • Intermediate Riggers Ticket
  • Experience controlling Dual Crane lifting operations.
  • Heavy Lift rigging experience loads in excess of 20t.
  • EWP, Confined Space, Forklift and Working at heights tickets.
  • High level of commitment to safety and safe work practice.
  • Able to work safely at heights and within confined spaces.
  • Current WA HR Drivers Licence

Perks & Benefits

As an employee of CPM, we offer a range of benefits including leave benefits, personal and family benefits, education and training, salary sacrifice options, and lifestyle benefits through preferred suppliers.

  • Competitive remuneration packages.
  • Career progression and industry training programs.
  • Life and salary continuance insurance.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Access to the Alliance Airlines Lounge.

The village features three gyms, a swimming pool, multi-purpose sports courts, a retail store, tavern with beer garden, dining, and recreation room.

Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi internet access to all rooms, in-house entertainment with FOXTEL and a regular schedule of entertainers including bands and sporting professional.

 To Apply

  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.
  • We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated.
  • Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 
  • Internal applicants please note it is a requirement that you advise your immediate line manager of the application.

As an employee of CPM, you will be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

 About CITIC Pacific Mining

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast. We are spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

Our operations provide career opportunities on a global scale. Being an employee at CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) will enable you to take advantage of the multiple divisions of the group. CITIC Group, a majority shareholder of CPM, has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and is always looking for talented and exceptional people.   

Within CPM, everyone can develop their skills and knowledge, progress in the business and be recognised and rewarded for their contribution. We encourage our people to take the opportunities that are provided to reach their full potential - so they can achieve the best results for themselves, each other, and for CPM.


To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit www.citicpacificmining.com










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