Technician Track Welder

Date:  8 May 2024


  • 14/14 days only roster | FIFO from Perth to Port Hedland
  • Base + FIFO Allowances + Shift Allowances + Super + Bonuses
  • Family friendly even time roster to achieve true life/work balance
  • Company contribution towards private health cover for employees and immediate family


About the role:

The Rail Maintenance team is currently seeking a Technician Track Welder to join them on a 14 Days on, 14 Days off Roster based at Port Hedland. Reporting to the Supervisor Track Delivery, you will be responsible for providing Rail Infrastructure welding capability to the wayside team, within planned and reactive maintenance activities.


  • Carry out various welding technologies to ensure consistent and accurate maintenance of the track
  • Monitor asset performance against the required level of reliability and availability and provide recommendations as appropriate
  • Ensure Quality compliance with regulatory standards, engineering design and statutory compliance
  • Apply risk management processes and safety systems of work to all areas of work and duties


Skills and Experience:

  • Current Manual Driving License
  • Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure at minimum
  • Nationally recognised Trade Certificate
  • Experience and proficiency of rail and track equipment welding and flash butt welding


Port Hedland Facilities:

  • Modern, comfortable camp accommodation
  • Convenient walking access to South Hedland town facilities and shops
  • High quality gourmet food options (vegan, gluten free and healthy options)
  • Fully equipped fitness centre facility
  • SWIFT In-room entertainment with comprehensive content and own-device casting capability
  • Active social club with community events and activities for employees
  • Lifestyle, Learning and Recreation initiative which provide events for your family
  • Village shop and extensive supporting amenities


About the Company:

Roy Hill is a world class mining company, leading the way through innovative, integrated mining rail and port operations, to export iron ore safely and efficiently from West Australia’s Pilbara region. We are a company where people matter. We support our team to reach their full potential by providing generous benefits and opportunities, empowering them to actively contribute to our success and that of our state and country.


We are committed to the use of new technologies that results in higher quality product, less waste, improved efficiencies and above all, a safer workplace. Our integrated next generation mine, rail and port operations enable the sustained low-cost production of iron ore at a consistent quality and grade, allowing us to respond to changing market cycles. We are proud to collaborate and work in partnership with the communities in which we operate, supporting programs and initiatives that help achieve positive outcomes and leave a lasting legacy.


We are dedicated to minimising our environmental footprint, designing our operations to optimise the rehabilitation of the land when and where mining has been completed.


We are Roy Hill.


Equal Opportunity:

Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we proudly encourage indigenous Australians, Ex-Military personnel and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination.

We are proud of our relationships with our Traditional Owners and value the difference these partnerships make to the success of the project and to the lives of the people on whose land we operate.


How to apply

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To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.