Working with us

Working with us

We employ more than 20,000 people across Australia, from hydrologists to geologists, from engineering specialists to data technicians. We use drills and drones, excavators and calculators. We need smart people willing to look at the possibilities of new technologies and to pioneer progress.

Find out more about career opportunities with us.

Our leaders seek to champion change and our people give their time to great causes in the workplace and in the community on issues such as mental health.

We have programmes across the country for traineeships, apprenticeships and graduates.

In Western Australia we are working with government and TAFE on the jobs and skills for tomorrow.

Our Pilbara apprenticeship programmes provide on-the-job experience at one of our world-class iron ore operations, while working towards a nationally-recognised qualification. Our four-year apprenticeship programmes are designed to deliver the high standard of learning needed to gain a trade qualification.

Rio Tinto’s partnership with the Western Cape College (WCC) in Weipa was named winner of the “excellence in industry partnerships” category at the 2015 Queensland Government’s Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.

Workplace Gender Equality Report

In accordance with the requirements of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, on 8 June 2017, Rio Tinto Limited lodged its annual public report with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Agency). Have a question? Send an email to chantelle.thom@riotinto.com or to the Agency. Please refer to the Agency’s guidelines on this process on their website.

Access a copy of the report