Graduate development programme
Our graduate development programme is designed to unearth the true potential of qualified young professionals who have the capability to fill future technical and management leadership roles within Rio Tinto Coal Australia and the wider Rio Tinto Group. The graduate programme offers valuable professional and personal development opportunities through on-the-job experience.
Rio Tinto Coal Australia graduates have hands-on roles, with real responsibilities and challenges that contribute to the performance of the organisation. On completion of the programme, graduates have unparalleled opportunities to work throughout Rio Tinto Coal Australia and the wider Rio Tinto Group and excellent career advancement prospects, be it in Australasia or globally. Graduate applications are accepted annually and more information is available at theRio Tinto Graduate website.
Traineeships and apprenticeships
Rio Tinto Coal Australia is committed to providing training and employment opportunities to allow young people the opportunity to start their careers on the right foot. Our sites and Brisbane office offer apprentice and trainee positions in an extensive range of areas including mechanical fitting, metal fabrications, electrical, automotive and business administration. For more information, contact our group training provider MRAEL.
As part of our commitment to supporting our local communities and to building constructive relationships with our Aboriginal communities, Rio Tinto Coal Australia has developed an Indigenous Employment Strategy to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to join our organisation. The strategy aims to encourage Indigenous applicants by assisting them through the application process and providing culturally appropriate recruitment support.