Mill Reliner (Casual)

Casual, unrostered position

‘FIFO / DIDO’ role involving domestic and international travel

Clean police clearance(s) and pre-employment medical required

Due to growth of RME’s Mill Relining business division, we are looking for Mill Reliners to join our cohort of fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) / drive-in-drive-out (DIDO) workers on a casual, unrostered basis.

Mill Reliners are a mixture of skilled (trades) and semi-skilled workers who are called upon to participate in mill reline activities at RME Customer sites across Australia and around the world. Working safely, cooperatively and harmoniously as part of a large crew, you will be required to perform manual duties and / or operate plant and equipment, potentially within confined spaces as directed by reline specifications.

As a site-based mining industry role, it is vital that you are committed to safety and have a strong work ethic, coupled with a level of physical fitness that allows you to work shifts of up to 12 – 13 hours’ duration, potentially in physically demanding conditions. Overall, a reline activity can take several weeks at a time to complete.

In return RME offers a supportive team culture, diverse opportunities for career development and the chance to work for an innovative world leader in the mining industry.

Major Duties

  • Understanding of and compliance with RME HSE policies and processes, as well as Customer site requirements, at all times
  • Conduct skilled and semi-skilled work on a mill reline in an efficient, productive manner under limited supervision and direction
  • Work as a member of a larger group in order to achieve reline objectives
  • Manual labour and operation of plant and equipment in line with Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs) and on-site requirements
  • Active participation in regular Toolbox Talks

Special Conditions

  • This position involves domestic and international travel as a core component – workers should be willing and able to be away from home for up to several weeks at a time
  • A valid passport is required for overseas relines
  • A clean Australian federal police clearance is required, as well as a police clearance for any country you have resided in for a period of 12 months or more over the past 10 years
  • Your employment as a Mill Reliner is subject to the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment medical examination and ongoing medical assessments, including drug and alcohol screening

Skills, qualification and experience


  1. A level of physical fitness enabling the worker to perform manual / lifting duties for extended periods of time, potentially over a shift of 12 – 13 hours’ duration
  2. Strong work ethic with ongoing personal accountability and positive attitude
  3. Effective communication skills, with the ability to work functionally and cooperatively within a team
  4. Ability to accept direction and instruction from team leaders and supervisors at all levels
  5. Strong commitment to a safe working environment and adherence to safety-related policies and processes at all times


  1. Previous experience as a member of a mill reline crew and / or exposure to mine site shutdown work
  2. An understanding of the concepts of mill relining and / or the operation of mining equipment and processes


  • Possession of a current Open Driver’s Licence (required)
  • Confined Space Ticket (required)
  • Working at Heights Ticket (required)
  • Manual handling Training (required)
  • Possession of a current Forklift Licence (desirable)
  • Possession of a current Crane Licence (desirable)
  • Dogman / Rigger Ticket (desirable)
  • First Aid Training (desirable)

All applications must include a short cover letter addressing the skills, qualifications and experience as outlined above and be submitted by email to

Candidates applying for this role must be prepared to undergo an extensive recruitment process, which may include a medical screening with drug and alcohol testing and a federal police check.

Candidates submitted via recruitment agencies will not be accepted.