Tradesperson, Mechanical - Mechanical Fitter


Posted on:  20th Nov 2023

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end-to-end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The Macmahon Underground team is seeking experienced Drill Fitters (and/or Heavy Duty/Diesel Fitters) to work FIFO on a 2/2 even time roster available from Perth to project site.

$30,000 SIGN ON BONUS available.

Superannuation paid on all hours worked. 
Great staff benefits including discounts via huge list of retailers and suppliers

Key responsibilities:

  • Service and maintain underground development and production drills – DD421, DL421, DS422, DL431, etc
  • Assist when required, Heavy Duty Fitters to service and maintain all mobile plant either on site (underground) or in maintenance bay/workshop
  • Take a lead role on the maintenance of the Gwalia drilling fleet, providing higher level knowledge and diagnostics to meet performance and availability KPI’s.

To be successful you must be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Previous experience working underground on heavy mining equipment
  • Knowledge and experience in the maintaining and fault finding of Underground drilling equipment.
  • Be able to operate a light vehicle in an underground environment
  • The ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Able to follow and adhere to procedures and compliance standards
  • Time management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety

Successful applicants must hold an Australian recognised Cert III Trade in the required field.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol screen, as well as providing a National Police Clearance.

The position offers challenging, permanent and stable work along with excellent career development. This is a great opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation that offers you support with your long-term goals.

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