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Heavy Diesel Fitter - Dawson South

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector.
Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Due to the continuous growth and strengthening of our position Australia wide and the recent award of the contract at Dawson South, Macmahon has an opportunity for experienced Heavy Diesel Fitters on a 7:7 roster DIDO of Biloela and surrounding towns.


The successful applicant will:

  • Diagnose and repair equipment efficiently and consistently adhering to requiring standards of work
  • Component change outs as required
  • Maintain an appropriate inventory of spare parts
  • Read engineering drawings and make equipment
  • Ensure that repairs and adjustments to equipment are consistent with the required standard of work and equipment availability (EOFT, manufacturers minimum specifications and site work procedures and standards)
  • Fault finding on various machines, including engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, schematic drawing and relevant diagnostic software
  • Operation of mobile equipment within limits of competence, training and experience
  • Accurate completion of technical documentation, reports and drawings as required
  • Use of computerized maintenance systems (SAP), to complete time confirmations, raising notifications and closing work orders
  • Conducting safety inspections of maintenance tools and equipment, and recommending any appropriate maintenance or other response


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Australian Recognized Trade Certificate
  • Proven experience in repairs and maintenance of Large Mining Surface equipment
  • Coal Board Medical and S11
  • Valid HR Drivers license
  • Dedicated commitment to safety and quality assurance
  • Drive a safety first workplace culture, which promotes a zero-harm work environment


Benefits Include:


  • Long term opportunity with 6 weeks annual leave per year
  • Macmahon is a Registered RTO, who can offer further training opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice and Novated Lease Options
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Be recognised and rewarded for outstanding work.


Dawson is located at the southern end of the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland near the town of Moura; it is approximately one hour drive from Biloela and two hours from Rockhampton and Gladstone and is one of Australia’s longest established coal mines. Camp accommodation and meals provided
Macmahon see the Dawson South contract as pivotal in building and enhancing our surface mining footprint on the east coast.

As a part of the recruitment process for this role you may be required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of laboratory drug and alcohol screen and complete a criminal history and qualification checks. Additionally, you will be asked to provide proof of working rights in Australia i.e. copy of valid Australian passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current visa grant notification where applicable.

Macmahon offers its’ people competitive remuneration packages, a range of company benefits and discounts, ongoing training, development and career progression opportunities as well as ability to work in diverse roles across multiple local and international locations. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Flexible working arrangements and job sharing opportunities may be available for suitable candidates. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.