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Tyre 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 Tyre Fitters on a 7:7 roster DIDO of Biloela and surrounding towns.


Daily duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspection of tyres and related components (e.g. rims) – checking for signs of damage and wear;
  • Air pressure inspections;
  • Measuring thread depths;
  • Conducting period end checks of site fleet;
  • Performing monthly stock takes within required guidelines;
  • Embracing and supporting the maintenance departments planning strategy regarding work order management and defect elimination;
  • Ensuring all relevant documents are submitted efficiently and accurately on time for processing;
  • Ability and willingness to conduct other tasks when required.


About you:

  • Previous experience in a similar role on a large scale mining project;
  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate in Tyre Fitter and Handling;
  • Knowledge of and experience working on heavy mobile plant;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team;
  • Drive a safety first workplace culture, which promotes a zero-harm work environment
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • CBM and S11


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.
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.