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Leading Hand - HD Fitter


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 Gwalia Gold Mine is located three kilometres south of the town of Leonora, Western Australia, and has been a flagship asset for our client St Barbara for the past 15 years. Macmahon is proud to be able to deliver a whole of mine service including mine development, ground support, production drilling and blasting, loading and trucking, shotcreting and paste fill reticulation from May 2021. The Gwalia mine is the cornerstone of Leonora operations and has strong margins supported by good grades and a focus on costs and returns. The site has a track record of continuous improvement, with a recently upgraded mine ventilation system, and a previous significant upgrade of the accommodation village that incorporated a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly initiatives.

We are currently looking for an experienced Leading Hand HD Fitter to join our Underground Team at Gwalia on a 2 weeks on (7 dayshifts, 7 nightshifts) 2 week off roster, flying in and out of Perth. 

Working closely with Shift Supervisor the Leading Hand HD Fitter will assist with delivering our daily goals in a safe and efficient manner. 

Essential Requirements: 
Hold Relevant Trade Qualification 
Previous Experience working on the equipment listed below
Self-motivated and energetic
Sound planning and organisational skills
Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
Ability to pass a National Police Clearance and Pre employment medical
Current Driver's Licence

Equipment on Site:
Jumbos – Sandvik DD421, DD422i
Production Drill – Sandvik DL421, DL321, DS421i
Jumbo – Atlas M2D
Bogger – Sandvik LH514i, LH517i, 621i
Dump Trucks – Sandvik TH663
Dump Truck – Atlas 5020, MT65
Normet – Charmec, Sparymech, Agitator
IT Loader – Volvo L70, L120 
Toyota Landcruiser LV’s
Other assorted ancillary such as Hino, Manitou

The position offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and excellent career development.  
There is the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation.