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Tyre Fitter

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects 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.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for Tyre Fitter to join the team at our Foxleigh coal project located near Middlemount in the Bowen Basin. This is a five-year contract which encompasses the provision of mobile plant & maintenance services, including the maintenance of client owned equipment.


Reporting to the Tyre Supervisor, the responsibility of this role is to manage all rubber tyre applications on all mobile equipment – including mechanical, technical and practical facets – in compliance with statutory obligations.

Key duties/responsibilities include:


  • Maximising the availability and reliability of all mobile equipment
  • Consistent inspection and reporting
  • Manage tyre applications to OEM specifications
  • Ensure repairs are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide support to maintenance team and supervisor/s
  • Ensure operational scheduled are met in accordance with the operational planning
  • Following all mine site procedures including equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance; and
  • A commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace.

To be successful in this position you must have:


  • Certificate II Tyre Fitting and Tyre Handling
  • Relevant tyre handling RIIs
  • HR License
  • Knowledge and experience of heavy mobile plant, Caterpillar haul trucks, graders, dozers and ancillary equipment
  • Current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 (preferred but not essential);
  • Drivers Licence (manual);
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

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. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.