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Fitter - Olympic Dam

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.



To provide safe and efficient installation of mine services and ancillary works as required. As the mining cycle dictates, the operator may be required to fulfil the obligations of other roles’ requirements

Job Responsibilities


Health, Safety and Risk:


  • Complete pre-start checks
  • Attend and participate in PSI and safety meetings
  • Complete Mac 5’s and be involved in the development of JSEA’s when required
  • Inspect work area and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Ensure individual compliance with all relevant legislation, codes of practice, Macmahon and Client instructions, policies, procedures and practices
  • 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)




  • Remove and service/repair mechanical components (i.e. engine or components, transmission, brakes, driveshaft, suspension)
  • Fault finding on various machines, including engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, schematic drawing and relevant diagnostic software
  • Component change outs
  • Completion of scheduled maintenance servicing of plant and equipment
  • Engine and transmission rebuilds
  • Repairs and servicing of mobile mining equipment
  • Ensure all relevant documents are submitted efficiently and accurately on time for processing
  • Able and willing to conduct other tasks when required
  • Participate in discussions relating to improvement ideas pertaining to operational and financial performance of the site




  • Report any items that cannot be repaired via the work order system or documented on check sheets, this still requires the Supervisor to be notified
  • Operate machine in competent manner without causing damage to equipment
  • Ensure work is done correctly the first time to the acceptable standard so there is no rework
  • Be proactive with specific role requirements relating to the mining cycle, ensuring minimal operational downtime


Team Contribution:


  • Assist Management with leading employees in the investigation of concerns to root cause and with implementation of countermeasures
  • Support employees and contractors to comply with all relevant policies and procedures

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. 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.