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HD Fitter - Byerwen

Job Summary

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.


Macmahon is currently seeking HD Fitters and HD Digger Fitters to join the maintenance team at our Byerwen coal project located near Glenden in the Bowen Basin.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the positions are responsible for carrying out quality preventative and breakdown maintenance services to heavy mobile mining equipment.


Key duties/responsibilities include:

  • Component change outs;
  • Diagnosing and repairing equipment efficiently and consistently whilst adhering to required standards of work;
  • Maintaining an appropriate inventory of spare parts;
  • Reading engineering drawings;
  • Fault finding;
  • Accurate completion of technical documentation and reports;
  • Using computerised maintenance systems to complete time confirmations, raising notifications and closing work orders;
  • 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:

  • Relevant trade qualifications;
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining heavy mobile mining equipment including Liebherr Excavators (9800, 996, 9350)
  • 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.

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.