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Boilermaker - Telfer



Build Your Career with a Leading Mining Contractor!


Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. With extensive experience in both surface and underground mining operations, Macmahon offers exciting opportunities for career growth across a range of locations and commodity sectors.


The Telfer Gold Mine is located in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia and produces copper and gold. Macmahon commenced its operations at the Telfer mine site in February 2016 and is delivering the surface drill and blast, load and haul, mobile maintenance and rehandle mine functions.


  • Permanent full-time role with a leading mining contractor
  • Short and direct travel to camp from Perth airport in just 2 hours
  • Become an integral part of our high performing, close-knit maintenance team


We are currently looking for an experienced Boilermaker to join our Maintenance Team at Telfer on a on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks roster (14 dayshifts, 14 off, 14 nightshifts, 14 off) or on a 4 weeks on 2 weeks off roster (14 dayshifts, 14 nightshifts, 14 off), that will then revert back to a 2 weeks on 1 week off roster (7 dayshifts, 7 nightshifts, 7 off), flying in and out of Perth. Reporting to Maintenance Supervisor, Boilermaker is responsible for building, repairing and fabricating components for all plant and equipment.

Daily duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Repairing and fabricating any metal components;
  • Performing all welding, gouging, cutting or other duties as specified by Supervisor and reporting findings accurately;
  • Performing weekly bucket and blade condition reports
  • Accessing metal required to repair or fabricate the component; and
  • Undertaking labouring duties as required
About you:


  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within mine site environment;
  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate;
  • Demonstrated experience with on- site repairs e.g. excavator bucket and truck tray body rebuilds;
  • Capacity to preform welding (MIG/ TIG/ STICK), air arc gouging, cutting and lancing, accompanied by relevant welding tickets;
  • Capability to read and work in accordance to engineering drawings and work plans;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrating commitment to Macmahon safety culture and values; and
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence.


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.

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