Tradesperson, Mechanical - HD Fitter

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Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


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 will continue to deliver the surface drill and blast, load and haul, mobile maintenance and rehandle mine functions.  Telfer camp has seen recent upgrades to facilities including refreshed dining, wet mess and gym. 


Permanent roles on 2:1 and 2:2 rosters available- 12 hour shifts 
Sick leave paid at 12hrs  
New Hot- Skills allowance paid per each hour worked 


We are currently looking for experienced Heavy Duty Diesel Fitters to join our Maintenance Team at Telfer on a on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks roster (7dayshifts, 7nightshifts, 7 off) or 2 weeks on 1 week off roster (7 dayshifts, 7 nightshifts, 7 off), flying in and out of Perth. 


Reporting to Maintenance Supervisor, HD Fitter is responsible for servicing, maintaining and repairing all mobile plant equipment on site. Daily duties include, but are not limited to:



  • Carrying out scheduled servicing and providing technical support in a safe an efficient manner; 
  • Providing diagnostics and repairs to breakdowns on site; 
  • Keeping appropriate maintenance records; and 
  • Maintaining high level of housekeeping in your work area. 



About you: 



  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within mine site environment;
  • Australian Recognised Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic Trade Certificate; 



Demonstrated experience working on a range of heavy duty mobile plant, including:



  • CAT D10/D11 Dozers
  • CAT 994 Loaders
  • CAT 6060/6050 and HIT 3600 Excavator 
  • CAT Graders 16m/24m
  • CAT 793 Dump Trucks


Exceptional diagnostic and fault finding skills; 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. Additionally you will must provide proof of working rights in Australia i.e. copy of valid Australian passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current visa grant notification.


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.