Digger Fitter

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector throughout Australia and in South East Asia. Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Macmahon is currently seeking experienced Digger Fitters to join the Macmahon Tropicana team. These positions will be on a continuous day and night 14 Shifts on / 7 Shifts off roster, flying from Perth. You will be part of a high energy team so possession of multiple skill sets and licenses/qualifications will be highly regarded as they will greatly enhance your versatility within the role.

To be considered for this position you must have;

  • Australian recognised Trade Certificate
  • Proven experience in the repairs and maintenance of heavy earthmoving equipment, specifically Caterpillar & Hitachi
  • Dedicated commitment to safety and quality assurance
  • Exceptional diagnostic and troubleshooting / interpretive skills
  • Australian recognized ticket in air-conditioning and refrigeration maintenance
  • Previous experience in the mining industry or large scale operations
  • Physically fit for the demands of the role
  • Minimum of a manual HR class driver’s license


Machines onsite: 

  • Excavators: CAT 6060, CAT 6040 & Hitachi 5600


To be successful in this position you will enjoy:

  • Competitive remuneration with newly increased rates
  • 7% market uplift allowance paid out quarterly
  • Long Term Project opportunity
  • Site 5 minutes from camp
  • Excellent camp facilities
  • Training and upskilling from a registered RTO


Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahons’ Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.


As part of the application process you will be asked to provide details of your level of machine specific diagnosis and repair competency, together with any machine specific OEM training completed.


If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW or email tcarran@macmahon.aom.au and look forward to working on this exciting operation with Macmahon.