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Heavy Duty Fitter

Job description

Job Highlights

  • 8:6:7:7 roster, 12.5 hour shifts

  • FIFO from Perth

  • Choose full time or casual ongoing employment

  • Attractive employee benefits scheme

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worldâs largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

WorkPac has employment opportunities at the Rio Tinto Paraburdoo mine site located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Reporting to the siteâs Mobile Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, you will repair and conduct preventative maintenance, fault diagnostics and breakdown repairs on mobile fleet out in the field and workshop. You will also inspect and determine equipment condition and assess its suitability to return to service. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working with electric drive dump trucks such as the Komatsu 830E and will also have exposure to other varying production mining equipment such as loaders, diggers, graders and dozers. 


  • Relevant Australian recognised trade certification 

    • AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

    • AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

    • MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Diesel Fitter)

  • High Risk Forklift AND Dogging ticket 

  • 2 + years post trade experience in a similar role

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

  • Experience driving around open pits

  • Experience working on autonomous haulage sites (advantageous)

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australiaâs leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors.  We are proud to partner with some of the countryâs leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button.  For more information contact:

Mia Lowe - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact: 08 6462 1121

WorkPac Western Recruitment 

Reference no. TMPRIJ202057695

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity.  We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Heavy Duty Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2020-12-09
Reference: TMPRIJ202057695