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Heavy Duty Fitter

Job Highlights

  • 8:6/7:7 roster

  • FIFO options from Perth, Geraldton, Albany or Busselton

  • Positions open to candidates without mining experience

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worlds 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.

What You Will Be Doing

WorkPac currently has positions available for both experienced and new to industry diesel fitters at Rio Tinto's Brockman 4 mine site.

Reporting to the site's 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 fleet of heavy mobile equipment of which you will need to have experience on are:

  • Komatsu 830E Electric Drive Dump Trucks

  • CAT 777 & 785 Water Cars

  • CAT 992 and LeTourneau Loaders

  • CAT D10 & D11 Dozers

  • Hitachi 2500, 3600 & 5500 Excavators

What You Will Need

  • Heavy Diesel trade qualification

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

About WorkPac

Awarded Large Recruitment Agency of the year by SEEK, WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's 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 1103

  • Email:

  • WorkPac - WA Mining

  • Reference no. TMPRIJ202374693

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: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2023-04-14
Reference: TMPRIJ202374693