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Heavy Duty Fitter

Job Highlights

  • 8:6/7:7 rosters

  • FIFO options from Perth, Geraldton, or Busselton

  • Choose full time or casual ongoing employment

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the world's 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

Reporting to the site's Mobile Equipment Maintenance Supervisor at the Western Turner Syncline mine site, 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:

  • Dump Truck - 830EKomatsu

  • Loader - 1850 Letourneau

  • Grader - 16M Caterpillar

  • Dozer - D11 Caterpillar

  • Excavator - EX3600 Hitachi

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Australian recognised trade certification

  • 2 + years post trade experience in a similar role

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

  • Experience driving around open pits

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


WorkPac - Industrial Mining

Reference no. TMPRIJ202374775

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: 2023-04-13
Reference: TMPRIJ202374775