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Light Vehicle Fitter

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FIFO from Perth

8/6 Day Shift Roster

Casual ongoing position

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.

About the Role

WorkPac is currently seeking Experienced Light Vehicle Fitters for an ongoing position with a large mining client in the Pilbara. This position is initially workshop based with the possibility to move to breakdown support pending performance. Successful candidates must demonstrate a high level of diagnostic, fault finding and problem solving skills and abilities, especially in relation to automotive electrical and hydraulic circuits and systems. Candidates will need to have an air conditioning accreditation (AAC02 â Automotive Air Conditioning Licence) to allow them to work with refrigerant gas and auto air-conditioning systems.


The LME Fleet for this site is quite diverse and includes-

o Large fleet of 4x4s (Toyota LandCruisers, Hilux, Ford Ranger & Isuzu DMax)

o Variety of Trucks (Scania, Volvo, MAN, Kenworth Prime Movers, Isuzu, Mitsubishi)

o Variety of Truck mounted service modules (IEE ANFO, SVA Service, AusRoads Stemming, SVA Water, etc.)

o Heavy Haulage Trailers (Drake, Howard Porter Semi-Trailers, GTE)

o Cranes (Grove, Terex and Liebherr, HiAb)

o Forklifts (large â 16 & 24t, small from 2 & 3 t upwards) Kone, Hyster, Yale

o Generator Sets (Cummins)

o Skid Steer Loaders (CAT, BobCat, Case)

o Lighting Plants (All Light, 4 & 6 head, LED and Incandescent)

o Welders (Lincoln, AirVantage),



Skills & Experience Required

⢠Light Vehicle Fitter Trade Certificate

⢠Automotive Air Conditioning Licence

⢠Current Drivers Licence


About WorkPac

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 countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

  • Caroline Folan - Recruitment Coordinator

  • Phone contact: 08 9159 66 87

  • WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

  • Reference no. TMPRIJ202057490

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: Light Vehicle Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2021-01-03
Reference: TMPRIJ202057490