Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter


Underground Site Mechanic

Work Type – Permanent
Location – Forrestania Nickel Operations (1-hour flight from Perth)
Roster – 8:6 / 7:7 FIFO from Perth
Pay Rate – $60 – $65 per hour

MAKO Mining is a specialist underground mining contractor focused on safely delivering high productivity and professional results in all narrow vein mining applications. The Company has a track record of consistent safety and production, at all times meeting our Client’s expectations.

We have an opening for an experienced Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter with experience on OEM mobile equipment (Caterpillar, Atlas Copco, JCB, and Normet) for an immediate start.

The position will require self-motivation, drive, and multi-skilling. The ideal candidate should be proactive, and forward thinking, with a with strong ability to foster a culture of innovation, and collaboration within a team environment. 

Preferred Criteria Includes
  • Must have full working rights in Australia
  • Heavy Duty Mechanical Fitter Trade Qualification (Australian recognised)
  • 5-10 years’ experience in underground Heavy Duty fitting
  • Extensive working knowledgeof Atlas Copco drills and Cat Loaders
  • Current & valid Australian Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • Current & valid Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • Dogging and Rigging High Risk Licence
  • Automotive Air Conditioning
  • Dual Trade (HD Fitter/Auto-Electrician) advantageous
  • Preferred candidates reside in Western Australia
  • Conduct scheduled and preventative maintenance
  • Carry out repairs, fault finding and attend break downs underground
  • Achieve machine reliability
  • Provide technical support to site maintenance team

The successful candidate will need to be physically fit and meet pre-employment criteria including drug and alcohol screening and full medical prior an offer of employment being made

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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Mako Mining's determination to continually innovate has seen the company expand its capabilities into a diverse group of associate companies delivering high quality underground mining services and products. Mako Mining proudly endorses all our associated service and product providers and encourage other underground mining companies to engage them so their operation can also take advantage of specialized and tailored solutions.