FIFO Service Technician HD Fitter Mechanic Port Hedland WA

Exciting career opportunity available for FIFO Service Technician (HD Fitter/Mechanic) to join Contracts Division in WA

FIFO Service Technician HD Fitter – Port Hedland

FIFO Service Technician HD Fitter Mechanic Port Hedland WA

FIFO Service Technician HD Fitter Mechanic Port Hedland WA

Founded in 1921, Komatsu is a world leader in the technology behind state of the art earth-moving, mining, construction and utility equipment. Komatsu’s vision is to be indispensable to Customers which is achieved by 1,700 employees located in 41 branches spanning Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.

The Opportunity

An exciting career opportunity is now available for a FIFO Service Technician (HD Fitter/Mechanic) to join Contracts Division in WA. This is a Perth based FIFO role with work at Utah Point in Port Hedland. Reporting to the Contracts Manager, the purpose of the role is to carry out maintenance and repairs on customer’s fleet of 8 WA900 Loaders under a full maintenance and repair contract. Ensuring excellent customer service, you will be responsible for machine diagnostics and repairs, as well as the testing and adjusting of machine operation and monitoring systems.

FIFO Service Technician HD Fitter Mechanic Port Hedland WA

The point of hire is Perth WA and the roster is 2 weeks on / 1 week off. This opportunity offers generous Wages including Allowances on a 2/1 FIFO Roster with camp accommodation and meals provided

The knowledge, skills and abilities that looking for

  • Relevant Trade Certificate – Mobile Plant Mechanic (HD Diesel Fitter Earth-moving/Heavy Transport)
  • Current HR classification driver’s license
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the design & function of Komatsu mining equipment
  • Extensive experience with Komatsu equipment; such as WA900
  • Field service / Mine site breakdown/diagnostics experience will be highly regarded
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety with the ability to work unsupervised and in remote areas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good understanding of computer systems
  • Air-con and Auto Electrical experience, qualifications and diagnostic skills will be highly regarded

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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