Heavy Duty Fitter Maintenance – Tom Price WA
Heavy Duty Fitter Maintenance Mobile equipment WA
- Variety of work with a mix of mobile equipment
- Great location and facilities
- 2/1 FIFO roster – ex Perth – Marandoo
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth’s mineral resources. They have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. They are committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It’s how they grow – it’s how you grow.
They are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, there people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when they are accepted and valued for differences, not judged by them. They all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
They are looking for a Heavy Duty Fitter to carry out mechanical inspections and maintenance on a variety of mobile equipment such as Caterpillar trucks, water carts, loaders and graders as well as Komatsu shovels, excavators, trucks and Atlas Copco surface drill rigs.
Located 45km east of Tom Price, Marandoo offers a range of fly in fly out rosters. The below-water-table expansion is expected to extend the life of the mine by approximately 16 years. An updated accommodation village complements the mine expansion and provides modern, comfortable facilities for its workforce.
What the role entails
This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with strong teamwork values and the desire to compete work to a high standard.
Working and reporting to the Supervisor Mobile Equipment, you will:
- Carry out scheduled and breakdown maintenance to a variety of mobile equipment
- Conduct preventive maintenance inspections
- Ensure that maintenance standards are kept at a high quality
- Identify opportunities for improvement in the equipment or work procedures
To succeed in this role, you will have:
- Heavy Duty Mechanical Fitter or Plant Mechanic Trade Certificate
- An Australian C Class manual drivers license or higher
- Experience working on open cut mobile equipment including Caterpillar, Komatsu and surface drill rigs
- Familiar with SAP or similar maintenance system
- Strong fault finding and good all-round skills
- High Risk Licenses such as Forklift and EWP
- Working at Heights
How to apply
So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.
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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.