Mechanical Diesel Fitter Mining Fixed Plant Maintenance Queensland

WorkPac are currently seeking for Experienced Mechanical Diesel Fitter and Mining Fixed Plant Maintenance Queensland

WorkPac Group

Mechanical Diesel Fitter Mining Fixed Plant – QLD

An Access Fitter is required for a Mackay based workshop to complete maintenance and repairs to EWP’s, Telehandlers, Generators and Plant Equipment.
This is a Monday to Friday postiion with ocassional Saturday’s.

Accepted qualifications

Mechanical Diesel Fitter Mining Fixed Plant Maintenance Mining Information

  • Diesel Fitter (Preferred)
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Mechanic – Light/Plant/Heavy Vehicle
  • Desirable tickets
  • EWP ticket. Yellow card/11 meter and over
  • Telehandler gold card.
  • Forklift license.
  • Electrical test and tag certification.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and Rectify Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic Faults
  • Perform 90 day and annual inspections both on and off site.
  • Workshop and field service maintenance and repairs to EWPs, telehandlers, generators and other plant equipment as required.
  • All aspects related to the safe preparation of equipment for hire.
  • Maintaining a clean safe working environment at all times

Mechanical Diesel Fitter Mining Fixed Plant Maintenance Mining Information

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  • Trade Qualified Fitter with Experience on Access Equipment
  • Clean Driving record
  • Safety first approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Sold work ethic and time management skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willing to provide a Police check and undergo a Drug and Alcohol Test


  • Monday to Friday – 7:30am to 4:00 pm (occasionaly Saturday’s)
  • Service Vehicle Provided
  • $40 per hour plus penalties

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia. Apply for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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  • Sophie Wood -Recruitment Coordinator
  • Mackay Office –

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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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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