Fitters & Mechanics – FIFO Shutdowns
Skillforce Recruitment is a friendly family orientated WA owned and managed Company who are partnered with several mining contractors and premier shutdown providers.
They are seeking all Mechanical Trades persons including Light Vehicle Mechanics (Automotive Technicians), Heavy Duty and Plant Mechanics, Fitters & Turners, Fitters and Machinists and Mechanical Fitters for ongoing and multiple maintenance shutdown work across all major mine sites within WA.
Experience is not necessary and this is a great opportunity for those with the right attitude wishing to enter the mining industry!
Training incentives will be available for those who require help obtaining tickets!
What they can offer:
- A variety of sites, projects and clients
- Competitive hourly rates + Super + My Leave
- Ongoing work for suitable Candidates
- Training incentives available for those who require site tickets
- Flexible work dates – accept work based on what you want
Please note that these positions are Fly In, Fly Out from Perth WA, so suited for WA based applicants only.
Successful applicants will possess the following:
- Relevant Mechanical Trade Certificate
- Confined Space ticket (or be willing to obtain)
- Working with Heights ticket (or be willing to obtain)
- Basic Fire Training (or be willing to obtain)
- Ability to pass fitness for work medical and ongoing drug & alcohol screening
- Strong commitment to health and safety
- A positive attitude proven positive work ethic
Applicants who possess the following will be held in high regard:
- High Risk WP and other licences
- Gas Testing and Fire Training
- Rio Tinto, FMG and/or BHP Inductions
- Current Police Clearance
If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contain.
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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*Apply for Experienced Mechanical Fitter Automotive Vehicle Mechanics WA
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.