Mechanical Fitter Maintenance Construction Australia - iMINCO

Seeking for an experienced and qualified Mechanical Fitter Maintenance Construction Australia


Maintenance Mechanical Fitter

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight they work closely with there customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer’s Engineering, Construction & Maintenance division supports customers through the asset life cycle, from initial feasibility and design through to construction, commissioning, operation, ongoing asset management and decommissioning.

Mechanical Fitter Maintenance Construction Australia


The Conoco Phillips Darwin LNG Plant has been in operation supplying Liquefied Natural Gas to the Japanese market since 2006.  Downer, as the maintenance contractor, provides support and resources to Conoco Phillips to ensure the successful completion of planned core, project and shutdown maintenance activities.

An opportunity has arisen for a trade qualified and experienced mechanical fitter to join Core Crew at the Darwin LNG onshore facility in a full time, fixed term position until October 2018, with the possibility of extension.

About you

Ideally you will have gained your experience working on a major hazard facility, such as LNG, petroleum or other complex processing plant however anyone who has worked in an industrial maintenance environment in a client/vendor relationship will be considered.

You will have a strong focus on health and safety and be familiar with the permit to work systems. Good computer skills with exposure to maintenance management systems such as SAP will be highly regarded.

Mechanical Fitter Maintenance Construction Australia

  • Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter with solid experience working in a major hazard facility; LNG, petroleum or other complex processing plant
  • Experience working under a ‘permit to work’ system
  • Current working at heights
  • Must be a resident of Darwin, FIFO will not be considered, relocation will not be provided

Preferred experience and qualifications

  • Flange management training
  • Experience with the repair and or replacement of GE turbines
  • History working with laser shaft alignment, laser pulley alignment, sonic belt tensioning, basic vibration analysis, pump rebuilds, mechanical seal replacement/repairs and valve maintenance
  • SAP or similar maintenance management system experience
  • Current forklift, EWP and BA training highly regards

What they can offer

  • The opportunity to join a close knit team that is committed to Zero Harm
  • Full time position working 48 hours per week Monday to Friday for a fixed term to October 2018
  • $42.53 per hour + penalties + paid personal and annual leave

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical that includes drug and alcohol testing.

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.

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Would you like to apply?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

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.

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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.

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

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