HD Fitter

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Mount Gibson Iron

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HD Fitter

Job ID: 11102
Job Views: 17
Location: Koolan Island
Post Code: 6733
Category: Mining & Resources, Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 09/05/2024


Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.

Mount Gibson’s flagship operation is the Koolan Island mine, located approximately 140km north of Derby in the Buccaneer Archipelago in the Kimberley. The mine is Australia’s highest-grade producer of direct-shipping grade hematite, with an average Ore Reserve grade of 65.5% Fe and a current mine life of +5 years.

Here at Mount Gibson, we are committed to investing in your development to help you reach your full potential.  We offer a unique work experience with supportive management and career opportunities.

Job Requirements:

About the role:

We are now seeking to employ experienced HD Fitters to join the team at our Koolan Island Operation for a permanent position on a 2:1 Roster (7-day,7-nights,7 R&R) from Perth, Broome, or Derby.
Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor the primary focus of this role is to perform mechanical maintenance and breakdown repairs on all large mining equipment, and other ancillary equipment.
If you like a varied role where no two days are the same, maintaining a wide range of mining equipment be part of a friendly work crew and where your skills and knowledge can really make a difference. Or you could expand your knowledge due to the range of equipment. Due to the location of Koolan all maintenance is carried out on site from the basic tasks to major shut work, this could be the lifestyle and opportunity for you.

Key Tasks and responsibilities may include:

  • Mechanical service and breakdown support on PC4000, EX1200, ZX490 & HD1500-8 dump trucks and associated ancillary equipment
  • Tasks will be conducted both from within the workshop and In-Pit, as required.
  • Scope and assist with major shuts and forecast planning
  • Communicate effectively with maintenance planning team to proactively identify maintenance priorities to meet demands and requirements.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Relevant Australian Trade qualifications in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working in a similar role on a range of heavy duty mine equipment
  • Experience with PC4000, EX1200, ZX490 & HD1500-8 dump trucks or similar
  • Willingness to work both in the workshop and In-Pit as required
  • Current High-Risk tickets with EWP an advantage
  • Operation of Integrated Tool handler and Manitou, is highly advantageous
  • Familiarity with LOP fire Suppression Systems is advantageous
  • Current WA C Class driver’s license.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities and demands.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural workforce.

Your career with Mount Gibson Iron:
At Mount Gibson Iron, our values - Safety – Courage – Agility – Integrity – Respect, are at the centre of everything we do and to guide us with the behaviours expected and attitudes of our employees
Including your rewarding career, Mount Gibson Iron Offers:

  • Financial rewards linked to individual performance and business performance
  • Health Insurance Allowance
  • Group Income Protection and Life Insurance
  • Professional development (internal and external)
  • A range of salary sacrificing options
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite gymnasium, pool, recreational activities and even the ability to go fishing!
  • A chance to work on an island in the Buccaneer Archipelago!

How to Apply:

Mount Gibson Iron recognises strength in diversity and actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Women, the LGBTI+ community and people from different cultural backgrounds.
At Mount Gibson “To succeed we do the essential things well”

Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.

Learn more about Mount Gibson Iron through our Career Page –

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