Heavy Duty Mobile Plant Fitter – Surface Mining

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Strategic Bridging

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Heavy Duty Mobile Plant Fitter - Surface Mining

Job ID: 12842
Job Views: 110
Location: Perth Airport
Post Code: 6105
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time, FIFO
Posted: 25/06/2024


  • Flat rate $65-$80 per hour (Neg*) + Super on all hours work
  • FIFO from Perth Airport to the Point of Hire and/or site based in Newman, WA
  • 8/6, & 2/2 rosters options


Our client is a global market leader in the provision of open-pit and underground mining and drilling services to the biggest blue-chip metalliferous mine sites across the Pilbara regions of  Western Australia. They boast as having a impeccable fleet of surface and underground mining machinery equipped with latest ergonomically designed and innovative technology. Their brands are well renowned with a strong focus on productivity and safety. They are currently seeking a Heavy Duty Mobile Plant Fitter to join their maintenance team in Newman, WA and/or with the options to do  Fly-In-Fly-Out on a 8/6, & or 2/2 rosters  from Perth Airport to the Point of Hire in Newman & across the Pilbara regions.


This role is best suitable for candidates with a sound knowledge of mobile plant/diesel mechanic/hydraulic/electrical background ideally from maintenance and repair background working on heavy duty mobile plant machines from a surface/or underground mining/drilling, quarrying, construction, earthmoving and/or agricultural/heavy mobile plant areas. 

The opportunity will see the successful applicant achieving:

  • Carrying out workshop drill component change out/in (e.g. feed and return, ropes, blown hoses, top/bottom sheaves, feed cylinders, pumps and rotation motors), minor an d major component rebuilds and overhaul.
  • Carrying out all task with the highest safety standards and to OEM specifications.
  • Adhering and committed to company's health and safety procedures and regulations
  • Diagnostic and fault finding issues using CANBUS / rig control system to identify malfunction codes.
  • Troubleshooting complex hydraulic/electrical system problems.
  • Once you have undergone upskilling and training, your role will involve delivering mine site field service and employing problem-solving skills to ensure optimal availability and reliability of a diverse array of mining equipment. This encompasses their fleet operated control and autonomous  Atlas Copco/Epiroc Pit Viper 231, 235,275, 271, Atlas Copco/Epiroc DML,T45/T40 Atlas Copco/Epiroc, D65 autonomous ranges and or similar manned or autonomous Sandvik DR416, DR412/10, D75K/D50KS/45KS,Cat/Bucyrus SKS-S/SKS-W rotary blast hole drill rigs.

Ongoing training and development will form part of your career progression within the Company. You will enjoy the benefit of joining a global market leader who value, reward and build their staff not just from a financial standpoint but to equipped them with industry leading surface rotary drilling rig technology and innovations. A visible career growth to see the right candidate becoming an indispensable and productive leader within your chosen field.

Job Requirements:


You are required to hold a trade certification in Certificate III in Mobile Plant Mechanical Technology, or possess relevant trade experience from a related field  in a Heavy Duty Mobile Plant Technology area such as  agricultural(New Holland, Case etc). and/or construction plant(Cat, Hitachi, Komatsu, etc) machinery. You must demonstrated the ability to understands the fundamental details of hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic systems coupled with the ability to use software based communication/electronic control system diagnostic tools to troubleshoot issues effectively. You should also be proficient in reading and interpreting hydraulic and 24V low-voltage electrical and pneumatic schematics. Strong communication skills are essential, as they will enable you to cultivate long-term customer relationships.

How to Apply:

To apply online, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. Alternatively, please contact Andrew Tran on 0415593085 or email your resume to atran@strategicbridging.com.au and or at

Feel free to also visit www.strategicbridging.com.au to apply via our Contact Us online portal.

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