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Mechanical Fitter


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Mechanical Fitter
George Fisher Mine – Fixed Plant Maintenance 
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Reference No: 41535

We have an opportunity that exists for a skilled and experienced Mechanical Fitter to join the Fixed Plant Maintenance team at George Fisher Mine. The position is residential in Mount Isa and will require the applicant to responsibly, safely and effectively perform planned and breakdown maintenance tasks while promoting site safety values and ensuring the highest standards of work are conducted and executed in a professional manner.

Mount Isa
Mount Isa is a thriving city acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in North West Queensland.  Mount Isa Mines attracts the best people from all over Australia and the world who are drawn to working for a high-calibre mining operation with the added benefit of a comfortable residential-based work arrangement. We believe in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people while never compromising on their safety and well-being.  We offer excellent remuneration package and benefits above market superannuation, and significant professional development opportunities. Learn more about Mount Isa Mines at www.mountisamines.com.au. Our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

The Role
We are looking for qualified Mechanical Fitter with a strong involvement in all aspects of maintenance, including routine maintenance, repairs and servicing to join us in the Fixed Plant Maintenance department at GFM. Reporting to the Fixed Plant Maintenance Supervisor, you will have the ability to make decisions, work to meet deadlines and exceptional communication skills. The roster for this role is 4 on 4 off, 4 on 2 off days only.   

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Safe and efficient Repairs to pumps and pipework in the underground environment.
  • Perform routine maintenance and servicing of Fixed Plant across the operation,
  • Fault finding and trouble-shooting machinery issues
  • Managing repairs, servicing and maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • Reviewing, creating and modifying preventative maintenance plans for optimum reliability
  • Supporting improvement projects that aim to reduce unplanned stoppages
  • Maintaining and improving OH&S and overall operational standards in the workplace
  • Coaching and supporting production workers to improve their process knowledge and skills

  The successful candidate will possess:

  • Mechanical Fitter Trade qualification or similar
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical/schematic drawings
  • Ability to learn and understand machinery assembly / disassembly
  • Excellent trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
  • Flexible approach and adaptable to change with a high attention to detail
  • Good time management skills and able to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn new processes
  • Hold a current Australian Manual Drivers Licence
  • Experience in SAP would be an advantage or similar system

For further information, please contact:  
Bek Lewis (07) 4744 2006

Applications Close: 
Sunday 10th July 2022

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Job details
Date posted
24 Jun 2022
Trades & Services
Fitting, Machining & CNC
$90k ~ $100k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Mining & metals
Private business
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident
Company size

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