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Location: Mining (SA) – SMR Operations (Whyalla)


Heavy Duty Fitter

We are currently seeking an experienced Heavy Duty Fitter for our Iron Knob & South Middleback Ranges Operations in South Australia on even time roster 7 days on 7 days.

The Heavy Diesel Fitter reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor and will be responsible for mechanical repairs, replacement of mechanical components and tasks as directed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct workshop maintenance including diagnosing mechanical faults, overhauling, repairing mechanical parts in mobile plant equipment.

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings in fluid power equipment.

  • Fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment.

  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments.

  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines.

  • Erecting machines and equipment on-site.
  • Repairing or replacing worn or defective parts, and reassembling mechanical components.

  • Maintaining equipment to company and OEM specifications to ensure reliable operation.

  • Conducting workshop maintenance and maintaining high housekeeping standards in work areas.

  • Diagnosing and repairing machines/equipment in both a workshop and field environment.

  • Diagnose and repair electrical systems when required.

  The Applicants should have

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in mechanical fault finding, component change out, servicing and maintaining Surface Mining Equipment and Ancillary Mining Equipment.
  • Ability to understand and interpret OEM manuals and hydraulic/ pneumatic.
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions in accordance with BGC Contracting Fatigue management policies.
  • Current drivers licence HR class.

Successful candidates should display a commitment to safety and the environment, teamwork, self-motivation and pride/ownership of plant and equipment.

These are residential position from either Cowell or Whyalla South Australia, there is no FIFO or camp accommodation provided.

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