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Drill & Blast / Engineering / Engineering & Maintenance / Maintenance / Processing

HD Fitter – Underground
Full Time

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Role details

Reporting to the Leading Hand : Mechanical, you will be responsible for carrying out preventative and scheduled maintenance and breakdowns on Surface and Underground equipment as directed by your Supervisor.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on an 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster and is FIFO from Perth.


Benefits include:

  • 2022 Retention Bonus
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options


About the role:

  • Perform preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repair of mobile equipment
  • Provide reliable and accurate maintenance knowledge, expertise and practical application to minimize down time and subsequent loss of production
  • Assist with ongoing training and mentoring of apprentices and trainees and supervising of contractors
  • Requisitioning of parts and materials and processing of maintenance orders
  • Develop, implement and maintain adherence to appropriate procedures and processes to ensure consistent, timely and efficient delivery of mining plans.


About you:

  • Australian recognised Heavy Mechanical Trade Qualification
  • Previous experience in mechanical maintenance in an underground environment and knowledge of mining technologies and equipment
  • Experience with Atlas M7C drills and MT6020 and MT65 trucks
  • Experience with CAT R2900 and R1700 loaders
  • Experience with Sandvik development drills DD421
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Licence
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Previous SAP & AMT experience is desirable


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

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