Drill Fitters 8/6 & 2/1

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Location:Karratha, Port Hedland, Tom Price
Job Type:Full Time

WesTrac is looking at another hugely successful year in 2020 with upcoming major projects in the pipeline. As a result of this recent growth, we have a Permanent opportunity for Driller Fitters.

These positions will be responsible for looking after a drill fleet of MD6250 CAT drills. To be successful in this position, you will need to have experience on surface mine drills.

This position is on a 8/6 or 2/1 FIFO roster (ex Perth), working 12 hour days

Job Duties:

  • Maintaining the availability fleet on site and liaising with the client to ensure effective communication and site operations.
  • Experience with surface mining fleet
  • Investigate and make recommendations to improve fleet performance at a site level.
  • Diagnosis, repairs and maintenance on the fleet
  • Repairs and Maintenance on machine electrical systems
  • Offer technical support for the Caterpillar fleet
  • Offer mechanical support to WesTrac and customer technicians
  • Undertake workshop based – machine service or repair as instructed by the customer

Essential Criteria:

  • Live the Values - Leads by example everyday through actions, behaviours and decisions including compliance with WesTrac’s safety procedures, safe working practices and life- saving rules
  • Trade Qualified HD Plant Mechanic coupled with 5 years post trade experience
  • Extensive product knowledge on surface mine drills
  • Thorough understanding of electrical systems, schematics and proven diagnostics skills
  • Previous experience in the Mining industry
  • Valid current drivers licence
  • Have sound customer relations skills
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Requires excellent fault-finding skills
  • Must be a team player

What we offer:

  • Supportive work environment and career progression opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice on Airline Memberships, Motor Vehicles and more
  • Various roster types, lifestyle and family friendly
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral

If you are interested in joining a progressive company with significant growth in the pipeline, click the ‘Apply’ button today!

WesTrac Pty Ltd is committed to achieving a diverse and engaged workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates.