Drill Fitter - FIFO Perth 2:1

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Location:Perth, Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world-leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources and energy sectors. As part of this team, you'll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed our client’s expectations.

We continue to strive forward with our WA projects in 2020 and, due to a second ramp-up on our brand new Eliwana project, we are currently seeking experienced Drill Fitters to join the Downer team on the Pilbara based project, on a 2:1 roster.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will perform safe and effective maintenance outcomes and continuous improvement principles whilst carrying out your daily duties of servicing and maintaining mobile fleet and equipment; mechanical fault finding, breakdown repair and maintenance.


  • Australian recognised Mechanical Trade Certificate
  • Experience in servicing Epiroc PV271/Atlas D65 is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining and servicing drilling equipment in a mining situation is essential
  • Strong team player and solid communication skills
  • Drive, enthusiasm and a passion to be the best in all that you do.


  • Competitive salary
  • The benefits of secure, full time employment including leave entitlements, superannuation and numerous financial, lifestyle, health and well-being benefits including salary sacrifice flights, novated leasing, discounts and support programs.
  • Set career progression opportunities through various training and mentoring programs
  • Great systems, procedures, equipment and people with an overriding commitment to Zero Harm
  • An opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive leading-edge business with operations throughout WA

Eliwana is a new site with a 5 year maintenance contract. The camp is brand new and comes with all expected modern amenities. We promote and encourage a healthy work/life balance which includes your own private en-suited room. Rosters are 2:1 Day/Night

This exciting role offers you the opportunity to join a dynamic team and develop your career within a highly successful diversified engineering and services business, on a brand-new project with a long mine life.

At Downer we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. Our values, strategy and direction are clear, and we are committed to Zero Harm and to the career development of our people.


Please apply with your current resume to this application. For any queries or help with your application please contact Melanie Greenfield on 08 6212 9523 or melanie.greenfield@downermining.com

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