Mechanical Fitter

Job Highlights

  • 2/1 roster- day shift and night shift

  • 12 hour days

  • FIFO from Darwin

About the Client

McArthur River Mine is located on one of the world's largest deposits of zinc and lead, about 970km south-east of Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory. Zinc and lead is mined and processed at McArthur River Mine and trucked to Bing Bong Loading Facility of the Gulf of Carpentaria, where it is then shipped around the world. McArthur River Mine which is run by Glencore includes an open cut mine and processing facilities.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced Light Vehicle Mechanic at McArthur River Mine.

In this role, you will be required to repair and conduct preventative maintenance, fault diagnostics and breakdown repairs on mobile fleet out in the field and the workshop. You will also inspect and determine equipment condition and assess it's sustainability to return to service. Some of the fleet of heavy mobile equipment of which you will need to have experience on includes; ancillary equipment, cranes, forklifts, lightning towers, generators and light vehicles.

You must have an absolute commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace is essential. It is imperative that you possess the ability and aptitude to maintain high standards of safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance with mine working procedures.

Skills and Requirements

  • Mechanical Trade Certificate / Light Vehicle Trade Certification

  • Manual C Class Drivers Licence

  • 2 + years post trade experience in a similar role

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities. WorkPac is a company that values Inclusion and Diversity as well as career progression.


Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements

Recruitment Coordinator: Ruth Pop

Phone: (08) 9201 6206

Recruitment Mining

Job Reference: 7465J2022825

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Mechanical Fitter
Contract type: Casual
Location: Darwin
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades & Services
Job expiry: 2022-08-03
Reference: 7465J2022825


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