Diesel Fitter (Excavator)

Job Description

Your new company

We are an industry leader in the mining and civil earthmoving industries with over 50 years’ experience and operate a large fleet of heavy earthmoving equipment across Australia. We take pride in our people, our safety culture and maintaining our equipment to a high standard.

We are seeking qualified and experienced Excavator Fitters to assist us to maintain our fleet at Middlemount Mine in regional Queensland.

Your new role
  • Responsible for servicing and maintenance of a large fleet of Liebherr R996 and R9400 Excavators
  • Working day and night shifts on a 7/7 roster, for 12.5-13hr shifts
  • Ensure planned service and maintenance is carried out within scheduled time requirements
  • Be self-motivated and able to work as directed
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and work within teams to develop and implement solutions
  • Be committed to procedure based preventative maintenance.
What you'll need to succeed 
  • A trade certificate with post-trade experience or equivalent experience (Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter or Plant Mechanic)
  • Current Standard 11 (or willingness to obtain)
  • A current Queensland driver licence
  • Experience with heavy earth moving equipment, specifically large mining Excavators.
Why MacKellar 
  • Attractive hourly rates + super paid on all hours + optional overtime available! 
  • 7/7 rotating day/night roster for a better work-life balance 
  • Permanent opportunity with meals, camp accommodation and PPE provided
  • Long term project with well-established workshop facilities 
  • DIDO / FREE BIBO from Mackay/Rockhampton.
If you’re an experienced Diesel Fitter with an excellent work ethic, attitude and safety conscious approach, then we want to talk to you.

We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

Only those with the relevant experience and qualifications will be contacted.