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Leading Hand Heavy Diesel Fitters

EMECOAU - Kalgoorlie, WA

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Emeco Group in conjunction with its subsidiary company Force Equipment, has recently been awarded the heavy mining equipment hire & maintenance services contract for Norton Gold Fields at their gold mine in the WA goldfields.

About the role

We are currently seeking suitably experienced and qualified personnel for the positions of Leading Hand Heavy Diesel Fitter to lead small teams of trades to carry out all aspects of mobile plant mechanical maintenance on the Emeco fleet of heavy earthmoving machinery.

You'll have the opportunity to work alongside and lead a talented team of qualified trades people as well as the following:

  • Ongoing maintenance and service of the Emeco fleet of heavy earthmoving machines;
  • Ensuring all maintenance repairs are performed in accordance with company guidelines and within time & cost targets;
  • Mentor, guide and lead small teams of trades;
  • Working with Emeco customers to meet company objectives.

What we offer

Emeco roles are offered as permanent, full-time positions. On top of a great hourly rate, we can offer 'salary sacrifice' on starting with us for a wide range of items.

This position is offered to both Kalgoorlie residents as well as FIFO from Perth on a 2 & 1 roster at 12 hours / shift.

Emeco Group employees benefit from a culture that supports a safe, modern and secure working environment, favourable working conditions, training and development opportunities, career advancement opportunities, plus competitive financial benefits.

With an exciting and bright future, the Emeco Group is an excellent choice for anyone seeking a rewarding career in the mining &/or heavy earth moving industry!

About you

  • Experienced trade qualified HD Fitter;
  • Significant post-trade experience with heavy earth moving equipment; namely
    • Caterpillar 777F water carts;
    • Caterpillar D9T dozers;
    • Caterpillar 14M graders;
    • Caterpillar 773D water cart; and
    • Komatsu PC1250 excavator.
  • A strong commitment to safety;
  • Current (and valid) Australian Driver's license;
  • Strong analytical skills with a solutions focus;
  • Ability to attain a National Police Clearance certificate; and
  • Current licence to conduct 'High risk' work with forklift & elevated work platform and working at heights classifications will be highly regarded.


Norton Goldfields' Paddington Gold Mine, 35 kms north of Kalgoorlie.

How to apply

Shortlisting will begin immediately, so apply via the link (beside this ad). Completing this application will include a cover page outlining your suitability for this role and your resume (including any relevant certificates/licenses), demonstrating your experience and its relation to the criteria above.

If you have any questions in relation to this role, please contact our Talent Acquisition team on 0436 810 590 for a confidential chat.

Force is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

Due to the high volume of applications received for our advertised positions, only those applicants who are short listed will be contacted. To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering Emeco as a potential employer.

Emeco was founded in 1972 and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EHL). We have operations in all key mining regions of Australia and our customers include mining companies and contractors across coal, gold, copper, bauxite and iron ore. Emeco also owns new model ancillary heavy earthmoving equipment rental company, Matilda Equipment.

Please note: Agency referrals will not be accepted at this point of time.