Mechanical Fitter

Premier People
    July 30, 2019
    Port Hedland
    Job Type
    Western Australia


    Premier People are currently assisting our client, a leading contractor based in Port Hedland, with their requirement for Mechanical Fitters.

    • Port Hedland based
    • Excellent pay rate
    • Ongoing work

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Bearing fitment and general mechanical inspections
    • General fitting, turning and milling
    • Pulley and gearbox change out and alignment
    • Chute and plate maintenance
    • Precise fit out of pulleys, rollers, gearboxes, pumps and valves
    • Assembly of mining equipment and associated components
    • Inspection, analysis and recording of critical mechanical information during the process of mechanical refurbishment work
    • Conform to and promote OHS and Safe Working Practices

    Experience, Skills and Qualifications

    Candidates must be prepared to complete a pre-employment medical check and a drugs and alcohol test. Successful applicants must have rights to work in Australia and hold the following:


    • Australian Trade Certificate/Recognition
    • Valid WA Driver’s License
    • Working at Heights (RIIWHS204D)
    • Working in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)
    • Gas Testing Atmospheres (MSAPHOS217A)



    • Previous experience working within the mining industry
    • MSIC Card
    • High Risk Work License
    • White Card

    Benefits and Perks

    Premier People’s Shutdown division supplies skilled and experienced trades and skilled labour to mine sites across WA. Our core crew of 75+ individuals mobilise to BHPIO, FMG, Roy Hill and Rio Tinto sites to carry out many areas of maintenance.

    • Work for leading contractors in the industry
    • Fly In / Fly Out from Perth, WA
    • Up to 12-hour days
    • Above market pay rates
    • Additional ongoing work available

    Company Profile

    Premier People are a leading recruitment specialist, supplying quality, skilled and experienced blue-collar workers to our clients within various industries in the WA market including mining and shutdowns, warehousing, transport, logistics and construction.

    By establishing solid, trusting relationships, and a reputation amongst our clients for supplying quality, reliable and hardworking individuals, Premier People have built a strong presence and network across WA.