Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter
March 12, 2019 Nicole McNess
FMG Solomon
April 2, 2019
FIFO from Perth
Job Type
Pay Range
$40 - $48


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.

Job Summary

We are looking for trade qualified, experienced Mechanical Fitters for our client, who specialises in fixed plant maintenance across WA mine sites to carry out various areas of maintenance. Candidates must be available to work between the 7th and the 16th of May. 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

Perks and Benefits

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

Skills and experience

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)



  • Willing to work in TA roles if and when required
  • Previous experience working within the mining industry
  • High Risk Work License
  • White Card