Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter
March 12, 2019 Nicole McNess
BHP Area C
March 29, 2019
FIFO from Perth
Job Type
Pay Range
$40 - $48


Premier People's Shut Down 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.

Premier People is a BusinessForGood lifetime partner; meaning that for every singer hour you work for us, you are able to contribute to incredible Australia wide and global projects that make life changing impacts to people in need all over the world.

Premier People will only mobilise good, reliable people that we are happy to put our name to! We would prefer to not supply, rather than send people to site with poor attitudes and work ethics.

We have an awesome team, doing great things on site, that are well recognised and appreciated, and they deserve to work with like-minded willing people. Rollers; tools and plant are heavy enough, without 'carrying' other people!

Job Summary

We are looking for trade qualified, experienced mechanical fitters to carry out various areas of maintenance. Candidates must be available to work between the 28th of April and the 16th of May. Key responsibilities include:

  • Chute and plate maintenance
  • Screen maintenance
  • Crusher maintenance
  • Skirt replacement and adjustment
  • Roller inspections and replacements
  • Pully refurbishments and replacements
  • Belt Cleaner maintenance; installations and upgrades of scrapers

About The Role

Successful applicants will have the highest regard for safety and will be required to actively contribute in HSE based activities to ensure the health, safety and well-being of themselves and others. You will have the ability to be flexible to deliver in a continually evolving environment and possess strong team work ethics.

As part of the recruitment process, suitable applicants will be required to complete pre-employment medical testing including drug and alcohol screening.

Premier People Priority Placement - Demonstrate your commitment; work ethic and reliability, and always get first choice of upcoming work. We don’t contact the masses and put bums on seats! We choose Quality over Quantity, so rest assured, your dedication; loyalty and commitment will always be rewarded with Premier People.

Opportunity for career progression with Premier People's Supervisor development programme. Ask us how you can progress to leading hand / supervisor positions and qualify for completely funded training through Premier People.

Perks and Benefits

  • Excellent pay rate and career progression
  • Defined development plan at the outset for pay; training and responsibility
  • Priority placement; Be rewarded for loyalty and great performance and attitude!

Skills and experience

Successful applicants must have rights to work in Australia and hold the following qualifications:


  • Australian Trade Certificate (Or Australian Trade Recognition)
  • Solid Work Ethic
  • Driving License (HR – preferred)
  • Working at Heights (RIIWHS204D)
  • Working in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)
  • Respiratory Fit Test
  • Clean Shaven Site Policy
  • White Card


  • Karara inducted
  • Hot Works (preferred)
  • Fire Extinguisher Training (CPPFES2005A) (preferred)