Fitter / Machinist

Posted on February 15, 2012 · Posted in Filled
  • $40 / hour casual day, $46 / hour casual arvo. Clean w/shop 20 minutes from CBD
  • Opportunity for mine site work on weekends. Safety focused work environment
  • Regular overtime available. All overtime is paid at double time

More of a machinist role than fitting. Overhaul / rebuild heavy earthmoving machinery in Lower Hunter workshop just 20 minutes from Newcastle CBD.

Outstanding Manual Machinist / Fitter role available in a workshop just 20 minutes from Newcastle.


• Safety focused work environment
• Casual hourly rate circa $40 on day shift / $46 on afternoon shift
• All overtime at double time
• Regular overtime available
• Opportunity for mine site work
• Secure employment with long established local company in the Hunter coal mining industry

This workshop service dozers, loaders, trucks and draglines that come in from the pits. As a MANUAL MACHINIST / FITTER you will be exposed to a wide range of machines and utilise your skills in diagnostics, engine rebuilds, hydraulic and hose work.

In addition there is site work available on weekends.


Essential criteria includes:
• Trade qualified
• Experienced on vertical borer, milling, lathe work
• A commitment to safe work practices

Desirable qualifications includes:
• Any work cover accredited tickets
• Hydraulics / Pneumatics training


The successful candidate will initially be employed under a casual contract with a view to transition to direct permanent employment after a period of 3 – 6 months pending performance.

The role will initially on Day Shift, but once settled and familiar with the work environment, the role will be on Afternoon Shift were it will remain.

This role will suit an experienced, motivated and committed tradesperson who has the desire to work for an outstanding company.


There is an immediate start available, but notice period will be available for the successful person.

A pre-employment medical and drug screen is part of the application process.

Suitable candidates please contact David for more information or APPLY NOW on seek.

David Maxwell
PH: 02 4969 2966