Drill Fitter - Surface RCBack
Post Details
Posted By : Swick Mining

Start Date : Sep 14, 2018

Deadline : Oct 14, 2018
Role: Fitter

Location : Eastern Suburbs

Position :Contract/Temp

Job Type : Contract/Temp

Industry : Mining
Job Description

The Company

Swick Mining Services (ASX:SWK) is one of Australia's largest mineral drilling contractors, providing high quality, high value, underground and surface drilling services globally. Swick is a market leader in the development of innovative rig designs and drilling practices that deliver improved productivity, value, safety and versatility.


The Job

Swick are currently seeking experienced Heavy Plant / Drill Fitters to join our team on a fixed-term basis. Working as a Plant Fitter at Swick your main responsibility will be to provide service and maintenance to all assets allocated to the Surface RC drilling division at our Guildford workshop.


The Candidate

Working on our customised fleet you will be trade qualified, a good communicator and will have a high regard for safety. Your experience in unsupervised mechanical fault finding, breakdown repair and maintenance is essential to ensure your success in this role.


Selection Criteria:


  • Heavy automotive trade qualification
  • Previous maintenance experience working with surface RC or blast hole drill equipment, Atlas or Sullair two stage compressors and Hurricane boosters
  • Good understanding of high pressure air systems
  • Ability to work on heavy transport equipment and use OEM diagnostic tools for Mercedes Benz, Cat, Cummins and G-Scan on light vehicles
  • Good understanding of low voltage electrical systems
  • Proven experience in a Field Service role at a remote mine site
  • Advanced hydraulic diagnostics & component rebuild experience
  • Experience/qualifications in servicing and maintenance of 4x4 light vehicle fleet
  • Ability to pass a drug & alcohol and full pre-employment medical
  • Ability to obtain a National Police Clearance


  • Experience or working knowledge with PLCs advantageous
  • HR drivers licence or higher
  • LF Forklift licence
  • Non-slewing crane licence
  • Senior First Aid Certificate

In return you will be given the opportunity to work in a prestigious, rapidly growing organisation at the forefront of drilling in the Australian Mining sector, with a very generous remuneration package offered.


The Benefits

Across our entire business, our people come first. The culture within the Swick team is paramount. We support our employees with competitive remuneration, work/life balance, career pathways and employee benefits which include  Travel and Health Insurance discounts, and Income Protection as part of the Swick Corporate Superannuation Scheme.


How to Apply

If you would like to join the Swick Team, and you meet the requirements of this role, please submit a Cover Letter and current CV through the apply option. For additional information regarding Swick, please visit our company website here: http://swickmining.com/