Diesel Fitter

Job Description

Diesel Fitter

Maintenance – MICO Mine
Mount Isa, QLD, Australia
Ref. No. 33880

Mount Isa

Mount Isa is a thriving city acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in Northwest Queensland.  Mount Isa Mines attracts the best people from all over Australia and the world who are drawn to working for a high-calibre mining operation with the added benefit of a comfortable residential-based work arrangement.

We believe in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people while never compromising on their safety and well-being. Learn more about Mount Isa Mines at www.mountisamines.com.au

Our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake. 


  • We offer excellent remuneration package which will reflect your experience and benefits including, employee Benefits Program, above Market Superannuation, and Professional Development Opportunities.
  • Our Benefits Program includes: discounts with health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Glencore Rewards, salary sacrificing and Recognition and Rewards Programs.
  • This role is also eligible for relocation support for you and your family to Mount Isa and 12 weeks transit accommodation.


The Role
We are looking for an experienced trade Diesel Fitter to join the Maintenance department. Reporting to the Crew Supervisors, you will have the ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. You will work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a high focus on planned maintenance. The successful candidates will be required to participate in all aspects of maintenance including routine maintenance, repairs and servicing.

This position is residential in Mount Isa and will require you to work a 7 on / 7 off, day and night shift roster, providing grounds for an excellent work-life balance.

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Completion of assigned tasks to deliver continuous and safety improvements for the maintenance team
  • Undertaking planned maintenance tasks as instructed
  • Project work as required
  • Working both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary trade team
  • Demonstrating a high standard of professional workmanship
  • Performing heavy fleet maintenance work, as well as breakdown repairs
  • Planned maintenance activities on assets such as Sandvik, Caterpillar, Volvo and Normet
  • Contributing to continuous improvement opportunities
  • Maintaining and improving OH&S and overall operational standards in the workplace
  • Mentoring apprentices


The successful candidates will be and have the ability to obtain:

  • Trade qualification
  • High risk work licence and Working at Heights
  • Mining experience preferred but not essential
  • Excellent troubleshooting & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and interpret hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Flexible approach and adaptable to change with a high attention to detail
  • Good time management skills and able to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn new processes
  • Hold a current Australian Manual Drivers Licence
  • Experience in SAP would be an advantage or similar system
  • Experience in Excel would be an advantage

Other key drivers in our selection will be your ability to fit into our culture and team, with emphasis on our values of Safety, Openness, Entrepreneurism, Responsibility, Simplicity and Integrity.

For further information please contact: Erin Maloney via email erin.maloney@glencore.com.au
Applications Close: 4 weeks Friday 29th September 2023

Please note, shortlisting and interviews may take place prior to advertising closing date. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you’re interested in the role.


Apply online now! Applications will not be accepted via email.
Our mining operation is on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People and we respect their rights and interests. Mount Isa Mines encourages suitably qualified indigenous applicants to apply.