Diesel Fitters | HD Fitter | Digger Fitter - South Walker Creek

Job Description

HSE Mining 

At South Walker Creek, HSE operates seven large pre-strip fleets on a 7-day continuous roster. Due to expansion HSE are seeking a specialist Digger Fitter to join our Maintenance Team, working on the site’s mobile equipment fleet.

Are you working for a subcontractor and tired of moving around central Queensland from job to job, camp to camp, undertaking inductions after induction?  Would you rather have a permanent site and work in a permanent role?

Full time permanent positions are being offered on 7/7 roster at revised rates of $71 per hour + Super (Digger Fitters) | $60 - $70 + Super (Diesel Fitters) based at South Walker Coal Mine less than 2 hours from Mackay. 

The role

Rates will be determined depending on your  experience on the equipment listed below:

  • Excavators Hitachi 3600,5500, 5600
  • Haul Trucks Cat 789, Komatsu 830E
  • Dozers D10, D11
  • Graders 16, 24M

You will also need to demonstrate: 

  • Strong commitment to safety, environmental standards and compliance
  • Ability to comply with site Safety Management Systems
  • History of repairs, maintenance, and diagnostics on heavy mobile mining equipment
  • Attending to breakdowns, perform diagnostics, basic servicing 
  • Ability to work in a timely and efficient manner


 Ideal Candidates

The ideal candidates will strive for excellence and have a passion for what you do, as well as a strong commitment to safety. In addition you will hold the following qualifications:

  • Relevant Australian Recognised Trade Certificates 
  • A Current Queensland Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Statement of Attainment (within 5 years)
  • Demonstrated commitment to Safety
  • Commitment to the Values and Code of Conduct of HSE Mining
  • Working at Heights, Forklift Operation, Confined Spaces and EWP tickets are desirable


Benefits & working conditions: 

  • Permanent position with HSE
  • 7 on 7 off roster, 12.5 hours
  • Site Accommodation & meals provided
  • BIBO or DIDO available from Mackay
  • Salary Sacrifice FIFO connecting with BIBO services
  • Payrates includes Tool Allowance


At HSE we take care of our employees, and you will be committed to safety in the workplace. We’re proud of our ‘Protect & Respect’ initiative and provide extensive on the job training to ensure our you get home safely at the end of every day.


Apply now and grow your career with HSE

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.