Drill /Blast-Hole Fitter - Surface Mining

Job Description

  • Ongoing training and development!
  •  7 days on: 7 days off  Rotating Roster, Mackay, Qld Residentially based! FIFO from Brisbane Airport to Mackay (Optional) with onsite accommodation provided!


Our client is a global market leader in the provision of open-pit mining and drilling services & projects to the biggest blue-chip mine sites in the Mackay, Bowen Basin and surrounding regions. They boast as having an impeccable fleet of surface mining rotary blast hole drill rigs equipped with latest ergonomically designed and innovative technology. Their brands are well renowned with a strong focus on productivity, safety and team value. They are currently seeking a Drill Fitter to join their team in Mackay, 1 week on 1 week off rotating roster.


The opportunity is well suitable for those candidates with strong  hydraulic, pneumatic and rig control systems (RCS) knowledge on rotary blast hole drilling experience. Ideally you are prepared to relocate to the north coast, MacKay/Bowen Basin area of Queensland.

The opportunity will see the successful applicant achieve: 

major breakdown services and maintenance and repairing of their range of Atlas Copco Pit Viper blast hole series drill rigs from rotary, to top down and down hole hammer and similar ranges of Ingersoll Rand DML, Sandvik/Tamrock Pantera and Schramm drill and blast hole rigs models .You will play an integral role in effective field servicing drill rigs to many major open cut coal mines in the local Bowen Basin areas, preventative maintenance, component change out (e.g. feed and return, ropes, top/bottom sheaves, feed cylinders, pumps and rotation motors), performing pressure testing and adjustments, identifying malfunctions and troubleshooting major breakdowns. Ongoing training and development will form part of your career progression within the Company. You will enjoy the benefit of joining a and global and innovative market leader who value and reward their staffs. 


You will need to demonstrate a proven track record working on open-pit rotary drill blast hole ideally Atlas Copco or Sandvik/Tamrock, Ingersoll rand, Schramm and/or from a related surface mining/ RC/DC mineral exploration drill rigs arena . You are a trade certified in hydraulic/pneumatic, and preferably (but not essential) some exposure to rig control systems software and programs. You possess excellent problem-solving, diagnostic, fault finding and troubleshooting skills. Your communication skills is of the highest level with the ability to service and build long term relationships with customers. 

To apply online, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Alternatively, please contact Andrew Tran on 0415593085 or email your resume to atran@strategicbridging.com.au.
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