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  • 19/05/2024

Mechanical Fitter (Tahmoor, NSW, AU)

About the role

We are currently looking for motivated Mechanical Fitters. Reporting to the Maintenance Lead, you will be responsible in supporting the mechanical maintenance activities in the relevant department to provide the availability, reliability and performance of equipment, necessary to meet the department plan and targeted objectives.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Ensuring a safe workplace, identifying, and addressing risks appropriately and demonstrating positive safety behaviour
  • Executing maintenance activities according to the weekly work schedule and unscheduled work as required
  • Executing preventative mechanical maintenance inspections on equipment including but not limited to conveyors, continuous miners, shuttle cars, feeders, longwalls, mobile diesel equipment and winders
  • Executing basic  hydraulic and pneumatic system fault finding and equipment rebuild/refurbishments
  • Assisting in the developing and enhancing work procedures and maintenance instructions


About your experience

You are a result driven Mechanical Fitter with experience within mining or heavy industry operations. With a strong focus on safety and quality, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both peers and supervisors.  This is a great opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to grow and develop their career within this fast-paced industry.

You will have:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade or Fitting & Machining or equivalent
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mechanical, pneumatic & hydraulic drawings
  • Able to perform fault-finding activities on complex, heavy industrial equipment
  • Demonstrate ability to contribute, influence and make informed technical decisions.
  • Whilst a background in the following competencies would be preferred, it is not essential:
  • Experience in the coal mining industry and particularly underground
  • Understanding of the NSW Coal Mining statutory and legislative obligations
  • Documented Underground Coal Mining competencies / appointments from previous mines
  • Rigging and dogging HRW licence
  • Confined Space
  • Working at Heights
  • Hydraulics 1 and 2 or equivalent
  • Welding processes competencies i.e. MMAW, GMAW, Oxy Fuel Thermal cutting


About our team

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end-to-end mining, steel, construction and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.

SIMEC Mining has operations in SA and NSW. Our Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales, is an underground longwall coal mine with an associated coal handling and preparation plant, producing high quality coking coal for global markets. Located at the edge of the scenic Southern Highlands region, only a 45-minute drive to the idyllic beaches of the South Coast and 75km southwest of Sydney.

Next steps

Across our business we have an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for our people and businesses to flourish and develop. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.