Maintainer Drill Fitter

Date:  8 Jul 2024


  • 14/14 days and nights roster | FIFO from Perth to the Roy Hill Mine
  • Base + FIFO Allowances + Shift Allowances + Super + Bonuses
  • Family friendly even time roster to achieve true life/work balance
  • Be part of a technologically advanced mine site


About the role:


Roy Hill's Mobile Maintenance team is on the lookout for a skilled and experienced Drill Fitter to enhance our operations.
As a key player in our team, you'll report directly to the Supervisor of Mobile Maintenance. Your primary role involves providing repairs and maintenance services to our esteemed fleet, including the advanced Pit Vipers & D65 rigs.
This is a fantastic opportunity to apply your expertise in a dynamic and supportive environment, ensuring the reliability and efficiency of our heavy equipment fleet.



  • Conduct thorough inspections, servicing, repairs, and maintenance across our heavy equipment fleet, ensuring operational excellence.
  • Swiftly and effectively resolve mechanical and electrical issues to maximize machine availability.
  • Execute both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks as per directives, maintaining the highest standards of work.
  • Utilize your deep knowledge of products, techniques, and processes to perform tasks efficiently and effectively.


Skills and Experience:

  • Must hold an Australian recognized trade certificate.
  • Required licenses: Forklift, EWP, crane, dogging, and basic rigging.
  • Possession of a current WA manual C class driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and perform high-quality repairs on diesel engines, hydraulic, electrical, and high-pressure air systems.
  • Proven experience in maintaining heavy mobile equipment, specifically:
    • Epiroc Pit Viper 271
    • Epiroc D65


Mine Site Facilities:

  • Modern, comfortable camp accommodation
  • High quality gourmet food options (vegan, gluten free and healthy options)
  • Large fully equipped gym facility, as well as a gym specifically for females
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach Volleyball court and Golf simulators
  • Village shop and extensive supporting amenities
  • SWIFT in-room entertainment with comprehensive content and own-device casting capability
  • Active social club with community events and activities for employees
  • Lifestyle, Learning and Recreation initiative which provide events for your family


About the Company:


Roy Hill is a world class mining company, leading the way through innovative, integrated mining rail and port operations, to export iron ore safely and efficiently from West Australia’s Pilbara region.


We are a company where people matter. We support our team to reach their full potential by providing generous benefits and opportunities, empowering them to actively contribute to our success and that of our state and country.


We are committed to the use of new technologies that results in higher quality product, less waste, improved efficiencies and above all, a safer workplace. Our integrated next generation mine, rail and port operations enable the sustained low-cost production of iron ore at a consistent quality and grade, allowing us to respond to changing market cycles.


We are proud to collaborate and work in partnership with the communities in which we operate, supporting programs and initiatives that help achieve positive outcomes and leave a lasting legacy.

We are dedicated to minimising our environmental footprint, designing our operations to optimise the rehabilitation of the land when and where mining has been completed.


We are Roy Hill.


Equal Opportunity:


Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we proudly encourage indigenous Australians, Veteran personnel and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination.

We are proud of our relationships with our Traditional Owners and value the difference these partnerships make to the success of the project and to the lives of the people on whose land we operate.


How to apply


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To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.


Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.