Hydraulic Technicians OR Heavy Diesel Fitter with proven Hydraulic Experience

Competitive Salary, Great Team Environment, FIFO and Residential workers.



Karratha Fluid Power is Pilbara's leading hydraulic and Industrial hose fitting specialist and to keep up with servicing our Pilbara community we are seeking dedicated and experienced workers to join our team.

Karratha Fluid Power are the largest independent hydraulic work-shop in the Pilbara, servicing a wide range of industries from mining, offshore oil and gas to marine, and generalist mobile.

Karratha Fluid Power strive to provide a work, life, balance for their workers including accomodating for families where needed to live the Pilbara lifestyle! 

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Hydraulic Technician or Heavy Diesel Fitter with proven maintenance, installation & commissioning experience of hydraulic control systems to join a great team for the long term.  Reporting to the Workshop Foreman, this diverse role will enable the Hydraulic Technician to work independently & with a team to undertake workshop & on-site fixed or mobile plant maintenance in the Pilbara.

Day to day, you will be involved in:

  • Flushing, pressure testing and inspection of hydraulic units;
  • Tube manufacturing and installation;
  • Component rebuilds;
  • Hose manufacture, installation and testing;
  • Commissioning and testing of hydraulic systems; and
  • Hydraulic and mechanical fault finding, servicing and repair.
  • Servicing & commissioning of mobile or fixed plant mechanical & hydraulic components

Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant Mechanical Trade Qualification
  • Knowledge of hydraulic control systems
  • Proven hydraulic servicing, installation & maintenance experience
  • Competent to record & process servicing documentation
  • Relevant mine site experience
  • Confidence to liaise with customers & suppliers in the field
  • A proficient & motivated work ethic to complete works to high standard
  • Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) an advantage
  • MSIC, Induction on Pilbara Iron & Citic Pacific would be an advantage


Recruitment Process

As part of the role you will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol screening

Closing Date

Applications close when positions are filled 


To apply for these positions, please follow the links.  Please ensure you attach your up to date curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing your experience.

Note  Applicants currently on a 457 visa who have the relevant skills and experience.

Karratha Fluid Power provides single accomodation free of charge. 

Subsidies for housing may apply for Couples and families after the qualifying period.

28/09/2020 $0 Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara 1 Trades & Services
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