Mechanical Fitter

Successful and growing company, Great opportunity to join a growing and thriving operation, Fantastic residential position with a signature Lithium Operation.

The Company

Galaxy Resources Limited is an ASX listed lithium-focused resources company, with assets spanning Australia, Canada and Argentina. The Company owns the Mt Cattlin Spodumene Mine near Ravensthorpe in Western Australia. The Mt Cattlin mine is an open pit mine providing ore feed to the processing plant.  

The role and its requirements

The company has residential based (Ravensthorpe/Hopetoun area) positions for Mechanical Fitters to work as fixed plant maintenance tradespersons at Mt Cattlin. The position runs on a 9/5 roster working 10-hour days and will report to the Maintenance Supervisor. Mt Cattlin provides a very pleasant work location near the south coast of WA, and the region with the nearby towns of Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun, offer an inviting combination of rural and coastal lifestyle. In addition to competitive remuneration, the company also provides cost of living support to residential employees. Relocation assistance to the Ravensthorpe area may be provided with this position.

The purpose of this role is to carry out Mechanical Fitter's maintenance activities in support of the Mt Cattlin process plant maintenance. You will be inspecting, maintaining and repairing fixed plant and equipment in a mining or heavy industrial environment. Importantly, you will also be a dedicated team player who excels in small flexible teams.

Your key responsibilities will be

  • Maintaining all areas of a fixed plant - including screens, crushers, conveyors, chutes and pumps
  • Ensure maintenance tasks are completed according to priority and within time frames
  • Inspecting and checking plant and equipment, and recording of plant operating parameters
  • Operating equipment and working safely
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Requirements of the role


  • Commitment to workplace safety
  • Have experience working as a Mechanical Fitter in maintenance/shutdown of mining/mineral processing plant and equipment
  • Hold an Australia recognised mechanical fitter trade certificate
  • Western Australian 'C' Class manual driver's licence
  • Confined Space & Working at Heights tickets
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with company policies, procedures and statutory requirements


  • High Risk Work Licence LF (Forklift) , CN (Non-slewing Crane), WP (Work Platform)
  • Western Australian 'HR' Class driver's licence

Additionally, you will be flexible in your attitude and approach with good initiative and drive.

Candidates must be able to provide evidence, of the right, to work in Australia.

16/03/2020 $0 Albany & Great Southern 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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