CW5 - Plant Mechanic

Date: 28 Mar 2024

Location: Sydney, AU

Company: John Holland

The Project

John Holland, CPB Contractors and Ghella  has commenced design and construction work for the Sydney Metro West – Eastern Tunnelling Package.

With a contract worth $1.63 billion, the Eastern Tunnelling Package includes construction of 3.5-kilometre tunnels under Sydney Harbour between The Bays and the Sydney CBD, and the excavation of Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations. Starting at The Bays, tunnel boring machines will cross the harbour near the Anzac Bridge, before heading to the new Pyrmont station and then under Darling Harbour before reaching Hunter Street in the heart of the CBD.

This is the final piece in the puzzle to deliver the city-shaping Sydney Metro West project.

The Role

We are seeking qualified and experienced Mechanical Fitters and Boilermakers to join our ETP project.  You will have demonstrated experience working on heavy mobile plant equipment, fitting, servicing, maintaining breakdowns and repairs.

You will work as a part of a team in a full-time position. 

Skills and Experience:


  • Mechanical trade qualified.
  • Dual trade auto electrician/fitter encouraged to apply.
  • Mobile plant breakdown diagnosis and repair.
  • Tunnelling, mining, or heavy plant assembly experience
  • HRWL desirable (WP,FL).
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong understanding and focus for safety. 

What's in it for you.

We’re about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.

We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From industry-leading leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits.

We Offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.


Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.


Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.


Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.


Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts, flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.

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