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Title:  Mechanical Fitter - Spotswood

Job Number:  2527

Spotswood, AU

Job Description

We are currently taking applications for a Heavy Plant Mechanic/Mechanical Fitter with our Rail Plant Services division in Spotswood, Victoria. We are seeking a reliable and motivated candidate who is looking for a long-term career in a rapidly growing industry. This is an amazing opportunity to develop new skills and become part of an award-winning team.


The key responsibilities & skills essential for the role are:

  • Maintain various items of rolling stock and mobile plant used within the rail industry including:
    • Resurfacing machines (Ballast Tampers/Regulators),
    • Track re-sleepering and renewal equipment,
    • Road Rail Vehicles,
    • Mobile Flash Butt Welders,
    • Light vehicles and trucks,
    • Elevated Work platforms,
    • Small plant.
  • Conduct fabrication, machine overhauls, servicing & repairs.
  • Conduct hydraulic & electrical troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Ability to work from technical drawings, electrical & hydraulic schematics.
  • Hold a Cert 3 in Heavy Plant Mechanic or Mechanical Trade or Automotive Electrical trade certificate/s or equivalent.
  • Current Construction Industry Induction card (White/Blue)
  • Valid C-class drivers licence (MR/HR truck licence preferred)
  • Ability to write maintenance reports
  • Ability to travel to remote locations on the East Coast of Australia to conduct project support & maintenance duties.
  • Ability to undergo extensive pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing.
  • Current Rail Industry Worker card and advantage.
  • Computer literacy in CMMS (Maximo or similar) and Microsoft office programs
  • Previous experience Plant equipment hazard assessment or technical assessment and report writing.


What we offer:

  • Engaging and inclusive learning and work environment.
  • Excellent pay rates.
  • Opportunity to work on state-of-the-art rail plant.

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