Lorenzo Sandy

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Heavy Diesel Fitter


Infrastructure & Mining


AU$70 - AU$75 per hour + Super + Camp + Meals




Full Time

Completed maintenance & breakdowns on Sandvik development drills. Enjoy working in a experienced + close-knit UG maintenance team on a quality site.

  • Join a highly regarded and successful mining principal in North QLD
  • 8:6 - 7:7 roster with FIFO options from Brisbane and Townsville
  • Impressive camp facilities with modern GYMs and regular social events

The company

Join a reputable mid-tier mining principal in N.QLD with a global presence in underground mining. World class training and development will give you the step up in your career to really move you forward. Other business highlights include;-

  • Join a business where you'll be valued and not feel like a number
  • Work with a team that's values culture and invests in their environment
  • Work with the latest of technology in the mining sector
  • Long term permanent work with full job security
  • Operations throughout Australia and overseas

The role

Reporting into the shift supervisor on site, you'll enjoy working in a maintenance crew of 10 tradespeople. Being one of the 5 Diesel Fitters, you will be working largely underground and in the workshop on the surface. Duties will include;-

  • Completing maintenance, servicing and repairs in the sites newly renovated workshop
  • Undertaking underground breakdowns and repairs
  • Fleet includes Sandvik long hole drills, trucks, boggers, charge up rigs as well as other ancillary machinery
  • As a drill fitter you will predominantly work on DL421i solo drill rigs


Great opportunity to secure a role on an 8:6/ 7:7 roster (days and nights) from Brisbane or Townsville or alternately DIDO form Mount Isa or Cloncurry.

  • Days - Tuesday morning flight to site, return home around 5pm on Tuesday (FIFO in company time)
  • Nights - Tuesday evening start, fly home Tuesday morning (FIFO in your own time)
  • Charter flight from Townsville to Cloncurry
  • Commercial flight from Brisbane to Cloncurry
  • Only a 40 minutes bus ride from the airport

The site

Located in North QLD at a 30 minute bus ride form Cloncurry the site offers newly renovated sporting facilities, a wet mess as well and ensuited and air-conditioned rooms. It also offers;

  • A walking trail from the camp to the mine site
  • 4G Telstra coverage
  • A pool, basketball court and tennis court
  • Regular social events on site

The opportunity

This is a standout opportunity to further your skills and experience with an established and reputable principal miner in North QLD. Along with industry leading training and development opportunities you will enjoy;

  • Attractive rates on offer - up to $75ph + super
  • FIFO in company time on day shift (home by 5pm on day 8)
  • Earn air miles if you are FIFO from Brisbane
  • Permanent long-term role in N.QLD - full job security
  • Work on a life with a 20+ year mine life
  • Furthering your skills on a large well known UG mine in N.QLD

Your value

You will have come from a trade qualified background and have strong experience working on underground hard rock drills.

  • Minimum of 1-3+ recent years working in UG hard rock mining
  • Breakdowns and first response problem solving skills on drills (jumbo's or long holes)
  • High attention to detail and a passion for delivering quality results
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Excellent attitude towards work and safety

Next steps

Apply now for more information or call Lorenzo Sandy - 0477455480 to discuss the role and request a detailed site pack on the project.

In the past 5 years we have been extremely humbled to have placed over 16,000 people into meaningful employment. This equates to 21 lives enhanced every day!

Lorenzo Sandy | lsandy@marble.com.au | 02 8116 2260

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