Drill Fitter

Swick Mining Services Limited
Jan. 14, 2021, 8:50 a.m.
Feb. 9, 2021, 7:37 p.m.

The Job

Swick are currently seeking multiple Drill Fitters to join our Perth workshop at South Guildford. As a mechanical Fitter at Swick, your main responsibility will be to build/rebuild Underground Diamond drill rigs and associated mechanical components.

The Candidate

Working on our customised fleet you will be trade qualified, a good communicator and will have a high regard for safety. Your experience in unsupervised mechanical fault finding, breakdown repair and maintenance is essential to ensure your success in this role.

Selection Criteria:


Heavy Mechanical/Diesel trade qualification or Certificate in Engineering - Mechanical

Previous experience maintaining, rebuilding or assembling drill rigs, mining machinery or mechanical componentry

LF Forklift licence

Ability to pass a drug & alcohol and full pre-employment medical

Ability to obtain a National Police Clearance

Senior First Aid Certificate


Experience or working knowledge with electronic instrumentation and HMIs will be advantageous

Experience working with low voltage electrical systems

Machining qualification or experience (metal lathe, mill)

Experience working in a project team workshop environment

Experience in mechanical component assembly such as gearboxes and drivelines

Hydraulic diagnostics & component rebuild experience such as hydraulic pumps, motors and cylinders

In return you will be given the opportunity to work in a prestigious, rapidly growing organisation at the forefront of drilling in the Australian Mining sector.

The Benefits

Across our entire business, our people come first. The culture within the Swick team is paramount. We support our employees with competitive remuneration, work/life balance, career pathways and employee benefits which include Travel and Health Insurance discounts, and Income Protection as part of the Swick Corporate Superannuation Scheme.

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