Tyre Fitter

Nov. 19, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
Dec. 12, 2019, 7:41 a.m.

MACA Mining provides mining services to Carabella Resources at the Bluff Coal project, located near the town of Bluff and approximately 20 kilometres east of Blackwater.

An opportunity is available for an experienced Heavy-Duty Tyre Fitter to join our team.  Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for:

Assisting Maintenance Supervisors and Heavy-Duty Diesel Fitters in carrying out general tyre fitting and maintenance activities safely within own capabilities, qualifications and experience.

Removing and fit wheel assemblies and demount, repair and mount tyres and tubes.

Demounting, repairing and mounting light vehicle tyres.

Performing regular tyre inflation pressure checks.

Operating a tyre handler to remove and fit tyres.

Attending and actively participating in all pre-shift, toolbox and safety meetings as required.

Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping within the working environment.

Identifying and recording equipment problems and initiating actions to prevent the occurrence of equipment non-conformance

Prioritising tasks to ensure deadlines are met and desired outcomes are achieved;

Performing other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

About the lifestyle:

An attractive 7/7 roster, day and night shift rotation;

Camp accommodation or the option of an Accommodation/ LAFHA allowance of $220 per week;

Drive in/ Drive out shift change bus shuttle service from Rockhampton and Emerald.

About you:

Proven experience in a similar heavy-duty tyre fitting role within an open cut mining environment;

Certificate in Tyre Fitting desirable;

RIISAM301D, RIISAM210D and/or RIISAM211D competencies

RIIMPO208D competency (Operate Support Equipment - Tyre Handler).

Current Queensland Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Coal Induction;

A demonstrated commitment to fostering safety in the workplace.

Working for us:

We put our People First, creating a safe and enjoyable workplace.

We strive to continuously Exceed Expectations of our employees, our clients and our investors.

We recognise the importance of encouraging and rewarding Continuous Improvement.

We show leadership and take responsibility for our Community.

We provide a supportive environment where people are encouraged to develop further and advance their career.

We recognise and reward our people for outstanding work.


As an Equal Opportunity employer, we recognise that we are strengthened by a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect.

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