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Maintenance Fitter - Site Based FIFO - - 2/2 Roster

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Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: 7N9QG_1664175610
Date Posted: Oct 26, 2022
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. At the heart of our machines, our talented and dedicated employees are committed to providing industry-leading after sales service and reliable solutions. We are dedicated to supporting our people, rewarding successes and helping individuals grow. We offer a career path with the future in mind, providing training and development opportunities to help us achieve quality standards. We inspire a safe and healthy working environment through our safety and wellness campaigns so that we can all 'See You Tomorrow'.

Come and discover the opportunity to join the team at Hitachi. We are here for the long haul.

Our Culture

A career at Hitachi provides the opportunity for you to make a difference. You will be a part of a global OEM renown for inspiring innovation, technology and a sustainable future.

Our vision, mission and values is to provide quality in everything we do, with the goal of total customer satisfaction. Guided by our leadership principles, we value our people through open communication and feedback so that you can contribute purposefully towards Hitachi's continued success.

We proudly partner with key charities who make significant positive impacts in paediatric health, indigenous education, mental health and cancer research. Additionally, Hitachi commits to protecting our environment through local initiatives which contribute towards global sustainability goals, ensuring that we leave the world a better place.

The Opportunity

With strong growth in our mining operations, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Site Support Technician to join the team. This site based role would be scheduled on a 2/2 FIFO roster working both day and night shifts. Reporting to the Site Support Supervisor, main responsibilities include:

  • Providing quality and timely customer outcomes through diagnostic, maintenance, and repairs to a wide range of equipment
  • Attending to onsite site breakdowns and undertaking fault finding and diagnostic work
  • Maintaining the important link between the customer and the company, ensuring a high level of technical product support
  • Ensuring the HCA Safety Culture is embraced and displayed and driven from within

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant diesel or plant mechanic trade qualifications with experience in the maintenance of mining equipment
  • A strong safety focus with an understanding and ability to abide by site safety processes at all times
  • Excellent technical knowledge of Hitachi mining equipment would be an advantage
  • Good communication and customer service skills and the ability to build long term relationships
  • Computer literacy skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • To be versatile, hands on and able to perform other related duties as required
  • Hold High Risk Licences - EWP - WAH - Dogging & Rigging


We are offering:

  • Permanent Full Time Position in a leading OEM with long term job security
  • Competitive pay rate, zone allowance & the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • Scaled rates - starting rate $67/hr, potential to qualify for $78/hr based on yearly performance & training completed
  • Superannuation paid on all ordinary hours up to 12 hours per rostered shift
  • Overtime on request
  • 1hr of Airport standby time & 2hrs of flight travel time paid to/from the Site
  • Reimbursements paid for transport to and from home to airport, or airport parking
  • Brand new HP Laptop provided to new employees - no more paper timesheets!
  • 190hr annual leave & 10 days' personal leave per annum
  • Relocation assistance if required
  • Opportunity to work on the entirety of the Hitachi range, including a new fleet of trucks and excavators
  • Exclusive staff discounts on Medibank Health Cover and Hitachi appliances, and other products & services
  • OEM training and opportunities for upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Supportive mentors who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work!

At Hitachi, we value our people and work towards providing guidance on your career path towards a rewarding and successful experience. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who recruits based on merit and capabilities. We encourage and support a diverse talent pool of skill, ethnicity and gender, to create a wide culture of shared values and enriched experiences in our business.

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