Job title: Fixed Plant Mechanical Fitters
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Welshpool, WA
Job published: 08/11/2022
Job ID: 32514

Job Description

  • 8/6 or 7/7 roster – The choice is yours
  • $170k per year – We’re on the money!
  • FIFO Mechanical Fitter – Specialised in fixed plant? Schlam wants you!
  • Job Security – Casual to Perm position

If you’re viewing this ad you’re more than likely a qualified Mechanical Fitter with plenty of time spent maintaining, repairing and replacing fixed plant looking for a secure gig that pays well.

Our Fabrication Fitters reap the advantages of working for a company with a strong presence in the WA mining industry, in short – you’ll be set for life choosing a career with  Schlam. 

FIFO isn’t for the faint-hearted long days and crazy nights but you’ll be smashing out your 12-hour shift with an all-star team wondering why you didn’t join us sooner.

You’ll choose from an 8:6 or 7:7 roster than after 3 months you’ll switch to permanent - working at major sites like FMG, RIO, BHP and KCGM.

If it’s not your first rodeo as a well-rounded Fixed Plant Fitter aim higher for your next employer choice – be valued instead of “just another number”.

 Job Scope

  • Attending Breakdowns and performing preventative maintenance of Gyratory, Jaw and Cone crushers
  • Conveyer maintenance and pump rebuilds
  • Operating machinery – Loaders, Skid Steers and Telehandlers (our on-site trainers can offer Nationally Recognised Operating Tickets!)
  • Inspections and housekeeping
  • Working with the Planning Team to assist in plant reliability improvement

Ready to Aim Higher? (Here’s what you’ll need)

  • Australian recognised Mechanical Trade Certificate
  • Current Australian Driver's License (Manual)
  • Confined Space with Gas Testing
  • Working at Heights
  • Australian Work Rights
  • National Police Check (issued within the last 12 months)

You’re not just another number at Schlam (Here’s proof)

  • Super paid on all hours
  • Long-term job security
  • Refer your mates and get paid for every hour they work!
  • Employee Benefits Program, with discounts at over 400 retailers
  • Free counselling services for you and your family with our Employee Assistance Program
  • Regular team events


Schlam started in 1996 as a problem-solving engineering business. 25 years later, we’ve grown to become one of Australia’s largest privately owned mining products and services companies with people employed nationally.

We have experienced 500 per cent growth over the last four years and have ambitious plans to continue to expand our reach across Australia and beyond!! 

Click the ‘Apply’ Link to apply now!


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