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Underground Mechanical Fitters - Multiple roles available!

Job no: 500053
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

Underground Mechanical Fitters - Multiple roles available!

Fantastic career opportunity available for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join our team at Rosebery in Tasmania. Reporting to the Superintendent - Mine Maintenance, this role is responsible to carry out Mechanical maintenance tasks and activities in line with planned maintenance schedules and assist in the production activities as required. This includes preventing losses, optimising plant efficiency, increasing uptime, efficiency and production and achieve overall equipment effectiveness.

This role is offered on a 7 on 7 off roster and includes night shift, residential in Rosebery or DIDO from other locations within Tasmania.

Key Accountabilities

  • Adherence at all times to the MMG Code of Conduct. The code provides standards for appropriate ethical and professional behaviour. It is based on MMG’s values of Safety, Integrity, Action and Results which form the basis of, and underpin all of MMG’s business relationships.
  • Maintaining equipment systems on the following: Caterpillar LHD's, Caterpillar AD60 & AD45 truck fleet, Epiroc Production and Sandvik Development drill fleet. Mine pumping and ventilation systems and mobile service equipment
  • identify opportunities to improve site-wide reliability of mobile and fixed assets to meet a baseline requirements
  • Accurately completing documentation including drawings and technical reports as necessary.
  • Support and improve the reliability and availability of mobile and fixed plant assets by participating in programs to identify root cause of failures and the implementation of improvements.
  • Assist in the development of requirements and specifications for work plans and schedules.

 Qualifications & Competencies

To be successful, you will have an unwavering commitment to safe work practices, a team player with a strong motivation and passion to be part of our mining family at Rosebery.

You have well developed technical skills and personal attributes including the following:

  • Demonstrable post trade experience in breakdown and diagnostic maintenance on mining equipment
  • Ability to maintain and repair to OEM specifications
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • Ability to report on above in suitable formats
  • Basic Computer skills: MS office
  • Basic SAP maintenance skills (desirable)
  • Understanding of the operational use of heavy mobile, diesel and electric hydraulic powered equipment in an underground mining environment.
  • Understanding of underground mining process.
  • Working knowledge of Tasmania mining regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Australian standards

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Opportunity to work with diverse, talented people that are encouraged and supported in their professional and personal development
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

For more information on MMG’s Rosebery operation please click on this link

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

MMG is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 

Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

Our diversity and inclusion strategy drivers


To ensure our workforce is diverse in a way that reflects our communities.


To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

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MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

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