Diesel Fitter

  • Lifestyle friendly roster 8/6 - 7/7
  • FIFO from Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville
  • DIDO + travel or local living allowance from Mt Isa or Cloncurry


About us

Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect.


This is a site-based position, working at our Ernest Henry operation. The Ernest Henry copper-gold operation (EHO) is a large-scale, long-life asset. The operation employs the sub-level caving extraction method. It is located 38km north-east of Cloncurry, Queensland on the traditional lands of the Mitakoodi people.


About the role

The purpose of this role is to perform planned and reactive maintenance tasks safely and effectively within the site Mobile Maintenance department. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Routine maintenance, repairs, and servicing along with field work
  • Working on a range of mining equipment including Normet, Volvo, Sandvik loaders and Sandvik Development and Production drills
  • Reading and interpreting hydraulic and auto electrical schematics and understand associated software programs
  • Ensuring good quality work is achieved to enable maintenance KPI targets to be met or exceeded
  • Gaining technical knowledge to apply potential asset/maintenance improvements
  • Following correct procedures for costing of all items and contributing to maintaining within existing budget
  • Identifying risks/hazards and applying effective controls via use of PTRA’s, JSEA’s or formal Risk Assessments
  • Maintaining health, safety, statutory, regulatory, and licensing standards, and principles, both within own workplace and through the identification of potential risks throughout Evolution
  • Commitment to living and supporting the Evolution values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability, Respect
  • Leading a safety culture of continuous improvement and playing an active role in our Net Zero 2050 goal.


About you

The successful applicant will have the ability to make decisions, meet deadlines, have strong communication skills and always strive to be part of a high performing team. We are looking for people who have the following skills and experience:

  • Diesel fitter trade certificate
  • Current manual driver’s license
  • Excellent problem solving, diagnostic, fault finding and troubleshooting skills


What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Eligible for quarterly safe production bonus
  • Wednesday to Wednesday Roster - 8/6 (days) - 7/7 (nights)
  • FIFO from Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville, DIDO from Mt Isa with a travel allowance or residential in Cloncurry and a local living allowance
  • Modern camp facilities with amenities such as a gym and swimming pool
  • Company provided life insurance and income protection
  • Share ownership plan
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Benefits program including discounts with private health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Maxxia Rewards, salary sacrificing
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Future opportunities to work interstate and overseas


More about Evolution

Evolution operates wholly owned mines across Australia and Canada.


Click the links below to learn more about Ernest Henry and the Evolution Mining journey:

Our Story - Evolution Mining - https://evolutionmining.com.au/our-story/

Ernest Henry Operations - https://evolutionmining.com.au/ernest-henry/


Evolution recognises that climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing all of us and that we need to take serious action if we are to have a future business, clean and productive environment and healthy society. Evolution supports the Paris Agreement and is committed to be net zero by 2050, and an interim target of reducing our emissions by 30% by 2030.


We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.


We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.