Light Equipment Fitter

Apply now Job no: 496807AA
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Trades

About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

We’re looking for people at the top of their game, who want to become part of Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining requires an experienced Light Equipment Fitter for our Cape Preston Operations. This permanent position is offered on a 2/1 roster ( 7 days, 7 nights, 7 off), FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Leading Hand – Light Equipment, this role will assist with the maintenance and repair of light vehicles, Gen Sets, Pumps and other ancillary light equipment.  Daily tasks will include the servicing, repair and overhaul of mechanical parts such as engines, transmissions, (clutch, gearbox and differential) and suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels & tyres).

We would like applications from individuals with at least 5 years proven experience as an LV Fitter, preferably with 4x4 experience within a mining or large scale workshop environment. You will have experience using computer diagnostic tools to diagnose fault codes and use workshop equipment (hoists, jacks, & power/hand tools) on a daily basis.


  • Current WA drivers licence;
  • Cert III Automotive Mechanical Technology (Heavy Vehicle Road Transport)


  • HR licence;
  • Forklift ticket, EWP ticket;
  • Automotive air conditioning licence;
  • Working Safely at Heights ticket;
  • Senior First Aid certificate;
  • Cert IV Frontline Management.

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training

To Apply

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated

Please note: It is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.                    

Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit and

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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