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Mechanical Fitter/Machinist

Date:  Sep 9, 2023

Parkhurst, QLD, AU, 4702

Req ID:  27374
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for an experienced Mechanical Fitter/Machinist who can take on the challenge of working hands on in the machine shop and carrying out gearbox and transmission rebuilds at our facility in Rockhampton.

Key Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Working hands on to execute assigned work to required standards.
  • Ensure standard work practices and procedures are followed.
  • Assist in the control of consumable and tooling usage to minimise wastage.
  • Ensure Corporate Engineering Standards are met.
  • Mechanical repairs of including planned maintenance, welding, cutting, fabrication, motor alignment
  • Greasing routines and setup of mechanical equipment
  • Monitor auto lube system to ensure maximum availability
  • Provide support and assistance to Supervisor
  • Monitor and report status of KMC work tools
  • Housekeeping of KMC tool store & storage areas


To be successful in this position, the following skills and experience are desired:

  • Relevant trade qualification in a mechanical and machinist role
  • Demonstrated experience in operating Centre Lathes, Radial Drills, Horizontal and Vertical Borers, Milling machines, C.N.C borer operation is advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years workshop experience
  • Previous experience working as a leading hand or similar
  • Demonstrated experience in the rebuild of gearboxes and transmissions
  • Sound computer skills – Word, Excel, Kronos.
  • Experience in the use of SAP
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and plan jobs.

Komatsu Benefits

  • 12 weeks paid primary career parental leave
  • Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products
  • Recognition and awards, opportunity to complete recognised Cert III courses, Diploma’s in Leadership & Management, and an Educational Support Program
  • Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role
  • Discounted corporate rates with HCF and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink
  • Discounts with Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Kennards Hire, Bridgestone and Orix
  • Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown Hotels, IHG and travel agents

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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