Mechanical Fitter

Date:  Nov 16, 2023

Rutherford, NSW, AU, 2320

Req ID:  28427
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 to recruit Mechanical Fitters to join our Underground Mining Workshop at  Rutherford. Reporting to the Leading Hands, duties will include the Overhauls and Rebuilds on a range of Underground Mining equipment made by Komatsu Mining (Formerly Joy Global). Including Development Miners and Shuttle Cars, Longwall Coal Clearance Systems, Powered Roof Supports. Also available are positions to work in the Hydraulics Cell working specifically on Komatsu Underground Cylinders and valving.

  • Monday to Friday role
  • Attractive Hourly rates & Bonus
  • Ongoing overtime opportunities

Key Job Responsibilities

Carry out repairs, maintenance and build of mining machinery with a focus on safety and quality.


  • Trade qualification in mechanical fitting
  • Understanding of Underground Mining Equipment
  • Ability to fault find and inspect equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and hydraulic schematics
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proven decision-making skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to complete reports and use computers.
  • Dogging, EWP and Forklift tickets would be considered highly desirable

Komatsu Benefits

  • 12 weeks paid primary carer 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 offers a zero-harm culture in the work place, competitive remuneration package, interesting and diverse experience with opportunities to grow professionally in a progressive learning environment.

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.