Leading Hand Fitter

Leading Hand Fitter


Job Position: Leading Hand Fitter

Company: Metarock

Expected salary:

Location: Maxwell, NSW

Leading Hand Fitter Job Details:


Established in 1993, PYBAR, A Metarock Company, has grown to become one of Australia’s largest underground hard rock mining contractors operating in multiple states of Australia with a track record in securing repeat business.

Due to operational growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Leading Hand Fitter to join the team at Maxwell, NSW! Being a full-time position, this opportunity is a FIFO, DIDO or residential position and ready for an immediate start.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leading hand fitter to join our team at our Maxwell project on a 14/14 roster. In order to be considered for the role you will need to demonstrate current or recent experience in a fitter or leading hand role and a number of years’ experience working on a variety of underground mining equipment.

Your Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • To oversee the day-to-day operation of shift workers and equipment usage at an underground mine site
  • Ensure targets are met
  • To ensure all workers on shift are trained and competent to perform their duties safely and productively at all times
  • Perform the daily management, control and supervision of the working areas in accordance with all relevant Acts and Regulations
  • Organise crews, rosters and day to day running of that particular site
  • Conduct daily work planning meetings / toolbox meetings
  • Submit incident reports in writing to the Site Foreman
  • Carry out crew training, practical assessments and review each employee’s development, mentoring and performance

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Trade Qualifications (Essential) – Diesel Fitter
  • Previous leading hand experience or proven leadership experience
  • Previous mining or UG mining experience
  • Experience with CAT, Sandvik and Volvo equipment will be an advantage
  • Maintenance and service experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A positive can-do attitude with the ability to work as part of a team
  • A strong focus on safety
  • Hold a current Australian Drivers License
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance.


  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Retention Bonus available for those that stay for the life of the Project
  • Being an employee of PYBAR you will have exclusive access to PYBAR Perks!
  • Generous loyalty programs see PYBAR celebrating all the milestones with you
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Paid parental leave
  • 14/14 roster


  • Milestone Service Awards and Gifts – PYBAR celebrating with you
  • Parental Leave Benefit – to help parents support their family;
  • A Bloody Great Cause, be rewarded each time you reach a Red Cross Blood Donation Milestone;
  • Hospital Help, have $250 contributed towards your private health hospital excess;
  • Medibank Corporate Private Health Insurance discount of 8%;
  • Employee Recognition Rewards and Gifts;
  • Group Income Protection Insurance, discounted premiums;
  • Reimbursement for prescription safety glasses ($350);
  • Salary Packaging – boost your back pocket!
  • Ride in Style – Motor Vehicle Novated Leasing & Toyota Fleet Discounts ;
  • Travel Club – make the most of your holiday with these discounts!
  • Qantas Club Membership Discounts;
  • ATOM Supplier Discounts – access a range of industrial products.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), well-being assistance that’s free for all the family;

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Jen Clarke on 02 6361 6439

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Leading Hand Fitter Apply Now!

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