Mining Trades Jobs

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If you’re a mining experienced tradesperson, looking for a new job, it is likely you will have experience in one or more of these areas:

  • Infrastructure and Fixed Assets
  • Civil Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Electrical Trades
  • Instrumentation
  • Mine and Mill Production
  • Fixed Plant Maintenance
  • Underground Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • Surface Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • Camp Maintenance (Plumber, Carpenter, Air Conditioning Mechanic)

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We can help you find that job across all distinct trades and maintenance related disciplines on mine sites and in processing plants. The job titles our clients have asked us to work on over 20 years include;

Auto Electrician, Boilermaker, Fixed Plant Fitter, Leading Hand Electrician, Electrician, Electrician/Instrumentation Technician, Refrigeration Mechanic/Technician, Drill Fitter, Light Vehicle Fitter/Mechanic, HD Fitter, Tyre Fitter, Dewatering Technician.

Available Trades Jobs

Boilermaker / Welder

Boilermaker / Welder wanted for brand new site! Early 2022 start with perm roles from the get-go! more details

Leading Hand Mechanical Fitter

Leading Hand Mechanical Fitter wanted for a perm role with an early 2022 start. Brand new site! more details

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Multiple Electrical & Instrumentation technicians needed! Perm roles from the onset - brand new proj... more details

Electrical Supervisor

Experienced Electrical Supervisor needed! Perm role from the onset - brand new project - start early... more details

Drill Fitter

Multiple Drill Fitters needed for contract to perm opportunities. Pick your roster, great pay rates.... more details

Mechanical Fitter

3x Mechanical Fitters wanted! Start early 2022 on a brand new site with Perm roles available right a... more details

Mechanical Supervisor

Perm role available for Mechanical Supervisor, starting early 2022 on a brand-new site! more details

Leading Hand Electrician

Multiple Leading Hand Electricians needed! Perm roles from the onset - brand new project - start ear... more details

Drill Fitter

Multiple Drill Fitters Required. $75+/hr. Pick your roster - multiple projects and more on the way!! more details

Fixed Plant Electrician

15/13 roster. Potential to be perm from the on-set. $140-$150k base + super! more details

Please note that while there may be none (or only a small number) of jobs that satisfied your search criteria, MPi experiences a continuous flow of positions over all Job Categories listed, including those used in your search. Time constraints placed on us by our clients, as well as confidentiality issues, result in many vacancies being filled only by a search of our targeted databases. If you have not yet registered with MPi you may wish to do this now to take advantage of any positions filled in this manner. As always, our confidentiality promise applies. Thank you for your interest.

Let our professional team assist you

If you are looking for a FIFO fixed or mobile plant trade role, connect with Jasmine for further information.

Jasmine Cole  
Jasmine Cole 
Senior Consultant - Processing & Maintenance 
[email protected]
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If you are looking for a Kalgoorlie residential mobile or fixed plant trade role, connect with Kylie for further information.

Kylie Nunweek
Kylie Nunweek
Manager - Workforce Kalgoorlie
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If you are looking for a FIFO fixed or mobile plant trade role, connect with Sean for further information.

Sean Kandhai

Sean Kandhai
Consultant - Mobile & Fixed Plant Maintenance
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We survey a large number of clients and candidates each month and over the past 12 months, more than 80% of our clients and candidates rate us as equal to or better than our competitors.

The testimonials below are just some of the comments we’ve received back on the work we’ve done.

‘I have just unsubscribed from your email service as I am now employed. I wanted to thank you for all your help and continuing email support. You guys have been the most consistent and involved recruitment agency by far and will have no hesitation in recommending MPi to anyone ever in need. Thank you again.’

‘Really have to hand it to you, you guys are definitely one of the best agencies I’ve ever dealt with. Most of the others don’t even call but you guys are always staying in contact even when there’s no news at all. I really appreciate it.’

‘Well done MPi for the continuous update on the available jobs. I know exactly where I stand as far as a career in mining is concerned from the information you provide. Keep it up. I am hoping to net a job soon from your update. Information is power.’

‘Your peoples' commitment is obvious; I appreciate the occasional advice of what's out there.’

‘Thank you so much for your help & for answering my questions. You have been the only recruiter that has taken the time out to do that, so I really appreciate that. We won’t be giving up that’s for sure.’

Looking to get a start within the industry?

Our Promise is to be honest with you and advise you if we are not able to help. The vast majority of MPi's clients require us to present candidates with at least 12 months of recent Australian mining experience. Therefore, we recommend that people without Australian mining experience contact mining and contracting companies directly as they do sometimes directly employ candidates without Australian mining experience themselves.

Please refer to the FAQ section of our website here for more information on how to get into the mining industry. Additionally, we are affiliated with an organisation that specialises in assisting people get into the mining industry and we recommend you review their website at