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Light Vehicle Mechanic

Apply now Job ID: 555218
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gruyere
Categories: Trades, Maintenance

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary

Downer Mining has been awarded a $400 million, 5 year mining contract for the provision of mining services at the Gruyere Gold Project which is located approximately 200 kilometres east of Laverton, Western Australia.

Scope of services include

  • drilling and blasting;
  • loading and haulage of ore and waste;
  • run of mine feed; and
  • technical services

Like all Downer Mining projects, the Gruyere Gold Project aspires to a goal of Zero Harm to its people and to the environment.  It is also committed to the well-being and development of its employees and making a positive contribution to the communities near where it operates. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Light Vehicle Mechanic at the Gruyere Gold project.  Key responsibilities include maintaining the light vehicle fleet and other mine site support equipment.


  • Relevant Mechanical trade qualification
  • Demonstrated previous experience maintaining Light Vehicles in a mining situation
  • Demonstrated post trade experience within a similar role
  • Good communication and strong leadership skills


  • Competitive hourly rate 
  • 2/1 roster
  • Exciting opportunity to be part of a long term contract
  • An overriding commitment to Zero Harm
  • Diverse and inclusive business

Located 90 minutes from Perth by plane, this project offers a 2:1 FIFO roster from Perth. The site camp offers modern ensuited rooms, with the latest modern amenities including sporting & recreational facilities.

For a confidential discussion please call Mary-Jane Heaney on 08 6217-5835.

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Closing Date: W. Australia Standard Time

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