Mechanical Fitter

Posted 24 January 2024
Salary Competitive EA Rates- 9 day fortnight
Job type Temporary
Discipline Rail
Contact NameSteve Clarke

Job description

Mechanical Fitter

We know that not everyone enjoys working long hours, we know some enjoy downtime, sport with the kids or mini getaways. If you want real work life balance in a role long weekends every 2nd week READ ON!!!!
  • Workshop Based Role 
  • Location: Redbank, Ipswich
  •  Immediate Start
Are you an experienced and trade-qualified Mechanical Fitter seeking a rewarding career in the Rail Industry? Look no further! 2XM Recruit, a leading provider to the Rail industry, is actively seeking a skilled fitter to join our esteemed global rail client based in Redbank.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Overhaul and rebuild locomotives and components.
  • Perform scheduled/reactive maintenance, warranty work, and provide ongoing technical support for diesel locomotives and components.
  • Strip down, maintain, clean, and reassemble locomotive components.
  • Ensure all tasks align with relevant maintenance documentation.
  • Execute technical modifications as necessary.
  • Precision work in accordance with trade requirements.
  • Consistently complete work in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain safety, quality, and environmental practices and standards.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  • Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical.
  • Relevant industry licenses/tickets.
  • Previous experience in fault diagnostics, component maintenance, and rebuilds.
  • Preferable experience in Diesel Locomotive maintenance.

What's in it for You:
  • Competitive EA Rate
  • Lucrative 25% loading on all afternoon shift payrates.
  • Immediate interview and start.
  • Monday to Friday work schedule.
  • Overtime opportunities available.
  • Workshop-based role.
  • Fantastic team environment.
  • Work-life balance with a 9-day fortnight, providing every second week with a long weekend.

Additional Information:
  • This is a contingent workforce role, and many previous casuals on site have been transferred to permanent positions due to headcount and outstanding work performance.
  • Must be an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for these roles.
  • Pay and conditions are as per the current Enterprise Agreement.

Note: Only candidates with relevant qualifications and experience need apply. If you have energy and are motivated to make a difference and able to commence work immediately, please APPLY NOW! Or email your updated resume to

2XM Recruit are a leading National Provider of Recruitment & Labour Hire Services with over 10 years’ experience supplying highly qualified Technical Engineering & Blue-Collar personnel to the Mining, Rail, Engineering & Construction industries across Australia.