Light Vehicle Fitter

Date: 1 Jun 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst





Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? Northern Star Mining Services (NSMS) is an in-house contractor that specialises in providing underground mining services to its parent entity, ASX 50 listed Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST). As a global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Trade qualified Light Vehicle Fitters wanted for our Goldfields operations. FIFO, Residential or Relocation packages on offer.  Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed maintenance team on the convenience of an even time roster.


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Permanent position offering job security.
  • Family friendly 7/7 roster, residential or FIFO from Perth. 
  • Attractive salary package including quarterly bonus, company subsidised private health cover through GU Health, Income Protection, and Salary Sacrifice options (superannuation, remote housing, novated vehicle leasing).
  • Generous relocation package that includes accommodation assistance (for those interested in relocation).
  • Opportunity to work for a progressive company that offers development opportunities.


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:


  • Practical mining experience working as a Light Vehicle Fitter or Mechanic.
  • Excellent fault-finding skills with the ability to carry out preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office, Pronto or similar CMMS.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts and applications.
  • Failure analysis concepts and exposure.



  • An Australian recognised Mechanical Trade qualification
  • Minimum “C” Class unencumbered drivers licence.
  • Senior First Aid certificate (desirable).


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!

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No agency referrals will be accepted at this time

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.