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Mechanical Fitter

About the role

We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic fitter to join our Steelmaking team. We have a day shift role available, but the suited candidate must be willing to fill in for 12-hour shift work on an as required basis to cover planned leave or unexpected sick leave. 

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working closely within your workgroup in a variety of team-based and autonomous roles, maintaining various basic and complex machinery
  • Keeping accurate records of scheduled and breakdown maintenance
  • Willingness to participate with competency-based training requirements.

Cost of relocation will be covered by the business for successful candidates. 

About your experience

To be successfully considered for any of the available opportunities, we are looking to speak with people who can demonstrate:

  • Fitter Trade Qualified Essential
  • A high level of understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Any Forklift/Dogging/Rigging tickets would be highly regarded
  • Strong focus on safety and initiative with a can-do attitude
  • Willingness to work as an active team player as well as independently with a proactive approach
  • Excellent fault finding and troubleshooting skills along with a proactive approach
  • SAP experience would be beneficial

About our team

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end to end mining, steel, construction and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.


A member of the GFG Alliance group, Liberty Primary Steel is located at Whyalla, South Australia, approximately 400 kilometres north-west of Adelaide. We operate an integrated steelworks including steel making, blast furnace, coke oven and rolling mill facilities. Producing billet for rolling in Liberty Steel and other manufacturing sites and for export, together with rail and structural steel products. We look for exceptional talent from a broad range of backgrounds, to bring high energy and drive innovation. We foster a culture where people and the business can flourish and develop. 


Why consider Whyalla? Located on Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla is an important hub and the region’s biggest city for retail shopping. Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities where students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.


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Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.