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Tradesperson Fitter - Coke Ovens - Whyalla

About the role

Reporting to the Mechanical Lead, you will be a part of a team consisting of 5-8 members of mixed disciplines. You will be a part of a team whose responsibility is to ensure the reliability of our plant and equipment through preventative and breakdown maintenance activities. Some of your other responsibilities include:


  • Identifying faults and performing breakdown repairs to minimise downtime
  • Conduct scheduled and reactive maintenance on plant and equipment in accordance with manufacturer/s recommendations and manuals with a focus on maintaining safety and maximising production
  • Provides trade support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel
  • Improving the reliability of the assets by proactively supporting continuous improvement initiatives and activities
  • Keeping accurate records of scheduled and breakdown maintenance using SAP


Roster - 7/7 12hr days with 25% Shift Loading

About your experience

We’re looking for individuals who are wanting to step into, not just a role, but be a part of a collaborative team. 
To be a successful applicant, you will have:


  • A Certificate/Diploma in Engineering or Trade Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Fitting/Machining Trade – MEM30219) or equivalent training package/discipline.

  • Experience in a similar industry such as Construction, Mining, Manufacturing or other production industry

  • A high level of understanding and experience with pneumatics and hydraulics

  • Any Forklift/Dogging/Rigging tickets would be highly regarded

  • SAP or similar experience would be beneficial.

About our team

Liberty Primary Steel (LPS) is a member of GFG Alliance group and located in Whyalla, South Australia. We operate an integrated steelwork producing billet for rolling in Liberty Steel and other manufacturing sites for export, together with rail and structural steel products. 

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end-to-end mining, steel, construction, and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6,700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.

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 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.