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Tradesperson Fitter

About the role

We are currently looking for multiple, reliable, and enthusiastic Fitters to join our Blast Furnace business unit in providing mechanical intervention and repairs at the blast furnace. The position is for a day shift fitter who will be capable of providing shift relief for the fitters on shift and also work overtime on an as needs basis.

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
  • Improving the reliability of the assets by proactively supporting continuous improvement initiatives and activities
  • Keeping accurate records of scheduled and breakdown maintenance using SAP
  • Willingness to participate with competency-based training requirement.


This role starts on a 7.6 hour day shift, but will be moving to a 12 day shift roster in the near future.


Please note, that we may look to consider helping with relocation for suited candidates who are interstate.

About your experience

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


  • Fitter Trade Qualified Essential
  • A high level of understanding and experience with 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 
  • Excellent fault finding and troubleshooting skills along with a proactive approach
  • SAP or similar experience would be beneficial.

About our team

GFG Alliance has an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for GFG’s people and businesses to flourish and develop. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset.


Liberty Primary Steel, a member of GFG Alliance, operates integrated steelworks which include ironmaking, steel making, and rolling-mill facilities located in coastal Whyalla, approximately 400km from Adelaide.

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