FIFO Fitter Mechanic


Coates Hire is Australia's largest equipment hire company with over 130 years of experience in industry, supplying to a wide variety of markets including Engineering and Building Construction & Maintenance, Mining & Resources, Manufacturing, Government, and Events.

FIFO – Fitter Mechanics (Diesel) – Fixed term project


Coates Hire are seeking applications from suitably qualified Diesel Fitters to support our customers on the Carmichael Rail project in Central/Bowen Basin QLD.  This is a rare opportunity to be a part of an iconic project.


The project will predominantly build railway lines in a 100 km corridor between the Carmichael/Adani Mine area and Collinsville area to meet up with an established rail line network. 


We have multiple positions available to work on scheduled rosters. The term of the project for this team is estimated to be up to 12 months.

This will be a fixed term, Fly in Fly out (FIFO) to Emerald (Terms & conditions will be applied), then drive to the site in supplied Maintenance vehicles for the team.  DIDO can be discussed for those living closer to the areas of interest.


Rosters are 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off. Our hourly rates are competitive in this market and meals and accommodation will be provided along the project line. Night shift is available for that extra $$$$


If you have the following, please submit your application for consideration:
•    Qualified Diesel Fitter /HV Mechanic/ Plant Mechanic
•    Strong Compaction, Generation and Access Experience
•    Some Auto Electrical experience would be advantageous
•    MR Licence (larger Field Service trucks will be used)
•    Fork Lift Licence
•    Elec test & Tag
•    Safety Harness Test & Tag
•    Have worked in Field Service on heavy plant.


Apply immediately to be considered.