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Maintenance Technician - Fitter (Fixed Plant)

Salary: $113,000 - 128,000 per year
Location: Somerville
Company: Northern Star Resources Ltd
Hours: Full time
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Northern Star has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for Fixed Plant Fitters to join the Processing Maintenance Department at our world-class KCGM Operation. These are permanent, full-time residential opportunities based in the Goldfields.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the position performs preventative, planned and breakdown mechanical maintenance for the KCGM Fimiston and Gidji Gold processing circuits, ensuring optimum operating conditions are achieved, with ongoing efficiency and reliability. You will work a family friendly 7 days on 7 days off roster. No shift work!

The Company

Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27.

Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.


  • Australian Nationally Accredited Trades Certificate in Mechanical Fitting and/or Fitter Machining.
  • Minimum of two (2) years mechanical maintenance experience, mine site-based preferred.
  • High Risk Work Licences, such as LF, WP, DG, RA - preferred.
  • Confined Space and Working at Heights qualifications – preferred.
  • Demonstrated intermediate level of computer literacy, with experience on Maintenance Management Systems.
  • High commitment to safety is essential.
  • Must reside locally within the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate for this residential role.
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Manual Drivers Licence.


Why join us?

When you join, you join the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

In joining Northern Star, you’ll experience:

  • Vibrant hub of activity, with the ability to be part of successful and productive team.
  • Great company culture with the opportunity to lead and develop a great workforce.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.
  • Exciting, fast paced work environment with a motivated and driven workforce.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses and exceptional benefits.
  • Membership access to our GOLDSTARR reward gateway program.

About Kalgoorlie - The Heart of the Goldfields

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their Go Bold website - GO BOLD.

Our Kalgoorlie Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region; providing excellent work-home life balance and ongoing sustainability for the Goldfields.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the 'apply' button now and tell us everything we need to know about you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our website here: or follow us on LinkedIn:

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

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