Golding Contractors Pty Ltd

Located on Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla is located approximately 400 kilometres north-west of Adelaide. It has seasonal weather with warm balmy summer days and cosy fireside winters. Whyalla boasts exceptional fishing and wide open spaces to explore at your doorstep. It has excellent educational facilities with a new state of the art Secondary School and its own University.

Numerous vacancies currently exist for experienced Boilermaker/Welders to be based at either our Iron Knob, Iron Baron or South Middleback Range sites located near Whyalla, South Australia.

These are residential roles, allowing you to reside in either Whyalla, Cowell or Port Augusta during your 7 days on. Bus transport is provided to site from Whyalla. Bus transport is also provided to SMR from Cowell and  to IKMA from Port Augusta.

Excellent 7/7, day/night rotating Lifestyle roster working 12 hour shifts

We are looking for candidates who place the highest value on the safety of themselves and their colleagues. You demonstrate Golding’s culture of care, dignity and respect for the people, the equipment and the environment in the work that you do. We pride ourselves on our diverse workforce.

Key Role Tasks:

  • Welding repairs and inspection of excavator buckets
  • Repairs and inspection to truck bodies and dozer blades
  • General metal fabrication, equipment design and modification
  • Trouble shooting and diagnosis of equipment faults
  • Disassembly and assembly of machinery and components
  • Routine workshop and field servicing of all equipment
  • Efficiently complete all maintenance administration requirements
  • Apply all safety management system requirements as they relate to your work

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor the role is responsible for carrying out repairs and ongoing maintenance on our fleet of heavy earth moving equipment.

Role Requirements

  • Relevant trade qualifications (Australian Recognised)
  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Experience in major boiler making repairs to heavy earthmoving equipment
  • Mechanical experience will be highly desirable
  • Capacity to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to apply safety system requirements consistently
  • Demonstrated initiative and strong work ethic


  • Competitive wage package including generous allowances and incentive bonuses
  • Permanent Role
  • Opportunities for training, development and internal promotion

Please apply online below.

Golding is an equal opportunity employer.

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