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Diesel Fitters - Rothsay Project

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/31/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0106-2588-HDF

LocationPerth, Western Australia, Australia

About the Project

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath team as they are ramping up operations at their underground mine at the historic Rothsay Gold Mine. The Rothsay Gold Mine is located approximately 80km east of Perenjori WA and approximately 400kms from Perth Airport or 1 hr flight from Perth. The scope of this project includes portal development from a new boxcut, development into the orebody and mine production. Redpath will have a fleet of brand new underground equipment making it an exciting opportunity for operators and tradespeople alike.


The role involves

  • Working a 2 week on, 2 week off roster, 12hr shifts
  • Carry out scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs to fleet of Sandvik Development Drills, Production Drills, Trucks and Loaders
  • Fault finding repairing and/or replacing components as required
  • Maintain plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations and site requirements
  • Maintain a clean & tidy workshop


We are looking for

  • Demonstrated experience working on underground hard rock mobile plant is essential
  • A Trade Certificate as a Diesel Fitter/Diesel Mechanic
  • Auto electrical knowledge is desired
  • Valid manual drivers licence
  • National Police clearance within last 6 months advantageous
  • A positive work ethic and attitude in keeping with Redpath's motto, Consider it done — safely.


In return you can expect

  • Family friendly lifestyle roster Career paths through internal promotions
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave
  • PPE provided
  • Modern Camp Facilities
  • Salary Sacrifice for Superannuation and Novated car leasing
  • Discounted health insurance with BUPA
  • Business improvement and innovation rewards
  • Reimbursement for prescription safety glasses (up to $200)
  • Employee Assistance (4 sessions per annum), well-being assistance that’s free for all the family
  • Investment in training in OEM Accredited Trade Courses


How to Apply

As an equal opportunity employer, Redpath is sensitive to the importance of diversity in the workplace and supports this through a work environment committed to gender equality and cultural diversity. We welcome applications from candidates willing to join a collaborative team and encourage women & Indigenous people to apply.

We will be shortlisting for this position immediately, so you can apply for this great opportunity by simply clicking on the 'apply' button below or by visiting our website.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers is an equal opportunity employer.