Shotcrete Sprayer - Olympic Dam

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 4/29/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 2108-2579-SPR

LocationRoxby Downs, South Australia, Australia

  • Full Time position – 2/1
  • Work at one of Australia’s largest mine sites
  • Paid flights, food and accommodation


About Redpath


The Redpath Group is a leading mining contractor with projects throughout Australia and the globe.

We specialise in shaft sinking, mine development, contract mining, raiseboring, underground construction, coal, engineering & technical services and speciality services. We are committed to providing an environment in which all our employees can excel while achieving our vision of Safety - First, Last and Always.


About the role and Project


This is your opportunity to join our dedicated Redpath team at one of the largest underground mines in Australia. Olympic Dam Mine, operated by the largest mining company in the world, BHP is approximately 550km North-West of Adelaide mining copper, gold and uranium. As part of the Redpath team you will be involved in the mining operation providing the safe delivery of development, ground support, services and equipment maintenance through the utilisation of 40 major items of plant, 3 maintenance workshops and specialist modern tooling. As the largest contractor on site you will gain valuable experience to help grow your career. The position will 2 weeks on, 1 week off rotating roster working 12hr shifts. Locals from Roxby Downs and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply or FIFO available from Adelaide.




  • Apply shotcrete at specified thickness, quantity, and application according to procedures and design;
  • Ensure adequate ventilation and supply of mine-air prior to spraying;
  • Fuel up concrete truck and fill chemical tanks as required;
  • Previous experience as a Shotcrete Operator;
  • Knowledge of concrete additives and aggregates;
  • Knowledge of shotcrete rig's performance capabilities.


Skills & Experience


  • Previous experience with the operation of Jacon Maxijet shotcreting machinery in an underground environment;
  • Previous experience with the operation of Agitator trucks, batch plants and associated machinery;
  • Current First Aid & CPR qualifications;
  • Valid manual car drivers licence;
  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment as well as work unsupervised;
  • A safety approach in keeping with Redpath's motto Safety - First, Last and Always.




Redpath is committed to encouraging employees to explore and maximise their innovation in a manner complimentary to company values.

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 to apply for the advertised position.


How to apply


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