Bogger Operator - Rothsay, WA

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/11/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0705-2588-LHD

LocationPerth, Western Australia, Australia

Application Deadline6/5/2020

  • Rothsay Gold Mine, WA
  • FIFO Perth or DIDO Geraldton
  • Long term project



About Rothsay

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath team in creating a brand new 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.


About the role

Redpath are Seeking highly motivated and experienced Bogger Operator's based at the Rothsay Gold Mine project in Western Australia.


The role involves working a 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off rotating roster working 12hr shifts, this role is available for a mid-2020 start. FIFO is available from Perth or DIDO available from Geraldton.


The Underground LHD Operator is responsible for the safe operation of the Loader.



  • Ensure the safe and efficient completion of all tasks as assigned by Supervisor;
  • Operate an Underground Loader safely and efficiently;
  • Use effective loading techniques with high standards of roadway construction expected
  • Potential for some Charge Up
  • Other duties as required


Skills & Experience


  • Minimum 3 years in an underground mine environment;
  • Experience operating Sandvik Loaders is preferred;
  • A WA Shotfirers ticket and previous Charge Up experience is highly regarded;
  • Current loader ticket;
  • Valid manual car drivers licence;
  • Current working at heights ticket highly regarded;
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • A work ethic in keeping with Redpath's motto ‘Consider it done- Safely’.



Redpath Australia is a leading Underground Mining contractor with multiple projects across Australia and work globally with over 6500 employees worldwide. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.  We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.


The accommodation facility at Rothsay is currently being constructed and will consist of 98 self-contained rooms, recreational/gym facilities, and Telstra Connectivity (including WIFI) will be available in the camp. The surface workshop facility will be first class ensuring all tradespeople can work efficiently in a well-maintained environment.



How to apply

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