Diesel Fitter - Rothsay, WA

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/11/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0705-2588-FIT

LocationPerth, Western Australia, Australia

Application Deadline6/26/2020

  • 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

We are seeking applications from experienced Diesel Fitters to work at the Rothsay Gold Mine. The position is based on a 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off roster with 12hr shifts, FIFO available from Perth or DIDO from Geraldton, local residents are encouraged to apply.



  • 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; and
  • Keep clean & tidy workshop.


Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience working on underground hard rock mobile plant mandatory;
  • Diesel Fitter/Diesel Mechanic trade qualification;
  • Auto electrical knowledge advantageous;
  • Valid manual drivers licence;
  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate(or the ability to obtain one within 3 months of starting at site); and
  • 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

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” prompt quoting the reference number 0705-2588-HDF

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