Auto Electrician - Rothsay, WA

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/11/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0705-2588-AAE

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

In this role you will be responsible for the safe and efficient auto electrical maintenance to ensure the plant and equipment are able to operate at maximum availability and efficiency. 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.



  • installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring and electronic components on underground mining equipment, mobile plant and light vehicles;
  • fault finding, repairing or replacing electrical components/wiring as required;
  • maintaining plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations;
  • identifying and managing potential risks.


Skills & Experience

  • Auto Electrical Trade Qualification;
  • experience in auto electrical maintenance on heavy mobile equipment in an underground hardrock mining environment;
  • a valid air conditioning ticket;
  • a valid manual car drivers licence;
  • a current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • strong fault finding skills;
  • 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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