Boilermaker- Rothsay, WA

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/11/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0705-2588-BOI

LocationPerth, Western Australia, Australia

  • 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

The Boilermaker is responsible for carrying out all surface and underground general welding tasks and fabrication as directed on the project on mobile and fixed assets. This will include light and heavy fabrication and repairs. 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.



  • perform surface and underground fabrication & welding tasks as directed by the supervisor;
  • carry out quality structural maintenance of fixed and mobile mining equipment;
  • perform general fabrication when required;
  • perform fabrication to drawing specifications;
  • assist other tradespersons;
  • keep a clean & tidy workshop;


Skills & Experience

  • Fabrication Trade qualification (Heavy Fabrication - Boilermaking);
  • knowledge of mechanical principles and experience in welding, marking out and angles;
  • demonstrated ability to read fabrication drawings;
  • heavy industry or mining experience;
  • valid manual drivers licence;
  • current first aid certificate;
  • 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-BOI

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