Electrical Supervisor - Olympic Dam

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 7/7/2020

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0707-2579-ELS

LocationRoxby Downs, South Australia, Australia

Application Deadline8/11/2020

About Redpath Australia

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

We specialise in shaft sinking, mine development, contract mining and development – hard rock and coal, raiseboring, underground construction and engineering & technical 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 project

This is your opportunity to join our dedicated Redpath team at one of the largest underground mines in Australia. Olympic Dam Mine is operated by the largest mining company in the world, BHP and is approximately 550km North-West of Adelaide extracting 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, mine services and equipment maintenance through the utilisation of 40 major items of plant, 3 maintenance workshops and specialist modern tooling. As part of a major contractor on site you will gain valuable experience toward growing your career.


About the role

The Electrical Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the electrical team working on general surface and underground electrical work for the project. This work includes, the installation and maintenance on fixed and mobile equipment, high voltage electrical work and the operation of associated mobile equipment.

The position will operate a 9 days on, 5 days off roster working 12hr shifts. Residents from Roxby Downs and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply or FIFO is available from Adelaide and other state Capital Cities.



  • Oversee a team of qualified Electricians;
  • Be the electrical nominee for the project;
  • achieves safe, timely and cost effective electrical installation and maintenance for the project;
  • conduct regular workplace inspection, fault testing and observations to maintain compliance with safety, efficiency and statutory standards;
  • ensure electrical works are performed to good practice standards and in accordance with all statutory rules;


Skills & Experience

  • extensive experience in electrical installation and maintenance in an underground environment;
  • South Australian electrical licence;
  • current manual drivers licence
  • current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • must be a registered Electrician to work in SA
  • a work ethic in keeping with Redpath's motto Consider it done - Safely.



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

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” prompt quoting the reference number 0707-2579-ELS.

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