Auto Electrician - Plant Yard

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 6/27/2022

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 2022-5523

LocationBrisbane, Queensland, Australia

About Redpath

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

We specialise in shaft sinking, mine development, contract mining, raiseboring, underground construction, coal, engineering & technical services and speciality services. 


The Brisbane Plant Yard assist with the mobilisation of heavy mobile equipment, assisting with demolibising of projects, overhauling of equipment, commissioning of new gear to projects. The Plant Yard also provides maintenance and technical support services to projects in regards to planning and scheduling.


The Opportunity:

Working on a 9 day fortnight roster, our Auto Electricians are responsible for the safe and efficient auto electrical maintenance of plant and equipment to ensure they are able to operate at maximum availability and efficiency.


The role involves

  • Install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components on fixed and mobile plant; 
  • fault finding, repairing or replacing electrical components/wiring as required;
  • maintain plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations; 
  • ensure housekeeping is up to date keeping the workshop/work areas clean and tidy;
  • identify and manage risk as required;
  • Working a 9 day fortnight roster, 10hr shifts
  • providing maintenance to 4 X Sandvik DS421 Cableboltors, 2 Sandvik Jumbo’s etc 



We are looking for

  • Auto Electrical Trade Qualification;
  • Able to read electrical schematics;
  • experience in auto electrical maintenance of light vehicles & heavy mobile equipment;
  • knowledge of electrical, electronic and control systems on mining equipment;
  • Experience working with Heavy mobile underground mining equipment
  • Strong fault finding and diagnostic skills;
  • Forklift ticket highly regarded 
  • Air Con ticket highly regarded 
  • Valid manual drivers licence 
  • A positive work ethic and attitude in keeping with Redpath's motto - Consider it done — safely.


In return you can expect

  • Free car parking
  • Career paths through internal promotions 
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave 
  • Fortnightly pay 
  • PPE provided
  • Salary Sacrifice for Superannuation and Novated car leasing 
  • Discounted health insurance with BUPA 
  • Business improvement and innovation rewards 
  • Reimbursement for prescription safety glasses (up to $200) 
  • Employee Assistance (4 sessions per annum), well-being assistance that’s free for all the family 
  • Investment in training in OEM Accredited Trade Courses 
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