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Surface Operator - Lady Loretta

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 1/8/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0901-2484-SOP

LocationMount Isa, QLD, Australia


  • Permanent positions in surface operations
  • Career Development
  • Family Friendly roster


About the Project

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath team at the world class Lady Loretta Mine, approximately 140km North-West of Mt Isa, whereby Redpath are responsible for all facets of the mining operation.  The Lady Loretta Operation has been set up using industry leading technology, and Redpath have continued these standards with mobilisation of new equipment with an emphasis on technology to support safe and efficient production outcomes.


The role involves

  • safe, effective and productive operation of the designated equipment - Paste Plant Operator, Crusher Operator, Surface Loader, Batch Plant/Agi Operator,or ROM Operator;
  • ensure machinery used is cleaned and serviced regularly and any mechanical issues or damage is reported immediately;
  • accurately complete all required daily activity and safety reporting as directed;
  • complete all pre-start checks prior to use of equipment;
  • Working a 2/2 roster, 12hr shifts
  • FIFO from Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns


We are looking for

  • competently and safely operate Volvo L260H or L350F;
  • effectively manage continuous feed of material through ROM crusher;
  • maintain accurate record of material movement;
  • effectively manage removal of all tramp material from ROM crusher feed.Valid manual drivers licence
  • National Police clearance within last 6 months advantageous
  • Current First Aid certificate or ability to get prior to commencement
  • A work ethic and attitude in keeping with Redpath's motto Consider in done — safely.


In return you can expect

  • Family friendly lifestyle roster (only if even time)
  • Career paths through internal promotions
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave
  • Fortnightly pay
  • PPE provided
  • New & modern Camp and onsite camp facilities –Ensuite rooms, Gym, Wet Mess, Free Wifi, TV with Foxtel.
  • 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


How to Apply

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 & Indigenous people to apply.


We will be shortlisting for this position immediately, so you can apply for this great opportunity by simply clicking on the 'apply' button below or by visiting our website.

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers is an equal opportunity employer.