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Leading Hand Diesel Fitter

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 1/12/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0212-2579-LHF

LocationRoxby Downs, South Australia, Australia

  • FIFO from Adelaide
  • 2 & 2 roster
  • Camp accommodation with excellent facilities


About the Project

Olympic Dam Mine, operated by the largest mining company in the world, BHPB is approximately 550km North-West of Adelaide mining copper, gold and uranium. Redpath provide the safe delivery of development, ground support, services and equipment maintenance through the utilisation of 40 major items of plant, 3 maintenance workshops and specialist modern tooling. As the largest contractor on site you will gain valuable experience to help grow your career.


The role involves

  • Working a 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off roster, 12hr shifts
  • Manage and allocate duties for repairs, servicing and scheduled maintenance for fitters;
  • Ensure all repairs are completed in a timely manner and to a high safety and quality standard;
  • Provide supervision and guidance for trades;
  • Assist with the mechanical work, hydraulic diagnosis and repair of faults when required
  • Complete accurate daily shift reports detailing work performed


We are looking for

  • Demonstrated experience working on underground hard rock mobile plant mandatory;
  • Diesel Fitter/Diesel Mechanic trade qualification;
  • Mechanical and auto electrical knowledge;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Valid manual drivers licence
  • National Police clearance within last 6 months advantageous
  • Current First Aid certificate or ability to get prior to commencement
  • A positive work ethic and attitude in keeping with Redpath's motto, Consider it done — safely.


In return you can expect

  • Career paths through internal promotions
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave
  • PPE provided
  • Good Camp and onsite camp facilities – Ensuite rooms, Gym, Pool, Wet Mess, Telstra and Optus available
  • 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


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.