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Charge Up Operator - Lady Loretta

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/31/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0106-2584-CLL

LocationMount ISA, Queensland, Australia

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

  • interpret plans and record explosive usage for all types of firing undertaken;
  • magazine stock management and accurate record keeping;
  • identify and remedy misfires;
  • complete thorough re-entries to work areas;
  • charge development headings;
  • undertake stope preparation, charging and ring hook up;
  • ensure all materials are used and all waste is disposed of in the environmentally approved manner;
  • ensure security over explosives;
  • Working a 2/2 roster, 12hr shifts


We are looking for

  • minimum 3 years experience in a underground mine environment;
  • be able to and prepared to operate other mobile plant when required;
  • ability to hold and maintain a Queensland Blasters licence;
  • valid manual drivers licence;
  • current First Aid & CPR qualifications;
  • current working at heights qualification; 
  • 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 
  • 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 family 


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.