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Shotcrete Operators, Olympic Dam Project, South Australia

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 9/13/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 1309-2579-ODO

LocationRoxby Downs, South Australia, Australia

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 ground support services and equipment maintenance through the utilisation of Shotcrete, Cable Bolting and Rehab Jumbo equipment, along with ancillary plant and Light Vehicles. Your opportunity to develop a career in underground mining awaits.


The role involves

  • Operating our Normet Spraymec or Jacon Maxijet spray rigs
  • Working a 2/1 OR 2/2 roster, 12hr shifts

We are looking for

  • Previous experience as a Shotcrete Operator;
  • Valid manual drivers licence
  • Previous experience with the operation of Sandvick, Normet and Jacon Maxijet shotcreting machinery;
  • Experience with operating heavy earthmoving equipment, excavators etc will be considered.
  • Underground mining experience (desirable);
  • Current First Aid & CPR qualifications;
  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment as well as work unsupervised;
  • A 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
  • Fortnightly pay
  • PPE provided
  • Good Camp and onsite camp facilities – Ensuite rooms, Gym, Pool, Wet Mess, Telstra and Optus available (If FIFO)
  • 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 to apply for the advertised position.


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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.