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Diesel Fitters - Olympic Dam Project, South Australia

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 9/13/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 1309-2579-HDF

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

  • Working either 2&1 or 2&2 roster
  • Carry out scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs to a fleet of Sandvik Cablebolters and Jumbo, Jacon & Normet Shotcrete Spray Rigs, Volvo IT’s and service vehicles.
  • Fault finding repairing and/or replacing components as required.
  • Maintain plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations and site requirements.


We are looking for

  • Experience working on underground hard rock mobile plant is highly desirable;
  • Experience working on Surface Mining or Civil Earthmoving plant is considered;
  • Diesel Fitter/Diesel Mechanic trade qualifications are essential;
  • Auto electrical knowledge is desirable;
  • 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

  • Career paths through internal promotions
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave, overtime often available
  • Fortnightly pay
  • 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 to apply for the advertised position.

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.