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Underground Development Operators - Narrabri Project, NSW

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 9/13/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 1309-2582-UGC

LocationNarrabri, New South Wales, Australia

About the Project

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath team on an underground development project at Narrabri Coal Operations.

The Narrabri Coal Operations mine site is located approximately 28km southeast of the township of Narrabri.  

The project will be executed utilising Cut and Flit mining methodology.  Equipment will include a Joy 12CM12 Continuous Miner, Waracar Shuttlecar, Joy Multibolter, Sandvik LS190 LHD’s, Driftrunners  and Conveyors.  This project provides an exciting opportunity for operators and tradespeople alike.  

Redpath is excited about establishing a presence in New South Wales and working with Narrabri Coal Operations throughout the next two years.


The role involves

  • Working a 7&7 roster, 12hr shifts or 4/3 roster, 10hr shifts
  • Safely and efficiently operate the Continuous Miner using Cut and Flit method of operation
  • Determining the location, boundaries, and depths of holes or channels to be cut
  • Ensuring machine is gathering coal and conveying to shuttle cars
  • Guide and assist crews laying track and resetting supports and blocking


Current operating tickets and training transcripts 

  • Continuous Miner Ticket
  • Shuttlecar Ticket 
  • Multibolter ticket
  • LHD Tickets
  • Driftrunner ticket
  • 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

  • Family friendly lifestyle roster  
  • Career paths through internal promotions 
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual leave, sick leave 
  • PPE provided
  • Accommodation provided at Civeo Camps in Narrabri or Boggabri 
  • 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

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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.