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Diesel Fitter - Cannington, Australia

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 3/14/2022

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 1403-2545-Fit

LocationTownsville, Queensland, Australia

About the Project

This is your chance to join the versatile Redpath Cannington underground team in an exciting Development or Ground Support role. The South32 Cannington operation is 200km from Cloncurry in North-West Queensland. The Cannington Redpath team is over 120 personnel strong and benefits from the job security that comes from a long standing contractual relationship spanning more than 30 years! Redpath are industry leaders in underground ground support, with Cannington contributing to the 15,000m3 of shotcrete applied and the 35,000m of cablebolts installed by Repath around Australia each month.


The role involves

  • Working a 7 & 7 roster, 12hr shifts
  • Carry out scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs to fleet of underground mobile plant including Jumbo’s and Cableboltors
  • Fault finding repairing and/or replacing components as required
  • Maintaining plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations and site requirements
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workshop


We are looking for

  • A heavy duty diesel fitter/mechanic trade qualification
  • Experience working with underground mining equipment, specifically Sandvik range
  • Strong fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • Current First Aid certificate or ability to get prior to commencement
  • 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 leave entitlements
  • Fortnightly pay
  • PPE provided
  • Salary Sacrifice for Superannuation and Novated car leasing
  • Discounted health insurance with BUPA
  • Have access to a large range of benefits and 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.