Batchplant Operator Underground Coal Mining Fitter FIFO Brisbane

Redpath Mining are seeking for Qualified Batchplant Operator Underground Coal Mining Fitter - FIFO Brisbane

Redpath Mining

Batchplant Operator / Fitter Underground Coal Mining

  • Roster open for negotiation
  • FIFO Brisbane
  • Role with variety

The Redpath Group is a leading mining contractor with projects throughout Australia and the globe.

Batchplant Operator Underground Coal Mining Fitter FIFO Mining Information

They  specialize in shaft sinking, mine development, contract mining, raiseboring, underground construction, coal, engineering & technical services and specialty services. They are committed to providing an environment in which all there employees can excel while achieving vision of Safety – First, Last and Always.

About the Project

This is your chance to join the Mount Isa Copper Operations (MICO) Redpath team in an exciting Ground Support role. The Glencore Mount Isa Copper Mine is located in the heart of Mount Isa, close to local amenities in a family friendly community environment. The MICO Redpath team benefit from a near new fleet and the job security that comes from being in the early stages of a long term contract.

About the role

The successful applicants will be trained how to operate a fully automated concrete batch plant as well ticketed to operate a Volvo loader and Surface Agi Truck as well as maintaining your own equipment at Mount Isa Copper Operation Batch Plant. This entry level stepping stone will lead to opportunities on other equipment on site if the candidate shows aptitude for the role. A trade background is essential to assist in basic service requirements on the Batch Plant fleet.
Flights from Brisbane and accommodation in Mount Isa will be provided to the successful applicants.

This position would be best suited to early career mechanics / fitters, or any trade qualified person looking to establish themselves in the mining industry.


The successful candidate will be provide with flights from Brisbane to Mt Isa and accommodation will also be provided. Redpath offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and well being of there team. With benefits including discounted health insurance, salary packaging and salary continuance insurance they make the health, safety and well-being of there people absolute priority, and they are focused on ensuring everyone is fit for work and fit for life.

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

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How to apply

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” prompt quoting the reference number 1506-2581-BSA

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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