Diesel Fitter – George Fisher Mine site
- 2/1 Roster
- Residential or FIFO Available from Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville
- Long term employment prospect
The Redpath Group is a leading mining contractor with projects throughout Australia and the globe.
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 our employees can excel while achieving our vision of Safety – First, Last and Always.
About the role and Project
This is your chance to join the Redpath George Fisher Mine team in an exciting Ground Support role. The Glencore George Fisher Zinc Mine is located 20km from Mount Isa, close to local amenities and a family friendly community environment. The George Fisher Redpath team benefit from the job security that comes from being in the early stages of a long term contract.
The role will offer you the opportunity to progress your career in a small team environment where safety leadership and performance is valued.
- maintain heavy mobile equipment, including Jacon Shotcrete, Sandvik Cabolter, LV’s and IT’s
- ensure workshop is maintained
- conduct breakdown maintenance as required
- ensure machinery is maintained to meet site requirements
- conduct fault finding and repairs as required.
Skills & Experience
- heavy duty diesel fitter/mechanic trade qualifications
- experience working with underground/heavy duty equipment
- strong fault finding and diagnostic skills
- basic Auto electronic knowledge
- ability to pass a police clearance and pre-employment medical
- demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
- A safety approach in keeping with Redpath’s motto Safety – First, Last and Always.
Flights are provided from Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns, food and accommodation is provided when on site.
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.
How to apply
If you wish to apply please apply via the seek apply button! Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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*Apply for Diesel Fitter George Fisher Mine site FIFO Mining Maintenance Brisbane
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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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.