Diesel Fitter Job Underground Mining Cannington Mine QLD - iMINCO

Redpath Mining are currently seeking for Experienced Diesel Fitter Job Underground Mining Cannington Mine QLD

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Diesel Fitter – Underground Cannington Mine

  • Immediate start available
  • Attractive hourly rate on a 7/7 Roster
  • FIFO from Townsville, Brisbane or Cairns

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 employees can excel while achieving their vision of Safety – First, Last and Always.

Diesel Fitter Job Underground Mining Cannington Mine QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

About the role and 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 20 years!


  • carry out scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs to fleet of large mobile plant
  • fault finding repairing and/ or replacing components as required
  • maintain plant and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations and site requirements
  • keep clean & tidy workshop
  • file documents daily
  • investigate ICAM accidents as required
  • fill out and sign maintenance worksheets daily
  • conduct oil sampling as required
  • attend and contribute to pre-start meetings, toolbox talks, safety meetings, roster change and shift change meetings when required
  • complete all pre start checks prior to use of equipment
  • conduct Take 5’s and JSA’s when required.

Diesel Fitter Job Underground Mining Cannington Mine QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

Skills & Experience

  • Heavy duty diesel fitter/mechanic trade qualifications
  • Experience working with hardrock underground/heavy duty mobile equipment, specifically Tamrock or Sandvik Jumbo’s
  • 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.


Redpath offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and well being of our 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

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” prompt quoting the reference number 1806- 2545-FIT

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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