Shift Supervisor Maintenance George Fisher Mine FIFO QLD - iMINCO

Redpath Mining are currently seeking Shift Supervisor Maintenance - George Fisher Mine FIFO QLD


Mining Shift Supervisor – George Fisher Mine

  • FIFO from Brisbane, cairns, Townsville
  • Long term Role
  • 14/7 roster

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

Shift Supervisor Maintenance George Fisher Mine FIFO QLD

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 of employees can excel while achieving there 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.


  • Ensuring the safe and efficient completion of all tasks
  • Planning tasks for the shift in conjunction with the Superintendents or Maintenance Superintendents
  • Close supervision of new or inexperienced employees
  • Completion of shift reports and time sheets

liaising with the Superintendents or Maintenance Superintendents and Client Representatives on issues affecting the workplace and or work progress.

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience in underground metalliferous mining
  • Experience operating as a shift supervisor
  • Current manual drivers license
  • Desire to commit to the growth of the mine site
  • Proven ability to provide leadership, performance management and team development
  • The ability to problem solve and be adaptable
  • 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 for absolute priority, and they are focused on ensuring everyone is fit for work and fit for life.

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.

How to apply

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” prompt quoting the reference number 2206-2577-SSU

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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