Underground Coal Mining Raisebore Drillers Operators Australia - iMINCO

Redpath Mining are currently seeking for Underground Coal Mining and Raisebore Drillers Operators Australia

Underground Raisebore Drillers Operators Across Australia


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

About the role and Project

Due to a large order book extending for the next two years Redpath Australia are seeking experienced candidates for long-term contracts across Australia. Currently they are seeking employees for the following positions

Underground Coal Mining Raisebore Drillers Operators Australia-iMINCO.net Mining Information

  • Box Hole Raisebore Drillers
  • Small and Large Hole Raisebore Drillers
  • Raisebore Leading Hands
  •  Flights will be provided from anywhere in Australia, camp accommodation and meals also provided.
  • Above market shift rates will be negotiated on interview, plus start up bonus
  • 2/2 and 2/1 Rosters available
  • Attractive Leave Entitlements
  • Ability for Global Work
  • Work with modern equipment

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Current Drivers License
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment as well as work unsupervised
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 1906-2561-RAI

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 Experienced Underground Coal Mining Raisebore Drillers Operators Australia

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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