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Redpath Mining are currently seeking for experienced Underground Mining Fitter Cannington Mine jobs Cairns

Redpath Mining

Underground Fitter – Cannington Mine Project

  • Immediate Start
  • Well Established and Stable Contract at South32’s Cannington Mine
  • Full-time and Casual Project Positions Available
  • Flexible and Lifestyle Friendly Even Time Rosters Available; 7/7 or 14/14
  • Flights from Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville to/from Site
  • Accommodation and Onsite Camp Facilities
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Great Training, Experience and Rapid Career Progression Opportunities

Underground Mining Fitter Cannington Mine jobs Cairns

About Redpath Australia

Operating since 1962, The Redpath Group provides technical and operational expertise to the mining industry globally, with a reputation for providing innovative solutions utilizing modern technology.

About the role

They are currently seeking applications from motivated Underground Fitters with proven experience with equipment associated with Underground Development, Shotcrete and Cablebolting Services to join on-site maintenance department.

The successful applicant will be responsible for;

  • Performing scheduled maintenance on and providing technical support to a varied range of Underground Plant, including Sandvik Jumbos and Cablebolters, and Normet Spraymecs and Agis
  • Working within a tight-knit workshop team to achieve high standards in preventative maintenance and machine reliability
  • Carrying out fault finding and diagnostics in a timely manner to ensure Redpath’s ability to meet and exceed the client’s schedule
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations, site requirements and safety reporting

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Trade Qualifications
  • Proven experience working with underground mining equipment
  • Current First Aid & CPR qualifications
  • Ability to pass a police clearance and pre-employment medical
  • Valid manual drivers license
  • A safety approach in keeping with Redpath’s motto Safety – First, Last and Always.


Excellent remuneration for the successful candidate, based upon experience and performance, along with the opportunity to sink your teeth into a challenging role, get hands on experience and receive learning & development opportunities with experienced personnel.

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

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 Mining Fitter Cannington Mine jobs Cairns

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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