Underground Production Longhole Driller Lady Loretta Mine QLD - iMINCO

Redpath is seeking an experienced Production Driller to join in North QLD at Lady Loretta site

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Redpath Mining Contractors

Underground Production Driller – Lady Loretta Mine

  • 14 days on, 14 days off roster
  • Long term project
  • Leading Mining Contractor

Underground Production Longhole Driller Lady Loretta Mine QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

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

About Lady Loretta

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath team at the world class Lady Loretta Mine, approximately 140km North-West of Mt Isa, whereby Redpath are responsible for all facets of the mining operation. The Lady Loretta Operation has been set up using industry leading technology, and Redpath have continued these standards with mobilization of new equipment with an emphasis on technology to support safe and efficient production outcomes.

The position is based on 14 days on, 14 days off rotating roster with day and night shift working 12hr shifts. The roles are FIFO ex Townsville, Cairns or Brisbane.


  • Safe, effective and productive operation of production drills;
  • Perform accurate long-hole drilling by working with engineering and surveyors to ensure; holes are drilled correctly
  • Productively perform mine production tasks as required.

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working on Simba L6C Longhole rig (or similar)
  • Ability to read plans
  • Sound planning and organizing skills to schedule and complete tasks
  • Current manual drivers license
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical
  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment as well as work unsupervised
  • A safety approach in keeping with Redpath’s motto Safety – First, Last and Always.

Underground Production Longhole Driller Lady Loretta Mine QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information


Redpath are creating career paths through internal promotion and multi-skilling. The accommodation facility at Lady Loretta is first class with excellent catering quality, rooms self-contained, excellent recreational/gym facilities, and excellent Telstra Connectivity (including WIFI) available in the camp.

If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

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How to Apply

When applying please be sure to include with your cv your Drivers license and all relevant certificates and High Risk tickets.

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 Induction Training

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