Jumbo Operator

Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers
March 15, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
April 13, 2019, 10:37 a.m.

About the Role

Redpath are Seeking highly motivated and experienced Jumbo Operators based at the Olympic Dam Project in Roxby Downs South Australia.

The role involves working a 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off rotating roster working 12hr shifts, this role is available for an immediate start. Locals from Roxby Downs and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply or FIFO is available from capital cities.

The Jumbo Operator is responsible for the safe operation of the Jumbo, monitoring to ensure the safety of the workers in the face area ensuring that the face remains on design path and report all issues requiring attention or rectification as soon as possible.


Bolt and bore excavation pattern;

Identify and remedy misfires;

Read and follow plans and instructions;

Interpret ground conditions and install additional support as required;

Assist and providing instruction to other crew members – particularly the offsiders on carrying out the drill and blast operation.

Skills & Experience

Demonstrated extensive experience with operating Jumbo and associated underground equipment (Sandvik);

Current working at heights ticket;

Ability to pass a pre-employment medical;

Good communication skills, both verbal and written;

Current manual drivers licence;

Current First Aid & CPR Certificate;

A safety approach supporting the client’s motto Safety - First, Last and Always.


An attractive hourly rate is offer for the successful candidate along with the opportunity to sink your teeth into a challenging role where your get hands on experience and expertise are put to use daily.

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