Mill Reliner (Casual FIFO / DIDO)

Casual, unrostered position, FIFO / DIDO role involving domestic and international travel, Clean police clearance(s) and pre-employment medical required.

Russell Mineral Equipment (RME) is a unique engineering design, technology and manufacturing company. We invent machine systems and provide service-based solutions for problems encountered in the worlds mining and mineral processing industries. With a history spanning more than 30 years, RME has grown from being a very small company with just one employee to one which today operates in 57 countries, has four international Regional Service Centres and employs more than 400 personnel worldwide. RME is a multiple award-winning Australian exporter, attaining induction into the Australian Exporters Hall of Fame in 2009 and is a global employer of choice.

Due to growth of RMEs Mill Relining business division, we are looking for Mill Reliners to join our cohort of fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) / drive-in-drive-out (DIDO) workers on a casual, unrostered basis.

Mill Reliners are a mixture of skilled (trades) and semi-skilled workers who are called upon to participate in mill reline activities at RME customer sites across Australia and around the world. Working safely, cooperatively and harmoniously as part of a large crew, you will be required to perform manual duties and / or operate plant and equipment, potentially within confined spaces as directed by reline specifications.

As a site-based mining industry role it is vital that you are committed to  safety and have a strong work ethic, coupled with a level of physical fitness that allows you to work shifts of up to 12 13 hours duration, potentially in physically demanding conditions. Overall, a reline activity can take several weeks at a time to complete.

In return RME offers a supportive team culture, diverse opportunities for career development and the chance to work for an innovative world leader in the mining industry.

Major Duties

  • Understanding of and compliance with RME HSE policies and processes, as well as customer site requirements, at all times
  • Conduct skilled and semi-skilled work on a mill reline in an efficient, productive manner under limited supervision and direction
  • Work as a member of a larger group in order to achieve reline objectives
  • Manual labour and operation of plant and equipment in line with Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs) and on-site requirements
  • Active participation in regular Toolbox Talks

Special Conditions

  • This position involves domestic and international travel as a core component workers should be willing and able to be away from home for up to several weeks at a time
  • A valid passport is required for overseas relines
  • A clean Australian federal police clearance is required, as well as a police clearance for any country you have resided in for a period of 12 months or more over the past 10 years
  • Your employment as a Mill Reliner is subject to the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment medical examination and ongoing medical assessments, including drug and alcohol screening

Skills, Qualifications and Experience


  1. A level of physical fitness enabling the worker to perform manual / lifting duties for extended periods of time, potentially over a shift of 12 13 hours duration
  2. Strong work ethic with ongoing personal accountability and positive attitude
  3. Effective communication skills, with the ability to work functionally and cooperatively within a team
  4. Ability to accept direction and instruction from team leaders and supervisors at all levels
  5. Strong commitment to a safe working environment and adherence to safety-related policies and processes at all times


  1. Previous experience as a member of a mill reline crew and / or exposure to mine site shutdown work
  2. An understanding of the concepts of mill relining and / or the operation of mining equipment and processes


  • Possession of a current Open Drivers Licence (required)
  • Confined Space Ticket (required)
  • Working at Heights Ticket (required)
  • Possession of a current Forklift Licence (desirable)
  • Possession of a current Crane Licence (desirable)
  • Dogman / Rigger Ticket (desirable)
  • First Aid Training (desirable)

Candidates applying for this role must be prepared to undergo an extensive recruitment process, which may include a medical screening with drug and alcohol testing and a federal police check.

Candidates submitted via recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

25/11/2019 $0 Toowoomba & Darling Downs 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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