BHP 2020 Apprenticeship Program | BMA Coal

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Job category

Apprentice, Maintenance

Date published

29 May 2019

Date closing

26 June 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

We are seeking diverse and talented 1st year applications for our 2020 Apprenticeship Program across BHP’s Queensland Operations. For commencement in early 2020, we are offering a number of opportunities within the Bowen Basin communities in which we Operate.

About the role

This is an outstanding opportunity for both school leavers and mature aged candidates to develop a dynamic and fulfilling career. The program is delivered to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready apprentices to the business, via structured practical and theoretical training competencies.

On completion of your 4 year apprenticeship, you will have earned a trade qualification that is recognised globally.

Nationally Accredited trades Certificates being offered may include:
  • Automotive Electrical (Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology)
  • Diesel Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology)
  • Electrical (Certificate III in Electro technology Electrician)
  • Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III Engineering- Mechanical Trade)
  • Boilermaking (Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade- Boiler Making/Welding) 
  • Refrigeration Mechanic (Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration)

About You

  • Identify as a 1st year Apprentice in your chosen field. Existing 'Metals' based Trade Qualifications are unable to be considered.
  • Demonstrated interest in your chosen trade through work experience or hobby / interests
  • A high commitment to safety, quality and attention to detail and procedures
  • Motivation to achieve personal work goals and objectives
  • A strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with your chosen trade
  • A team player with a willingness to actively contribute to achieve results.
  • Hold a current, valid Australian ‘Learners’ Drivers Licence. A full ‘C’ class Manual DVL essential prior to completing apprenticeship.

Perquisites for 2019 Year 12 Leavers:

Prerequisites for Automotive Electrical, Diesel Fitting Mechanical Fitting and Boilermaking trades is a minimum Year 12 pass in prevocational Mathematics and English or equivalent.

Prerequisites for Electrical roles is a minimum Year 12 pass in Maths B or Q Smart Maths and English, or equivalent.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. 

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

If you would like to be part of a diverse and global team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and stretch your capabilities in one of the world's most exciting industries, then apply now to see what is possible.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an Engagement Centre in late July 2019.

Start date for successful candidates will be end of January 2020.

To submit your application click on the 'Apply' button below by 10AM AEST before Wednesday, 26th of June 2019. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.
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