BHP Indigenous Traineeship Program 2020 | WAIO | Newman

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Western Australia

Work type

Fixed Term

Job category

Maintenance, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

02 December 2019

Date closing

15 December 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.

BHP WA Iron Ore (WAIO) is a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. We truly care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe leadership drives culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of the success!

About the role

We are offering a number of exciting Residential Traineeship opportunities across our WA Iron Ore operations. The program is designed to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready trainees, providing you with nationally recognised qualifications upon successful completion. You will be provided with industry-leading training and mentoring by some of BHP's talented workforce.

You will also experience first-rate working conditions with a focus on safety, quality and teamwork. Our Traineeship will be located at our Newman, Mt Whaleback and Eastern Ridge mine site within the Mining Production department on an even time lifestyle roster, including day and night shift.

In 2020, we will be offering the following Newman Residential Traineeships:
  • Mining Production Traineeship (Load & Haul Technician) – Certificate II in Surface Extraction
  • Mobile Equipment Maintenance Traineeships – Certificate II in Engineering
  • Processing Production Traineeships – Certificate II in Resource Processing

What can BHP Iron Ore offer you?
  • A one year intensive Traineeship with the industry leader;
  • Nationally accredited Certificate II in your chosen field.
  • Specialised training;
  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Long term employment opportunities;
  • Mentoring and guidance; and
  • Full uniforms and PPE.

About You

Applicants wishing to apply for the BHP Newman Traineeship Program must meet the following criteria;
  • Hold a high commitment to safety systems and procedures
  • Essential to hold a current and valid WA "C" class manual drivers licence
  • All residential applications must be residents of that region. No relocation or accommodation provided opportunities available
  • Industry experience is not required, but it is essential that you are passionate to work in the mining industry and willing to learn
  • Enthusiasm to learn and motivation to succeed
  • Honest and reliable

These positions will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, 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 this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). 

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including a substantial parental leave policy, which now includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.  

If you would like to be part of a diverse team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and stretch your capabilities in one of the world's most exciting industries, we invite you to apply.  All applicants are required to complete an online psychometric assessment as part of the recruitment process. No late applications will be accepted.

To submit your application click on the 'Apply' button below before 15th December 2019.   
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
Reference Number – 108658  

Residential Only Traineeships for Port Hedland will be advertised in the near future.
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