Coordinator Diamond Drilling

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

06 January 2020

Date closing

18 January 2020 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.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Diamond Drilling, the Coordinator is responsible for the leadership and coordination of all activities for the Diamond Drilling Contractors. This role acts as a key interface with our service companies and ensuring the schedule is effective and optimal for the operation to succeed.

The role will be based in Olympic Dam and offered on an 8/6 FIFO (ex-Adelaide) or residential roster at Roxby Downs.

In this role you will:
  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team
  • Provide visible leadership, coaching and mentoring to the Diamond Drilling Team through Time In Field activities
  • Oversee compliance with operating standards, procedures, work instructions and defined processes to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Be the key contact for the Diamond Drilling contracting companies
  • Be involved in the development of the schedule, in consultation with Operational functions
  • Provide problem resolution and removal of barriers to support the success of our third party providers
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities
  • Build cross-functional relationships with the Operational sub-functions to support the delivery of production
  • Monitor real time production status and allocates resources to execute the daily plan through the use of process control systems

About You

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in safety leadership
  • Exposure to and experience in the underground mining industry is essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role is expected with supervisory experience of sizeable teams advantageous
  • Confident communicator who can effectively engage internal and external stakeholders, influence and drive decision makers to ensure deadlines are met
  • Scheduling experience is required
  • Exposure working with relevant underground equipment is preferred
  • Exposure to Deswik and CAD software
  • A degree or tertiary qualification in engineering is advantageous, though not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive and collaborative relationships at all levels and cross departments

How to apply

Please apply online before 18 January 2019

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.  
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