Haulage Technician | Mt Arthur Coal Mine Site | NSW

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New South Wales

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

31 July 2020

Date closing

12 August 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

Mt Arthur Mine Site have a number of newly created permanent Haulage Technician opportunities to support the Production Team’s drive for continuous improvement.  This is an onsite role coordinating and liaising with Production Supervisors, Maintenance Supervisors, Operators and Mine Control to ensure efficient truck utilisation and production outcomes, working a 5 / 4 day and night roster.
Our successful candidates will be involved in analysing data and problem solving to identify opportunities to improve truck performance. Responding to disruptions to the truck fleet to manage and minimise truck production down time. These opportunities will appeal to those with aspirations of career progression. 


BHP's Mt Arthur Coal is the largest individual coal production site in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley region. Located less than 5 kilometres from Muswellbrook, we produce high quality, clean energy coal for international and domestic customers. Mt Arthur Coal can offer experience and great career development opportunities.

About You

We are seeking diverse and talented individuals who have solid knowledge and understanding of Mine Site Operations process and procedures. Experience using modular or MineStar or previous experience as a Production or Dispatch Operator is desirable but not essential together with the following:
  • A genuine commitment to zero harm and alignment with our BHP Charter values
  • Effective communication with a range of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and being able to analyse data and apply problem solving skills
  • Understand mining operations process and procedures
  • A drive for continuous improvement and to learn
  • Experience using modular or MineStar or as a dispatch operator desirable but not essential
  • Production operator background is favourable
  • Experience with a Fleet Management System preferred in a large scale mining environment
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure using your skills in prioritisation and problem solving
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst also working collaboratively with your team to achieve desired outcomes
  • Highly motivated with the ability to utilise your negotiation skills in order to influence others and achieve desired outcomes
  • Exhibit strong computer skills with the ability to learn new systems.

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Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. 

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.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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