Underground Production Technicians - Leinster - Nickel West

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

26 November 2019

Date closing

11 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.
Come and be a part of this success.
About Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.
A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.
Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About the role

  • Family friendly even time rosters and Residential opportunities based at Leinster town

  • Competitive salary plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits

  • Great opportunity to join a global business and advance your career with one of the world’s largest diverse mining organisations

We have the following roles available: 
  • Grader Operator

  • Jumbo Operator

  • Charge- Up Operator

  • Service Miner

  • Nipper – Experienced and entry level positions available - part-time / job share considered

This is a great opportunity to be part of a team covering development, production and services, across 3 or 4 mining orebodies of open stoping and block caving.We are looking for people who will champion our BHP Charter Values and foster an inclusive, step-up culture, in which employees are challenged by their daily accountabilities and established career development plans.Working at BHP Nickel West we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are a pre-requisite for safety and production; people are empowered and innovated; collaboration is enabled and teams are connected to the strategy and plan.

About You

  • Previous experience in a similar role in an underground environment is advantageous;

  • You will be someone who works productively in a team environment and also able to work autonomously

  • Actively identifies opportunities for continuous improvement whilst always working in a safe and productive manner;

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Outstanding commitment to health & safety;

  • WA "C" Class drivers' license or National equivalent
As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.  The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate.  The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.

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.

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