Mobile Plant Operators | Iron Ore | FIFO 8:6 / 7:7 | Jimblebar

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

07 February 2020

Date closing

20 February 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

We are seeking experienced employees committed to reducing workplace risk through active participation in behaviour based safety programs, hazard and event reporting procedures whilst contributing to a productive & healthy team culture.

Reporting to the Mining Supervisors, we have roles within our Mining Production and Mining Services teams.

Your duties will include:
  • Operating ancillary machines and excavators for production, operating trucks and water carts, grader, dozer & digger for mine services
  • Complete daily pre-starts on equipment and inspection of your work area
  • Maximise compliance with operational plan by ensuring all activities are performed and carried out in accordance with plan and work instructions
  • Monitor performance of equipment and compliance with mine operating procedures through inspections
  • Actively participate in maintaining appropriate standards of behaviour (Code of Business Conduct)

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
  • Experienced operating at least 2 of the following: D10 Dozer, CAT 994 and WA1200 Loaders and 9400 and 996 Excavators for production
  • Experience operating trucks and water carts as a minimum for mine services, experience operating graders, dozers and diggers is an advantage
  • Experience with autonomous haulage systems is advantageous
  • Flexible, team-orientated approach with strong communications skills
  • Computer literacy and experience with Fleet Management Systems will be highly regarded
  • Working knowledge of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations
    Commitment to continuous improvement
  • HR class WA driver’s licence preferred but C class license essential

You will be based at our ‘Jimblebar’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off roster. Jimblebar is now an autonomous truck mine and is located 40kms North East of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at Warrawandu FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, golf driving nets, outdoor cinema, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court; beach volleyball court, games room, music room and TV lounge. All rooms at the village have access to 3G wireless internet and Skype, an ensuite bathroom, flat screen television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

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.  

To submit your application click on the 'Apply' button below. 

We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

Reference Number – 161942

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