Ancillary Operator - Nickel West - Mt Keith

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Region

Australia

Location

Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

14 August 2019

Date closing

28 August 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

  • Several Permanent opportunities on offer - Roster 2 weeks on and 1 week off
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • Nickel West value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment 

Working as part of the mining production team you will be committed to safety while assisting to achieve production targets and low cost mining. 
This role will have variety which will offer individuals to team work and be flexible to perform various duties. These will vary from haul road/ramp development and maintenance through to general pit cleanups, dump maintenance and to assist the production dig units.  Production loader operators are also required to meet daily crusher target throughputs. Operate Excavator Cutting batters to design and loading trucks when required. Ownership of your work area is a major focus.
You will be part of a production Team committed to operating a Safe and Productive operation with an Engaged and Empowered workforce.
Our Mining Team is committed to challenging the status quo through continues learning and technology.
Nickel West Mt Keith
Nickel West Mt Keith is located 460 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in the Northern Goldfields.  Nickel West Mt Keith is a surface mining operation with an open pit and concentrator plant.  The operation is surrounded by pastoral stations, with the nearest townships being Leinster and Wiluna.  There’s plenty to keep you entertained in the Mt Keith Village.  Take the heat off the day and head to the pool – or join in a game of footy.  BBQ dinners are regularly held and other social activities include movie nights.  Employees commute to and from Perth on a fly in / fly out roster or form regional areas on a drive in / drive out roster.

About You


Skills and Requirements include:
  • Current experience as an Ancillary operator in an open cut mine.
  • Competent with D10/T, D11 Track Dozers, 854G Wheel Dozer, 980 – 992G/K- 994 Loaders, 16H & 24M Graders, Excavators Cat 325,Hitachi 1900,Liebherr 994
  • A current Australian manual driver's license.
  • Good communication skills and a can do attitude

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.

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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