Experienced Excavator & Shovel Operators - Operations Services

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Work type

Full Time, Part Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

13 May 2020

Date closing

30 June 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

Looking for the next step in your career? BHP Operations Services are currently seeking experienced Excavator and Shovel Operators to join our team across the Bowen Basin, QLD. Are you ready to Make Your Place?  

Operations Services

Operation Services (OS) was established with the single goal of focusing on front line operators and maintainers. Operations Services is completing work previously performed by service contractors and is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 2000 employees. With an emphasis on career development, OS offers permanent employment which focuses on people, connection and performance. These positions include flexible working arrangements and full leave entitlements, incorporating:
  • Annual Leave
  • Personal Leave, and
  • Parental Leave.

About the role

We are currently recruiting experienced Excavator & Shovel Operators to join our teams across Central Queensland. OS has smaller teams so you can expect a real authentic connection to your supervisor and your peers, with a passion to deliver high quality work with a genuine focus on safety. You can also expect:
  • Permanent stable employment
  • Certainty of work with flexible work arrangements available
  • 7/7 roster on Bowen Basin sites
  • Competitive remuneration including annual bonus scheme
  • Continuous focus on developing you to be the best you can be.
We are looking for people with experience operating: 
  • Excavators - 996, 9800, 3600, 5500, 5600, 6060
  • Shovels - 4795 
Similar machinery will be considered and there may be opportunity to upskill and cross skill across the fleet.
Travel: Transportation to site is provided from nominated point’s specific to each team, this will be discussed during the recruitment process. OS is also offering a direct self-funded flight via Hevilift from Townsville to Moranbah and we encourage local residents to apply for these permanent job opportunities.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to one of our upcoming virtual Engagement Centres. 

About You

  • Experience operating Excavator and/or Shovels
  • Understand and practice that safety is paramount
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and proud of your work
  • Keen to learn and a willingness for self-improvement
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain effective under pressure
  • Effective listening and well developed interpersonal skills
  • Comprehensive reading and writing skills
This is your opportunity to join a team with genuine career and learning opportunities, in a secure permanent position. You will want to feel connected to your team, connected to your supervisor and know how your work results in high performance. Make your next step secure and take your career to the next level with OS.

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, and other extended leave entitlements. To learn more about Operations Services click on the link below: https://www.bhp.com/our-approach/work-with-us/operations-services.  

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. Find out more about how BHP are dealing with COVID-19: https://www.bhp.com/media-and-insights/covid-19/

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