Maintenance Trades and Technicians - Indigenous Opportunities

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

04 February 2020

Date closing

29 February 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to start or continue their career in mining to Think Big with BHP.Indigenous Peoples are critical partners and stakeholders in many of BHP operations both within Australia and around the world. Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities.Operations Services is a team within BHP that will provide Production and Maintenance services. Operations Services will focus on Operators and Trades as the centre of everything that we do. We are investing in our team to take your skills and career to places you never thought possible. This is an exciting time for BHP. Are you ready to make your place?

About the role

Operations Services offers permanent employment opportunities. By creating permanent jobs, we are able to offer our team members security in their employment and income, as well as access to benefits such as sick (personal) and annual leave.
You can expect a permanent role, competitive remuneration and a continuous focus on people development.
We are currently recruiting a range of skills to support Field and Workshop Maintenance teams across our West Coast operations. These roles include:
  • Auto Electricians
  • Boiler Makers
  • Diesel Fitters
  • Trades Assistants

Operations Services provides transportation to site from nominated points specific to each team. This will be discussed during the recruitment process.

About You

We’re looking to develop people to be the best they can be through our Mastery Program. You’ll have your own personal development plan to take your career to places you never thought possible.
As such, experience across a range of industries will be considered as these positions will be maintaining a range of equipment such as:
  • Trucks
  • Wheel Dozers
  • Floats
  • Graders
  • Loaders
Additionally, good field trouble shooting experience is advantageous.

Our performance culture is innovative and diverse, we encourage our people to bring ideas and better ways to think about our work, our safety, our planning and our execution.  If being part of an inclusive and supportive team, consider a career with Operational Services.

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 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).These are full time positions. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements that suit you - including varied roster arrangements, part-time or job share alternatives.
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. 
Please note, we also have approval from the Anti-Discrimination Board in NSW to use special measures, so we have total coverage for Australia.

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