Trade Assistants/Lube Technicians - Mackay - Operation Services

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Full Time

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Date published

23 July 2020

Date closing

14 August 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

2020 is a very exciting time for BHP Operations Services, are you ready to make your place?

BHP Operations Services (OS) is a Maintenance and Production workforce offering permanent roles within BHP. With smaller teams, some of the latest technology and constant communication with supervisors in the field, our teams are safer, more productive and more cohesive. 

We are building a fantastic place to work offering a range of flexible employment options, such as job-share and the opportunity to move across sites. We already provide permanent employment to over 2000 team members and will continue to grow in 2020 and beyond. Come and be part of the BHP family!

About the role

We are currently seeking Trades Assistants residing in Moranbah or Mackay to join our teams across the Bowen Basin, QLD. We are looking for those who would be interested in upskilling into a position as Lube Technician within a fixed plant environment. Lube Technicians work in a trade-supporting role within our Operations Services Maintenance team to keep our machinery and plant safe, serviced and ready for operation.

In this role you can expect an attractive roster (variable depending on location), competitive remuneration, including annual bonus, annual pay reviews and a generous share match scheme. 

We invest in our team and through our Mastery program you will have an individual professional development plan which will continuously focus on evolving you to be the best you can be.

About You

We are looking for people from a broad range of backgrounds who can bring their passion and enthusiasm to our team.

Ideally you would have:
  • C class manual licence
  • MR (or higher) licence 
  • Experience as a Trade Assistant or Lube Technician within the mining industry
  • Strong focus on safety
  • Dedication and enthusiasm for a career within the mining industry 
  • Keen to learn with a willingness for self-improvement
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Effective listening and strong interpersonal skills

Join the Operations Services team to contribute to a high performing workforce, be proud of the work you do every day and to continuously strive to be the best you can be. Make your next step secure and take your career to the next level. 

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.


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.
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