MPU Operator| South Flank

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

28 October 2019

Date closing

29 November 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

Join our new South Flank Project
The South Flank Project is an expansion of BHP's existing Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore.Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, South Flank is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance.This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic individual to be part of something big – to work in an innovative team, with evolving technology, and playing a pivotal role in creating a world class mine.

About the role

This role forms part of an energetic and safety focused Drill and Blast team. Reporting to the Supervisor Drill & Blast a (MPU) Mobile Processing Unit Operator will play a key role within the Drill & Blast team. In this role you will be required to deliver blasting materials safely in accordance with mine production requirements. You will be exposed to all facets of blast operations, exercising your meticulous operating skills and adaptable work ethic to diversify your experience across blasting activities.

About You

The South Flank Drill and Blast team invite applications from motivated individuals who particularly enjoy working outdoors in an active capacity. We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced MPU or MMU Operators who have knowledge of knowledge of explosives, storage regulations and loading practices within the mining industry. It is essential to hold a valid HR Class Driver’s Licence and a Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC). Our preferred candidate should demonstrate overriding commitment to health safety and environmental responsibility.What we offer youBased at our new South Flank operation, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and production. People are empowered, collaboration enabled and teams are connected to the strategy and plan. Our workforce is flexible, inclusive and diverse.Candidates in pursuit of flexible work arrangements are encouraged to apply. Rosters will be based on a two weeks on (7 days, 7 nights) one week off pattern.

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.   As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements and a substantial parental leave policy, which now includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

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Reference Number – 106515
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