Service Miner - Nickel West - Leinster

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Region

Australia

Location

Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

05 April 2019

Date closing

31 May 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




A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.Nickel West is rich in technical know-how, innovative and focused on transforming our business.  We are taking advantage of the significant changes we can see occurring around the world, by supplying nickel sulphate to the New Energy market. 

About the role

  • Family friendly 7/7 roster – Great location and only a 1 hour flight
  • Multiple roles on offer to join our Leinster underground mine
  • 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 a 7 days on-7 days off, 7 nights on-7 nights off roster as part of the Underground Mining Team you will be responsible for the installation of air and water services in the mine, installation of pump lines, ventilations bags and fans, electrical cables as well as the construction of the mine infrastructure including the installation, grouting and tensioning of mine cable bolts.

About You

  • Underground mining experience is essential
  • Basic knowledge of underground services such as air, water, electrical and ventilation installations, mine dewatering systems and pipe installation.
  • Previous work history in a mechanical or engineering environment.
  • Ability to operate an integrated tool carrier and pneumatic powered air leg rock drills when required.
  • Current Australian manual Drivers Licence.
  • Ideally Senior First Aid Certificate.


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.



Nickel West Leinster


Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.  The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate.  The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.  As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Leinster.

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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