Specialist Mine Scheduling l South Walker Creek

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Full Time, Fixed Term

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Date published

08 January 2020

Date closing

23 January 2020 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 the role

This entry-level Mine Scheduling role is a newly created position within the Mine Scheduling team based on site at South Walker Creek Coal mine. As the Specialist Mine Scheduling you will be part of the seven people strong team who plan and schedule the sites execution requirements in areas of drill & blast, overburden removal (dragline, truck shovel and dozer push operations), and coal mining on a 90 day plan. This role is offered on a Monday to Friday roster.

This position is targeted at applicants with existing mining experience who have the desire to transition into a mining engineering role. The successful applicant will receive exposure across all design and scheduling disciplines through appropriately timed development rotations over a two year time frame.

Your initial responsibilities: 

  • Generate Execution Designs and handover to Production teams
  • Construct weekly plan through effective engagement with all stakeholders 
  • Completion of monthly priorities aligned with Business Plan 
  • Strong engagement with Production & Mine Services customers to ensure plans are achievable
  • Pursue continuous improvement opportunities throughout your day to day work.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will have previous exposure to some aspects of large scale Open Cut Mining Operations. Holding an existing or currently obtaining a technical degree (geology, survey, and/or environmental science) is a plus, though not essential to this role.

Your strong communication and will allow you to build relationships across departments and to communicate with a vast variety of stakeholders at all levels. You also share BHP’s overall commitment to safety and performance, through integrity and respect in all that you do.

Ask us about how we can support your pathway to obtaining relevant qualifications, as well as flexible working options on offer. 

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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