Superintendent Maintenance Contracts | Caval Ridge Mine

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Work type

Fixed Term

Job category


Date published

26 June 2020

Date closing

10 July 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

Reporting to the Manager Maintenance, this role will see you responsible for the financial monitoring and control of all Caval Ridge Mine contracts, ensuring the Contractor Management, HSE and Quality compliance is maintained and the Company's procedures and objectives are achieved.

Additionally, this role will form the critical link to ensure synergies across all departments in relation to contracts.

This role is being offered as a 12 month fixed term contract. 

Key responsibilities of this role include: 
  • Manage the site’s Safety and Health Management System and Contractor Management obligations for the mine site;
  • Audit and enforce compliance with the site’s Safety and Health Management System and Contractor Management obligations for all providers on site;
  • Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the performance and commercial objectives are met;
  • Produce and analyse contractor performance reports, updated costs and forecasts;
  • Ensure correct commercial engagement of contractors and subcontractors;
  • Implement the risk management process, review risk register and check risk controls;
  • Manage contract initiation, scope development, tendering, implementation and completion requirements for the site;
  • Maintain the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations;
  • Audit HS&E responsibilities and duties of site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary;
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure compliance with and the continual improvement of the Mine Operating Systems and Safety and Health Management Systems; and
  • Ensure alignment and continuity of site based improvement discipline and process. 

About You

With a strong commitment to safety the successful applicant will have demonstrated supervisory and leadership capability partnered with a background in legal, commercial, compliance or contract management in a heavy industry environment.

In addition, the successful candidate will have:
  • A strong commitment to and knowledge in safety compliance
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Data Analytics
  • Working knowledge of SAP

Caval Ridge Mine is located 15km south of Moranbah. Roster and travel arrangements are flexible and would be a matter for further discussion through the recruitment process.

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. 


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. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures. These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. To protect the health and safety of vulnerable persons in line with current Government advice, you may be asked to undergo a COVID-19 related health assessment. 
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