Superintendent Projects - Blackwater Mine

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Work type

Full Time

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Date published

26 March 2020

Date closing

16 April 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 Engineering, BMA Blackwater Mine is seeking a Superintendent Projects to lead the site projects team. This role will see you provide team leadership and functional expertise to drive world class delivery of a portfolio of Modifications and Operational projects at BMA Blackwater Mine and across the broader BMA asset.

This position offers an exceptional development opportunity into further leadership roles.
This role is based at Blackwater Mine.

You will also:
  • Lead your team in the delivery of safe work practices that comply with the site Safety and Health Management System.
  • Ensure compliance to Engineering Standards for all newly procured plant and equipment across the operation;
  • Provide input into the site 5 year plan and the development of the 2 year budget for the site, and ensure all works are executed according to the plan.
  • Manage the Change Control process for all modifications and improvements to Infrastructure and Earthmoving equipment from Draglines and Shovels through the effective execution of projects and ensure all documents are managed in accordance with the blueprint standard;
  • Support the maintenance of the Blueprint and technical document control systems;
  • Manage costs to budget and be accountable for regular forecasting and rectifying variances;
  • Coaching and mentoring the Engineering team.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be an effective leader and a collaborative communicator with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously. Strong interpersonal skills are essential, allowing you to influence while also enabling you to build relationships across departments and to communicate with disciplines at all levels.

You should have a detailed understanding of project management, engineering principles, standards and processes. You will need to be tertiary qualified in Engineering or have equivalent trade and industry experience to support the technical support requirements of the role. Mining industry and any SAP experience will be an advantage.

How to Apply
Please apply online before 16th April 2020

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.
  ImportantThe 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.
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