Underground Loader (Bogger) Operator

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

15 January 2020

Date closing

22 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

The purpose of this position is to undertake underground diesel loading operations within the Development department to enable set targets to be reached in a safe and efficient manner.

Duties include the loading of ore and waste material using conventional or remote loading operations as required, as well as the ability to relieve in other positions and departments as required. The Diesel Loading Operator may also be required to provide support to their work group team through appropriate task assignment and management. 
In this role you will: 
  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Executes production,  development and logistical activities in line with the department’s production schedules. 
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve workplace practices and procedures.
  • Ensure all safe work systems, procedures and standards are adhered to through frequent inspection of the workplace.

About You

  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way.
  • In possession of, or able to obtain, R2900/R3000 Loader tickets.
  • Underground experience operating a variety of equipment is essential.
  • Previous experience working within underground load and haul or development teams is essential
  • Be focused on working collaboratively within your team to achieve results.
  • A valid Driver’s Licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

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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