Aerodrome Reporting Officer I Perth I 8:6

Date:  20 Nov 2023
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Perth



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


Welcome to the West Musgrave, an exciting greenfield venture poised to make a game-changing impact on sustainable mining. Our vision is clear: to become a beacon of environmentally conscious mining practices. We're proud to introduce a low-emissions open-cut mine, committed to bolstering renewable energy and propelling the growth of a low-carbon economy. The West Musgrave isn't just a mine; it's a catalyst for change, ushering in a brighter, greener future.

When you join our team at West Musgrave, you'll step into a work culture where our core values are more than just words; they're the driving force behind everything we do. Our 'We Care' approach isn't just a slogan – it's a way of life here. You'll be an integral part of an exceptional work environment, contributing to a project that's set to improve the lives of all our stakeholders, from our employees to the communities we serve. Every member of our team is genuinely cherished, and we're dedicated to fostering a positive, nurturing atmosphere for all.

Reporting to the Manager, Aviation & Village, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the safe and efficient performance of all aircraft movements at West Musgrave ensuring the serviceability of the aerodrome remains operational at all times.

You will be responsible for the ongoing daily inspections, performance of aerodrome works, maintenance, and operation of all supporting infrastructure both airside and landside within our dedicated aerodrome while also championing our Culture and our "We Care" approach, which underscores our commitment to a positive workplace environment and our dedication to the wellbeing of our employees and the community.

  • Service all inbound and outbound air services to and from West Musgrave in accordance with the requirements of operating a Certified Aerodrome (Charter, RFDS, Medivac, Private)
  • Safe service delivery as per rules and regulations as it relates to aerodrome work duties MOS139, West Musgrave Aerodrome Manual, Safety Management Systems and relevant protocols and procedures
  • Conduct safe and efficient baggage handling and refuelling operations
  • Conduct daily serviceability inspections
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical issues to determine appropriate repairs or replacements.
  • Perform preventative maintenance IAW maintenance manuals for assets and equipment to minimise downtime and increase the lifespan of equipment.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team to ensure timely and effective repairs

About You


  • Experience in an aviation environment, including servicing large passenger turbo fan aircraft (F100,E190,B737,A320)
  • Proven experience in understanding and applying requirements to maintain airside pavement, lighting systems and aerodrome systems
  • Relevant Aerodrome Reporting Officer/Works Safety Officer qualification attained through a RTO
  • Hold an Aeronautical Radio Operators Certificate
  • Either hold or willing to attain Certificate III Public Safety (Emergency and Firefighting) or Certificate III Mines Rescue Response or equivalent, Confined Space Rescue UOC in Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Experience in Major Hazard Facility Emergency Response
  • Current and ability to hold a Manual Drivers Licence
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and regulations related to aerodrome operations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills for reporting and collaborating with colleagues.
  • This role may require the ability to lift heavy equipment, work in confined spaces, and perform physical tasks related to maintenance and repair activities.
  • Experience in Emergency Services related roles advantageous, however not mandatory


About Our Process 


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].