Coordinator Diamond Drill | Olympic Dam | 8:6

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Job Posting End Date:  03-Dec-2021;08:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  South Australia
Job Location/Region:  Roxby Downs

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.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well-equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping, and cultural facilities.

About the Role

Reporting to the Superintendent Diamond Drilling, the Coordinator is responsible for the leadership and coordination of all activities for the Diamond Drilling Contractors. This role acts as a key interface with our service companies and ensuring the schedule is effective and optimal for the operation to succeed. 

The role will be based in Olympic Dam and offered on an 8/6 FIFO (ex-Adelaide) or residential at Roxby Downs. 

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing, and coaching your team.
  • Provide visible leadership, coaching and mentoring to the Diamond Drilling Team through Time in Field activities.
  • Oversee compliance with operating standards, procedures, work instructions and defined processes to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Be the key contact for the Diamond Drilling contracting companies.
  • Be involved heavily in the development of the schedule, in consultation with Operational functions.
  • Provide problem resolution and removal of barriers to support the success of our third-party providers.
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities.
  • Build cross-functional relationships with the Operational sub-functions to support the delivery of production.
  • Monitor real time production status and allocates resources to execute the daily plan through the use of process control systems.

About You

Following experience & skills will put you to success in this role:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in safety leadership
  • Exposure to and experience in the underground mining industry is essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role is expected with supervisory experience of sizeable teams advantageous
  • Confident communicator who can effectively engage internal and external stakeholders, influence, and drive decision makers to ensure deadlines are met
  • Scheduling experience is required
  • Contractor Management exposure is advantageous
  • Exposure working with relevant underground equipment is preferred
  • Exposure to Deswik and CAD software
  • A degree or tertiary qualification in engineering is advantageous, though not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive and collaborative relationships at all levels and cross departments

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.

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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.