Crushing Services Operator | Nickel West | Cliffs | FIFO 2/1

Date:  13-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  30-May-2022;11:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Kalgoorlie, Goldfields and Esperance

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


We are looking for experienced Crushing Services Operators, to join our Crushing and Ore sorting team at Cliffs located near Mt Keith. This position reports to the Supervisor of Crushing and Ore Sorting. You will demonstrate the following:


  • Mobile Crusher Operator experience in an open cut mining environment
  • Perform the safe and productive operation of SME equipment. i.e., excavators, loaders, haul trucks.
  • Operate several pieces of mobile crushing and ore sorting equipment to OEM standards.
  • Assist basic maintenance and general operation of equipment. Including but limited to; inspections, servicing, adjustment, troubleshooting.
  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment, and sustainable development.
  • Contributing to our safety and continuous improvement culture.
  • High level of safety focus – on keeping themselves safe and working safely in a team.
  • Nickel West value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment
  • Join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future

About You


  • Minimum Australian ‘C’ class Driver's Licence essential.
  • Desirable to have experience in the use of 980 Loader and 349 Excavator and/or open cut mining experience.
  • HR Driver’s Licence desirable.
  • Fitter/Boilermaker trade advantageous but not required.
  • Work effectively with other team members.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


This role offers a great opportunity to maintain a work life balance with FIFO ex Perth, 7D7N7X roster (including nightshift).

About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and who can meet the responsibilities 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 (booster required) against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this 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. 

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 a 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 we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. BHP support healthy work / life balance with benefits including flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and other extended leave entitlements.


Apply today to find out more about the opportunities on offer.