Diesel Fitter (Excavators & Drills) - Goonyella

Date:  30 Nov 2023
Job Posting End Date:  07-Jul-2023;09:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin

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 BHP Operations Services

BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.


We have an exciting new opportunity for experienced Excavator & Drill Fitters at Goonyella Riverside Mine, where we have the largest 800T Excavator Fleet in the World & the largest Komatsu Autonomous Fleet in the World.  Be at the forefront of Liebherr R9800 Powertrain design research and development.  In addition, if that is not enough you get to work with a supportive team and highly experienced awesome leaders.


Take a look at our impressive Field Hydraulics Fleet!

  • 6 x Liebherr R9800 Excavators (1 x Prototype CAC Liebherr Engine)
  • 3 x Hitachi EX5600-7 Excavators
  • 3 x Caterpillar 6040 Excavators
  • 5 x Sandvik 412i Drills
  • 1 x Sandvik D25KS Drill


The smaller team structure in BHP Operations Services allow us to create authentic connection between crews and supervisors with a passion to delivery high quality work and a genuine focus on safety. 


What is on offer?

  • Permanent employment with BHP with all the benefits of full-time work
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous share match scheme
  • Funded flights from Cairns and Townsville to Moranbah
  • Funded flights from Brisbane to Moranbah, Emerald & Rockhampton
  • Fully funded flights from Cairns or Townsville to Mackay
  • The option to take over current 482 sponsorship visas


About You

We are building a team who represent:

  • A high commitment to safety, quality and attention to detail and procedure
  • The ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • A strong desire to learn and a high level of enthusiasm to develop a range of new skills
  • Effective listening and well developed interpersonal skills 
  • A teamwork mentality to achieve result


This is your opportunity to join a team with genuine career and learning opportunities, in a secure permanent position.  Make your next step secure and take your career to the next level.  Apply today and be part of the BHP family. Regionally based candidates encouraged to apply.


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.


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.