Dragline Operator | BMA Blackwater | Lifestyle Roster

Date:  31-May-2023
Job Posting End Date:  12-Jun-2023;11:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


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.


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About the Role


BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is a world-class business, built on the strengths of BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi. BMA is part of the world's largest diversified resources company managing various mines and a port in Central Queensland. 

An opportunity is currently available at our Blackwater mine for a Dragline Operator to work on a Lifestyle Roster reporting to the Supervisor Draglines Dozer Push. Blackwater mine is an open cut coal mine, which has one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, health, the community and the environment
  • Working on a Lifestyle Roster
  • Working cooperatively within a team to achieve safe production targets

About You


  • The successful candidate will have: 
  • Minimum ‘C’ Class Driver’s licence
  • Experience operating Marion 8050, 8200 & Bucyrus 1370 with UDD capability 
  • Demonstrated experience operating D10, D11 Dozers
  • Experience handling dragline cables
  • Demonstrated experience operating a Cable Tractor 
  • Experience operating Graders is also preferred


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. 


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. 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.


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. 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.