Drill Operator | Operations Services |Nickel West | 7/7 DN

Date:  21-May-2023
Job Posting End Date:  21-Jul-2023;10:29:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
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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 Operations Services


Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3800 employees. Operations Services is committed to increase employment opportunities for Australian regional communities by delivering stability and sustainability that is good for our people and good for the communities.

Operations Services employees work in an environment where safety is central to role and support is always at hand. You will work as part of a smaller team so you can expect to build good connections with your supervisors and peers. Operations Services has a high performing culture and encourages continuous improvement and development.



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About the Role: 


BHP Operations Services Production team currently operates across various locations within Australia.

Operations Services Production is currently recruiting for multi-skilled Operators to work with our team at Nickel West, Camelot Deployment. Reporting to the Production Supervisor, working in a fast paced open cut environment, this role allows the ability to apply your knowledge and be a part of a small team across numerous areas such as production and drill & blast.


Your key deliverables include:


  • Demonstrated experience on Epiroc D65 Drill; 
  • Production, batter and pre-split drilling;
  • Knowledge of high precision GPS for drilling;
  • Ability to assist in blasting and production tasks;
  • Ability to operate various mobile equipment to support the production team.


And has demonstrated experience in one or more of the below or like machines;


  • Excavator – Komatsu 2000
  • Dozer - CAT D10T
  • Loader – WA 900
  • Loader – CAT 962
  • Grader – CAT 16M
  • Haul Truck/Water truck – Cat 785



About you:


As the successful candidate you will possess the following:


  • WA shotfirer ticket or interstate equivalent desirable but not required;
  • Confident in operating any of the equipment listed;  
  • A safe operator who is both dedicated and enthusiastic about your job;
  • A strong desire to learn and to develop a range of new skills and equipment;
  • Able to work to deadlines and remain effective under pressure;
  • A teamwork mentality to achieve results;
  • Effective listener with well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Competent and possess comprehensive reading and writing skills
  • Quarry, small mine or civil operators are encouraged to apply.


What's on offer:


  • A great 'Lifestyle' roster 7/7 (7 days on, 7 days off and 7 nights on, 7 days off)
  • Permanent employment with BHP Operations Services with all the benefits of full-time work;
  • Competitive remuneration and according to current market;
  • Annual Bonus;
  • Continuous focus on developing and upskilling our people with the possibility  to diversified your equipment experience;
  • Smaller teams focused on diversity, culture, safety, processes and performance;
  • Transportation to site – Flights are provided from Perth to Leinster;
  • Camp located in Leinster.



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


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.