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Experienced Production Operators | Operations Services | East Coast

Date:  05-Mar-2021
Job Posting End Date:  02-Apr-2021;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin

Looking for the next step in your career? BHP Operations Services are currently seeking experienced Production Operators to join our East Coast team. Are you ready to Make Your Place!

About BHP Operations Services
Operations Services (OS) was established with the single goal of focusing on front line operators and maintainers. Completing work previously performed by service contractors, Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3000 employees. OS 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.

About the role
BHP Operations Services Production team in QLD currently operates across various locations within Central Queensland. 

We are recruiting for experienced operators who have over 12 months experience on a mine site.

We have opportunities across our existing Operations Services deployments listed below:


  • Blackwater Mine
  • Caval Ridge Mine
  • Daunia Mine
  • Goonyella Riverside Mine
  • Peak Downs Mine
  • Poitrel Mine
  • Saraji Mine
  • South Walker Creek Mine


You will have experience operating any of the below equipment but not limited to:

  • Shovel             4100XPC, CAT 7495
  • Excavator        6060, R9800, RH340, 5500, 5600
  • Haul Truck       930E, 830E, 789, 795, 793
  • Dozer              D10, D11
  • Grader             CAT 16H, CAT 24H, CAT24M
  • Loader             Hitachi 5600
  • Water Cart       CAT 777, 785C
  • Service Cart

About You

The OS team are looking for individuals who are: 

  • Highly safety focused 
  • Confident in operating experience  
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic  
  • Keen to learn and a willingness for self-improvement 
  • Able to work to deadlines and remain effective under pressure 
  • Effective listeners and have well developed interpersonal skills 
  • Competent in their reading and writing skills 

This is your opportunity to join a team with genuine career and learning opportunities, in a secure permanent position. We want to hear from you so apply now and become part of the Operation Services family.


Please note: To avoid any duplicate of applications, once you have applied to a role within OS it will cover you for all open production positions that your skillset matches so there is no requirement to apply for all OS roles.

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, and other extended leave entitlements. To learn more about Operations Services click on the link: https://www.bhp.com/our-approach/work-with-us/operations-services .


Important: The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures. These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 

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