Experienced Production Operators | Various Future Roles | BMA Caval Ridge

Date:  26 Mar 2024
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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.


About the Role 


BMA Caval Ridge Mine are currently seeking applications from passionate individuals that are interested in being considered for permanent roles within the business. These roles are forecast to begin throughout 2024, across several different departments within the mine.  We want to hear from you if you are looking to join our world-class operational teams either now or in the near future. We believe that people are the key to our continued success; having the right people working within our organisation at all levels will allow us to become the safest, most productive mine site we can be and sustain our operations well into the future. 


Roles will be Fly-in-Fly-Out from Brisbane or Cairns, or Bus-In-Bus-Out from Mackay. The roster will be a 7:7 rotating roster.


Why not you? Why not now? 
Roles Include:  

  • Haul Truck Operators -  CAT 793 | 797
  • Excavator/Shovel Operators  - Hitachi 5600 | CAT 6040, 6060
  • Grader Operators - CAT 16M | 24M
  • Dozer Operators  - CAT D10 | D11  
  • Multi skilled Operators - 2 or more from the above list

About You


  • 12 months + minimum experience in Coal Mining
  • Minimum ‘C’ Class Driver’s licence 
  • Strong communication skills and a track record of achieving results through influence 
  • Motivated, enthusiastic individual who shows initiative and can work with minimal supervision  
  • Flexible, team-orientated approach with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain effective under pressure 


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. 


Please note as part of this recruitment process the successful applicant will need to conduct a Queensland legislated coal mine workers’ health assessment.


From 1 April 2023, ResHealth will be mandatory for the completion of coal mine workers’ health assessments, allowing you to submit, monitor and review the progress of your health assessment in a secure online environment.

For more information please go to the ResHealth website.

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  

At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.

BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].



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