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Indigenous Only Trainee Controller Roles | IROC | Perth | 12 months Fixed Term Contract

Date:  14-Sep-2021
Job Posting End Date:  28-Sep-2021;11:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Perth

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.

At BHP, we are committed to creating long-term, sustainable opportunities for Indigenous individuals and families within our areas of operation. 

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

About IROC 

Perth City Square is home to BHP Iron Ore’s state-of-the-art Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC).  Our Control Centre operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using advanced, real-time technology to enable visibility and control, across the entire Iron Ore supply chain.  

As a technology enabled centre of excellence, IROC employees work collaboratively with site on a shift-to-shift basis to make faster decisions improving safety and optimising value across the supply chain. 

Within IROC, you will work with passionate, innovative and results driven individuals who bring the best of themselves to what they do. Coming from diverse backgrounds, they embrace new ways of working and benefit from comprehensive training to prepare them for their roles. 


As a Trainee Controller we encourage hands on experience within our IROC Control Team.  This allows you to take ownership for the safety of our people in the field, achieving production targets, by enabling the effective operation of day to day job specific requirements. 

These opportunities do not require you to have previous experience as full training will be provided to successful candidates. 

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join the IROC Control team within BHP with the ability to work in a high-pressure fast-moving environment. You will be learning from experienced professionals firsthand, helping you to jump start your career within BHP. As a trainee you will be required to manage stress and work methodically to achieve the desired results.  Someone who is willing to follow direction, rules and procedures whilst showing initiative and searching for continuous improvement within the Control team. 

Generous packages including base salary, allowances and superannuation. 

Lifestyle Roster

This position will work on our Lifestyle Roster, working a pattern of days and nights, with a block of days off at the end of each swing.  

Employees on this roster enjoy working 14 shifts over a 28 day period.  They work a combination of days and nights which include being off 2 out of 4 weekends.

About You

To be successful in this role, it is critical that you possess:

•    Strong work ethic
•    Motivation to learn and develop new skills
•    Great communication skills both verbal and written.  
•    The ability to foster a teamwork atmosphere
•    Strong computer skills and knowledge

These positions will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

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 this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).   

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including a substantial parental leave policy, which now includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

If you would like to be part of a diverse team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and stretch your capabilities in one of the world's most exciting industries, we invite you to apply.  All applicants are required to complete an online psychometric assessment as part of the recruitment process. No late applications will be accepted.

Reference: 42322

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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