Mechanical Fitting Traineeships And Apprenticeships | FutureFit Academy | Mackay

Date:  25-May-2023
Job Posting End Date:  15-Nov-2023;08:59:59GMT
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BHP is currently offering Maintenance Apprenticeships and Traineeships at our BHP FutureFit Academy - Mackay, a purpose-built center designed to fast track your learning journey. We are offering Traineeships and Apprenticeships in Fixed Plant Maintenance. These roles are due to commence in September/October. Upon graduation from this program, you will be eligible to then continue your employment with BHP and move into a Maintenance role on site.

About the opportunity

Our Apprenticeships and Traineeships will provide you with exciting opportunities including:

  • Learning about the equipment that processes the mined material and produces the end product. Some examples of fixed plant equipment you would encounter are Conveyors, Crushers, Apron Feeders and Rock Breakers.
  • Performing a variety of tasks such as; inspections, basic maintenance on equipment and assist Tradespeople with rebuilds and repairs.
  • Participating in a mixture of classroom and theory learning, as well as practical workshop training. You will learn to interpret mechanical drawings, the basics of hydraulics and about the variety of tools we use to maintain these machines.
  • Training which is undertaken at our training academy in Mackay. While training you will be working a roster of 7 Days / 7 Off / 7 Nights / 7 Off, day shift hours are 6am to 4:30pm and night shift hours are 1:30pm to 12:00am. 


About you

We are seeking applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. As this program contains fast-tracked learning, you will need to commit to attendance, be adaptable to your working roster and live local to the FutureFit Academy.

To be eligible for this role, you will be required to:

  • Relocate to Mackay if necessary. Transport or accommodation is not provided by BHP for these positions. You will also be required to live within a maximum of 1 hours driving distance to the Academy.
  • Be highly commitment to safety.
  • Have an interest in problem solving and working on the tools.
  • Be motivation to learn new skills and knowledge, whilst enjoying a mixture of classroom and hands-on learning.
  • Have prior experience working on machinery/vehicles as a job or personal hobby (highly regarded, but not mandatory).
  • Complete a range of background checks to determine suitability including police / criminal history checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.\


Key Benefits

As a permanent employee with BHP you will receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including access to:

  • Career development / training opportunities i.e. Mastery Program
  • Community and wellness programs
  • Discounted Leisure & Entertainment Memberships
  • SharePlus Program

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 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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.


Apply Now

To apply, please click on the Apply button. If you would like to to find out more about our BHP FutureFit Academy, please visit our website here.