Multi-skilled Operator | BHP Operations Services | Olympic Dam Deployment | 7 days, 7 nights, 7 off

Date:  22-Dec-2021
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Job State/Province:  South Australia
Job Location/Region:  Roxby Downs

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. 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.

Operation Services (OS) employees work in an environment where safety is central to the 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. OS has a high performing culture and encourages continuous improvement and development.


About The Role


We are currently recruiting experienced and safety focused Multi-Skilled Production Operators at Olympic Dam Deployment  to support the quarry operation, delivery of CAF and management of surface stockpiles. Roster will be 14/7 (7 days, 7 Nights, 7 off) with a Wednesday start date. Located 550 km NNW of Adelaide, Olympic Dam has the world’s fourth largest copper deposit and the largest known single deposit of uranium. 

 Part of the requirement for the OS Production team is to have operated a minimum of two pieces of equipment from the list below: 


  • Excavators – Liebherr R9350
  • Haul Trucks - CAT 785D
  • Road Train – Scania R620 Belly Dumper
  • Dozer – D10
  • Grader – CAT 16M, 14M
  • Loader – CAT 992, 993
  • Water Truck – CAT 773T


The smaller team structure in Operations Services allow us to create authentic connection between crews and supervisors with a passion to deliver high quality work and a genuine focus on safety.


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 Operations Services family. Regional South Australian based candidates strongly encouraged to apply.


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.


BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) 



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.