Digger and Dozer Operator | Load and Haul | Jimblebar | 8:6 Roster

Date:  19-Jun-2022
Job Posting End Date:  20-Jun-2022;09:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
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About Us

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. 

BHP’s first fully autonomous haul truck fleet at Jimblebar was completed in 2017 resulting in reduced risk exposure to driving-related hazards, improved productivity and an opportunity for our workforce to gain new skills. In FY2021, Jimblebar achieved record production.

Jimblebar is an open-cut pit iron ore mine, the Jimblebar iron ore mine is a part of an 85:15 joint venture between BHP and Mitsui and ITOCHU. It is one of five mines and four processing hubs that make up Western Australia Iron Ore – an integrated system of joint ventures connecting 1,000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities. Jumble bar Load and Haul offer an 8:6 7:7 Roster which is FIFO from Perth, we are looking of motivated experienced operators to join the Jimblebar team !

Come and be a part of this success.


About the Role

We are seeking experienced autonomous machine operators committed to reducing workplace risk through active participation in behaviour based safety programs, hazard and event reporting procedures whilst contributing to a productive & healthy team culture.
Reporting to the Mining Supervisor, within the Mining Production Autonomy team your duties will include:

•    Operate Autonomous ancillary machines and excavators as per operational needs
•    Complete daily pre-starts on equipment and inspection of your work area
•    Maximise compliance with operational plan by ensuring all activities are performed and carried out in accordance with plan and work instructions
•    Monitor performance of equipment and compliance with mine operating procedures through inspections
•    Actively participate in maintaining appropriate standards of behaviour (Code of Business Conduct)


About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:


•    Experience in a production mining environment operating some of the following machinery or their equivalent: D10 Dozer, CAT 854 wheel dozer, CAT 992 and 994 loaders, Liebherr 9400 and 996 Excavators.
•    Experience with autonomous haulage systems is advantageous but not essential
•    Flexible, team-orientated approach with strong communications skills
•    Working knowledge of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations
•    Commitment to continuous improvement
•    HR class WA driver’s licence preferred but C class license essential 



You will be based at our ‘Jimblebar’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off roster. Jimblebar is an autonomous truck mine and is located 40kms North East of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at Warrawandu FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, golf driving nets, outdoor cinema, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court; beach volleyball court, games room, music room and TV lounge. All rooms at the village have access to 4G wireless internet and Skype, an ensuite bathroom, flat screen television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.


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, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.