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Senior Mine Surveyor | Nickel West | Mt Keith | 5:2/4:3

Date:  07-Apr-2021
Job Posting End Date:  20-Apr-2021;11:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Kalgoorlie, Goldfields and Esperance

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 Nickel West


Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About the Role


  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • 5:2 / 4:3
  • Nickel West is positioned well to energise our future


Reporting to the Superintendent Technical Services the purpose of this roles is to provide support for the Mt Keith Operation. As part of the Technical Services department, you will demonstrate effective work planning, as built QA/QC data management and compliance to business processes/systems. We work in a safe and timely manner to facilitate production activities.


Safety is proudly at the forefront of everything we do, and you will be committed to working in line with our relevant codes of conduct, statutory obligations, BHP Charters and safety reporting.


BHP is a global organisation offering excellent career path opportunities. Nickel West are dedicated in assisting development of staff in their chosen career path and we offer competitive remuneration and benefits. 


As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

About You

This role would be well-suited if you have a 10 years of surveying experience with exposure to leadership role, and consider yourself to be a stickler for detail.  You should enjoy working with others, be able to communicate effectively and build positive working relationships with key stakeholders. This role will also present opportunities to use your initiative when problem solving, planning and working independently.


You’ll also bring an in depth working knowledge of surveying software and equipment (laser scanners & GPS).


Kindly note, you will need to hold a current C Class drivers licence.


The following attributes will greatly assist your success in role,

  • Tertiary level qualifications in Surveying or Spatial / Geomatics Science.
  • A current Authorised Mine Surveyors Grade 2 Certificate.
  • A Remote Pilots licence (RePL).
  • Exposure to RPAS technology.

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 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.

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