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Production Operator | BHP Operations Services | Blackwater Deployment | 7on7off Roster

Date:  17-Oct-2021
Job Posting End Date:  29-Oct-2021;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin



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.


Operations Services (OS) was established with the single goal of focusing on front line operators and maintainers. Completing work previously performed by service contractors, Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3700 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. 



About the Role:


BHP Operations Services Production team currently operates across various locations within Australia. We are recruiting for an experienced Shovel operator for our Blackwater deployment who has over 12 months experience in the mining industry who can operate the following equipment:

  • Rope Shovel 4100XPC
  • CAT 7495
  • CAT 6060
  • CAT D10 & D11
  • KOMATSU 930E
  • CAT 785C
  • CAT 24H & 24M


You can also expect:

  • Permanent employment with BHP with all the benefits of full-time work;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Annual Bonus;
  • Continuous focus on developing you to be the best you can be;
  • Transportation to site is provided from the main regional cities and will be discussed during the recruitment process.


About you:


  • As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • A high commitment to safety, quality and attention to detail and procedure;
  • A strong desire to learn and a high level of enthusiasm to develop a range of new skills;
  • Effective listening and well developed interpersonal skills;
  • Comprehensive reading and writing skills;
  • A teamwork mentality to achieve result



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.



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