Specialist Operations Island Copper

Date:  20 Mar 2024
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Job State/Province:  British Columbia
Job Location/Region:  Island Copper


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 the Role


This role will support the Superintendent in the management of the Island Copper Legacy Assets sites on Vancouver Island near Port Hardy. The successful candidate provides support through coordination across line and functional teams. The position is based in Port Hardy, British Columbia. 


In this role you will:

•    Participate in the planning, control, execution, monitoring and improvement of site operations including, but not limited to: water treatment plants, water conveyance infrastructure, tailings storage facilities, tailings OMS management, legacy mine infrastructure, compliance reporting, environmental monitoring/reporting, utilization of Equis reporting system, Management of Change (MOC) and SCADA management
•    Participate in team reporting, planning and risk management activities.
•    Compliance with all local legislation and regulations, BHP Group Level Documents and local asset procedures including health, safety, environment and community (HSEC).
•    Ensure to follow and have actions that support compliance with HSEC (Health, Safety, Environment & Community) principles and the Legacy Assets HSE framework.  Ensure that all work is executed safely and according to design with the goal of zero harm to personnel and the environment. 
•    Contribute to the risk management processes for the Island Copper team through engagement with site staff, technical expertise and functional support.
•    Contribute to improvement initiatives and apply BOS (BHP Operating System) principles in everyday work. Will include maintenance of BOS work such as Managing Operational Performance (MOP) Dashboard and Managing Improvement Projects (MIP) Dashboard.
•    Support the execution and maintenance of Island Copper’s work management efforts and Asset Integrity work.


About You


•    Experience in mining, environmental, projects or care and maintenance activities.  
•    Solid understanding of water treatment and closed site management practices.  
•    Understanding of mine tailings operation, maintenance and surveillance practices. 
•    Operating field experience including creation of Job Risk Assessments, reading and reviewing procedures.
•    Solid interpersonal skills including an ability to interact and communicate professionally and respectfully with site staff, functional
support teams, and regulatory agency representatives.


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. 

 If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  

At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.

BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].