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Train Drivers | Western Australia | FIFO & Residential

Date:  30-Apr-2021
Job Posting End Date:  14-May-2021;09:59:59GMT
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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 the future.

About the Role


This is an ideal opportunity for enthusiastic and proactive and diverse Train Drivers to join our Rail Operations Team. These roles are either 2 week on 2 week off fly-in fly-out from Perth or residential based in Port Hedland or Newman on a 6 on 6 off roster. Flexible work and job share opportunities will also be considered. 


As an experienced Yard Driver you will play a key role by:


  • Operating locomotives and providing operational support in our Finucane Island and Nelson Point yards 
  • Performing yard and shunting duties in accordance with our train schedules, relevant standards and work instructions


As an experienced Mainline Driver you will play a key role by:


  • Operating trains on BHP’s mainline rail network safely delivering iron ore to our Finucane Island and Nelson Point port facilities
  • Operating shuttle trains to BHP satellite mines progressing to mainline running


About You


As the successful candidate, you will live in Western Australia or be willing to relocate to Western Australia. You will possess the following:


  • Being a committed team player and working in partnership with our other Rail departments to ensure Rail Operations is safely aligned to our wider business
  • An unrelenting commitment to the BHP Charter Values and code of conduct, our overriding principles on how we treat each other 
  • Alignment with the BHP pledge to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development
  • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for the highest standards of work
  • Experience in the operation of Locomotive hauled trains preferred but not essential 
  • Knowledge of principles and concepts related to train handling 
  • Certificate IV in Train Driving or equivalent is essential 
  • Ability to work a 24/7 rotating roster 


As a Train Driver at BHP, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your leaders and encouraged to pursue your career development goals. 


In addition, other benefits include generous allowances, an attractive share save scheme, annual salary reviews and a short term incentive bonus. 



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.

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