Underground Loader Operator | Nickel West | Leinster | FIFO 7/7

Date:  23-Jun-2022
Job Posting End Date:  06-Jun-2022;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 the Role

As a key member of the Production Team, the Underground Loader Operator is responsible for the movement of all broken material in accordance with forecasted bogging rates. You will be required to operate the loader so as to minimise damage to the machine, tyres and bucket while maintaining level roadways to maximise safety and haulage rates. You will be required to bog out both development and production workplaces as instructed.

About you

  • An experience Underground Loader Operator, with knowledge of the 1700 and 2900 Elphinstone loaders, is highly desirable.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of underground loaders.
  • Understanding of underground mining operations.
  • Confidence in communicating clearly and effectively on a two-way radio.
  • Self-motivated with a strong commitment to working in a team and be multi-skilled.
  • Ability to obtain a Site Blasting Certificate; and
  • A valid Australian Manual Drivers' License.'
  • Position is offered on a FIFO 7/7 roster.  

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. 

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. 

Apply today to find out more about the opportunities on offer.