We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to start or continue their career in mining to Think Big with BHP. At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. Indigenous Peoples are critical partners and stakeholders in many of BHP operations both within Australia and around the world. Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities.
We are offering a number of exciting opportunities across our Western Australia Iron Ore business, for people looking for an opportunity to join our business with limited or no industry experience for our fly in fly out operations. BHP have designed site based program to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready employees, provided you with industry-leading training and mentoring by some of BHP's talented workforce. You will also experience first-rate working conditions with a focus on safety, quality and teamwork.
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Mining Production ‘New to Industry’ (Certificate II in Surface Extraction – optional) – As a participant in this program you will learn about the ‘Mining Load & Haul’ operations. You will be trained as a Haul Truck Operator with potential opportunities to upskill on ancillary equipment.
Mine Services ‘New to Industry’ (Certificate II in Surface Extraction – optional) – As a participant in this program you will learn about Mine Services/Ancillary operations.
Drill and Blast Traineeships – As a Trainee, you learn all about the Blasting operations and gain exposure in the ‘drilling department’ You’ll be trained on the shot as part of the blast crew with potential opportunities to be upskilled on other equipment in the blasting area.
Delineation Traineeships – responsible for maintaining delineation standards across our pit mining areas including active haul routes and mining areas. This will include managing stocks, regular inspections of the pit road standards and actively changing out replacement delineation posts. Construction of signage and cleaning of road delineation posts whilst meeting Mine Roads Procedures.
What can BHP Iron Ore offer you?
Applicants wishing to apply for these BHP FIFO opportunities must meet the following criteria:
These positions will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.
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)
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 this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).
We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In particular, BHP has a deep commitment to the traditional owners of the land upon which it operates. In Western Australia this includes, but is not limited to, the Njamal, Kariyarra, Palyku, Banjima, Nyiyaparli, Ngarla, Ngarlawangga, Yinhawangka, Thalanyji, , Tjiwarl, Tarlpa peoples, together with the traditional owners of Kalgoorlie. Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2021 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit here.
These are full time positions. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements that suit you – including varied roster arrangements, part-time or job share alternatives.
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