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.
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About the Role
We are seeking motivated and passionate 1st year applications for our 2023 Apprenticeship Program across BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA). We are offering a number of residential positions available in Moranbah, Dysart, Blackwater and Hay Point commencing in January 2023.
In undertaking this 4 year Apprenticeship you can expect hands on industry-lead training and mentoring by BHP’s talented workforce, first-rate working conditions, and a globally recognised qualification in your chosen trade on successful completion.
Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, BHP is focused on high performance, safety, team work, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance.
Nationally Accredited trades Certificates being offered may include:
Automotive Electrical (Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology)
Electrical (Certificate III in Electro Technology Electrician)
Diesel Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology)
Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade)
Boilermaking (Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade – Boiler Making/Welding)
Refrigeration Mechanic (Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration)
What we can offer you?
Hands on training with an Industry Leader
Nationally accredited trade certificate in your chosen field
Skills & experience to gain a career in any trade industry
Working as part of a collaborative & supportive environment
Competitive remuneration package and employee benefits
First-rate working conditions and development opportunities
Live & work locally
These opportunities are available for enthusiastic and motivated individuals wanting to obtain a trade and embark on a career within the mining sector!
We are eager to engage with people who have a genuine interest their chosen trade and come from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are looking for adaptable, positive people that are open to exploring the world of mining whilst learning something they have a demonstrated passion for.
As these roles are residential, apprentices will be required to live within in a safe distance from our Mine sites aligned with our Fatigue Management policies. Please note accommodation and travel is not provided for these positions.
The ideal candidate we are seeking will:
Demonstrated interest in their chosen trade through work experience and / or hobbies and interests.
An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility, and sustainable development.
A strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with your chosen trade.
Motivation to achieve individual and team goal and objectives with a willingness to actively contribute to attain results.
Prerequisites for 2022 Year 12 Leavers:
Mechanical trades is a minimum Year 12 pass in Mathematics & English
Electrical trades is a minimum Year 12 pass in General Mathematics / Maths Standard 1, English, and Physics is desirable.
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
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 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).
We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In Queensland, BHP has a deep commitment to the traditional owners of the land upon which it operates. We strongly encourage applications from Barada Barna and Wiri/Widi, Gaangalu and Yuwibara peoples together with other traditional owners. 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.
Applications close Sunday 24th July 2022. Please note late application will not be accepted.