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
• Permanent opportunity
• 2 weeks on / 1 week off & Flex rosters available, FIFO from Perth.
The Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore.
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 unique BHP employee share program.
We are currently seeking experienced Shotfirers to join our Drill & Blast team. As an appointed Shotfirer, you will safely execute the use of explosives in accordance with procedural and site requirements. You will also provide guidance and coaching to the D&B team. Our Production Technicians are exposed to all facets of drill & blast activities with a large variety of physical tasks.
To be successful for this role, you will be a meticulous operator and committed team player with a strong emphasis on safety and a mindset that promotes a culture of zero harm.
As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
• C Class Drivers Licence is required, however a Heavy Rigid (HR) licence will be considered highly advantageous
• WA Dangerous Goods Security Card
• WA Shotfiring Licence (Shotfirer’s)
• Experience in large scale open pit equipment operation
• Have a working knowledge of Mine Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations
• Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement
• Experience with electronic firing systems experience preferred
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.