Mining - Operations (Mining, Resources & Energy)
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
One of Australia's largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well-equipped housing, education, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.
To find out more about working underground and to meet some of our team at Olympic Dam here (link removed)
This position is offered on a FIFO/DIDO/Residential 7/7 roster at Olympic Dam.
The Mine Services team have multiple positions available for experienced Miner General Services to join the team. The purpose of this position is to contribute to the day-to-day operations of the Mine Services department, delivering compressed air and water throughout the mine, installation of dewatering equipment, installation and building of ventilation controls and barricades.
Duties of the role include:
Installation, removal and repair of air, water and dewatering lines.
Installation and removal of transportable pumps.
Installation and removal of ventilation controls and vent and backfill barricades
Hanging and reclaiming secondary ventilation fans and ducting.
Stope preparation and recovery.
Other tasks as required by the Mine Services department.
Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm's way.
Be focused on working collaboratively within your team to achieve results.
Able to follow instructions, relevant processes and procedures within your department.
Be a team player who is self-motivated.
Willing to learn and contribute to promoting a supportive and positive team culture.
Proven ability to solve problems.
Minimum experience of 1 year working in Mine Services within an Underground Hard Rock mining environment.
Current valid working at heights competency (valid within 5 years of obtaining).
Integrated Tool Carrier ticket.
A valid Driver's Licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle.
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.
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP's Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.
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.
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