Indigenous Opportunities | Production Processing Traineeship | Blackwater Mine

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Location:Australia

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

This traineeship is designed to develop a cultured, engaged, and work ready trainee, providing you with industry-leading training including mentoring by some of BMA's talented workforce, and experience first-rate working conditions with a focus on safety, quality and teamwork.

The Nationally accredited certificate on offer includes:

Production Processing Trainee – Certificate II in Resource Processing

About You

This 24 month fixed term opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual wanting to learn new skills and embark on a career within the mining industry; this is an opportunity to be part of something big.

We are eager to engage with people who have a genuine interest in starting a career within Production Processing, and come from a range of diverse backgrounds. We are looking for an adaptable, positive, individual who is open to exploring the world of mining whilst learning something new every day.

Our successful applicants will possess:

  • A minimum of Sound Achievement in Year 10 Mathematics and English (or equivalent)
  • The ability to maintain high standards of safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance with specific tasks and procedures
  • Proven attendance record
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Motivation to learn and develop new skills
  • The ability to foster a teamwork atmosphere within the work group
  • A strong commitment to ensuring a safe and health workplace
  • The following criteria must be met to be considered for these opportunities:
  • Hold a valid Provisional or Open “C” class driver’s license (manual preferred)
  • Be between 17 and 20 years of age, under 21 years of age at the commencement of these Traineeships (early 2021)
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
  • Must have your own accommodation in Blackwater or nearby townships for the duration of the Traineeships
  • Strong commitment to your own wellbeing and wellbeing of others

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility and is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from a wider sector of the community, including women and indigenous cultures are encouraged to apply.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility and is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from a wider sector of the community, including women and indigenous cultures are encouraged to apply.


BHP acknowledge that our BMA Operations are on the traditional lands of the Barada Barna, Widi, Yuwibara, and Gaangalu People. We recognise the traditional rights of these people to maintain their cultures, identities, traditions, and customs on country. Therefore, BHP strongly encourages all Barada Barna, Widi, Yuwibara, and Gaangalu job seekers to apply.

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 these positions is intended to constitute an equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD).

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 - 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit our website.

These are fixed term positions. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements that suit you - including varied roster arrangements, part-time or job share alternatives.