Slag Dump Technician | Nickel West | Kalgoorlie | Residential 5/2/4/3

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About the Role

We are currently seeking a Slag Dump Technician to join our team at Kalgoorlie. The successful individual will be responsible for managing the slag dump including but not limited to operating Loaders, Graders and Dozers.

  • Residential role with a close-knit community atmosphere
  • Family friendly 5/2/4/3 dayshift only roster
  • Fantastic salary package and a range of company benefits
  • Contributing to our safety and continuous improvement culture
  • Work effectively with other team members
  • Join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future

About Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Minimum C class manual Driver’s Licence
  • Current or previous experience working as an operator in a dump environment
  • Competent with D9, D10 Dozers and 16H Graders
  • Competency with the following highly regarded: Loaders, Excavators
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of safety processes
  • Previous molten material handling experience would be highly regarded
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Nickel West Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie is the largest inland city in Western Australia and due to its central location is positioned at the heart of the Goldfields as a vibrant mining town and a major gateway to the Eastern States. Although fairly isolated, the City of Kalgoorlie/Boulder offers modern shopping facilities, a huge variety of sports, and schooling for all ages up to high school. There are contemporary housing options for all budgets, sporting clubs and leisure complexes of all descriptions.

The Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter receives nickel concentrate from our mining operations in Leinster and Mt Keith as well as from our Third Party Feed concentrator in Kambalda. Nickel West Kalgoorlie incorporates a flash furnace smelter, converters and an acid plant, which has the capacity to produce up to 110,000 tonnes per annum of nickel matte

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 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.