South Flank 2018 Indigenous Only Traineeship | BHP

BHP Regional WA

Location:Regional WA
Job Type:Full Time
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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.Join our new South Flank expansionCome join our South Flank expansion and be part of one of largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world!The first smart mega-mine to open in Australia, with the latest advances in mine technology. Your work at South Flank will set new standards for the future of the resources industry.​At South Flank we are focused on embracing inclusion and diversity, to encourage indigenous participation and gender balance.

About the OpportunityWe are offering a number of exciting fly-in-fly-out Traineeships across South Flank’s Mining Production Team.

  • Load & Haul (Cert II Surface Extraction)

Explore your interest in operating Heavy Mobile Machinery and play a pivotal role in the creation of a world class mine.

  • **Blasting

(Cert II Surface Extraction)**

Love the outdoors? Work in the heart of a mine site whilst learning how to safely blast Iron Ore Deposits. No experience required.

  • **MPU

(Mobile Production Unit) (Cert II Surface Extraction)**

Already have a HR license and are looking for a new challenge? A MPU is a heavy rigid vehicle used to mix and deliver blast product on the surface of our Mine sites. For this traineeship a HR Licence is desirable but not essential.If you are an enthusiastic person, who is motivated to learn and wanting to embark on a new career with in the mining industry, this is a rare opportunity to be part of something big!

We are looking for adaptable, positive, individuals who are open to exploring the world of mining whilst learning something new every day. Effective communication skills both written and verbal are desirable and a strong commitment to your own well-being and the well-being of others is essential. FIFO experience is not mandatory however a positive attitude is. In addition the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team alongside a range of diverse individuals is crucial to succeed in this role.

In order to be successful in securing a Traineeship at South Flank you will identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have Residence in Perth, Western Australia and a current and valid WA C Class Manual Drivers Licence.

**What we offer youWorking at South Flank you will experience an environment where health and well-being are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and production. People are empowered, collaboration enabled and teams feel connected to operational achievements. Our Traineeships will be offered on a 2/1 roster, which includes one week days, one week nights and one week off. On successful completion of your Traineeship, you will receive a Certificate II in Surface Extraction. As part of the recruitment process, Engagement Centres will be held in Perth mid-November 2018 with commencement on site in Early 2019At BHP Billiton, 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 is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including a substantial parental leave policy, which now includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

To submit your application click on the 'Apply' button below before 5:00pm Friday 19th October 2018. All applicants are required to complete an online assessment as part of the application process.**