Mine Utility

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.

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.

  • 7/7 roster – Great location and only a 1 hour flight
  • A fantastic opportunity to join the Underground Mining Team
  • Nickel West is positioned well to energise our future

Working 8 days on-6 days off, 7 nights on-7 nights off roster as part of the Underground Mining Team your main duties include Explosive Magazine Keeper, explosives delivery, stores delivery to underground deliver points, laundry duties and other miscellaneous tasks as required. You will also be responsible for making sure that all ancillary equipment is operating and cleaned to the highest standard.

You must be a confident driver as you will be required to drive a bus between the camp village and mine site, as well as operate other machinery as instructed.

  • Previous experience in handling and transporting explosives (desirable);
  • Previous underground experience preferred;
  • Current Western Australian HR Drivers Licence or equivalent Australian bus license with "F" class endorsement is a prerequisite to be considered;
  • General labouring or trades assistant history in a commercial industry or the mining sector;
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • Excellent time management skill and ability to make prioritised decisions; and
  • Good communication skills – confident talking on two way radios.

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check. **Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate. The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course. As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Leinster.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.

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.**