Dragline Operator | BMA Blackwater | Lifestyle Roster

  • Job Reference: 00016118-1
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2023
  • Recruiter: BHP
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Gladstone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

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


BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is a world-class business, built on the strengths of BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi. BMA is part of the world's largest diversified resources company managing various mines and a port in Central Queensland.

An opportunity is currently available at our Blackwater mine for a Dragline Operator to work on a Lifestyle Roster reporting to the Supervisor Draglines Dozer Push. Blackwater mine is an open cut coal mine, which has one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, health, the community and the environment
  • Working on a Lifestyle Roster
  • Working cooperatively within a team to achieve safe production targets



On 18th October 2023, BHP announced that BHP and Mitsubishi Development have agreed to divest the Blackwater and Daunia mines to Whitehaven Coal. Whitehaven will assume operating control of the Daunia and Blackwater mines on completion of the sale, which is expected to occur in Q4 FY24. Whitehaven will provide an offer of employment to each employee directly supporting the Blackwater and Daunia mines.




About You

The successful candidate will have:


  • Minimum ‘C' Class Driver's licence
  • Experience operating Marion 8050, 8200 & Bucyrus 1370 with UDD capability
  • Demonstrated experience operating D10, D11 Dozers
  • Experience handling dragline cables
  • Demonstrated experience operating a Cable Tractor
  • Experience operating Graders is also preferred




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.

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that's more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at inclusion@bhp.com.