Goonyella | Dragline Operators Talent Pool | Lifestyle Roster

  • Job Reference: 00016179-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2023
  • Recruiter: BHP
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  • Location: Mackay
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

BHP Goonyella Mine is seeking experienced and motivated Dragline Operators to join our crews!


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.

Opportunities are currently available at our Goonyella mine for Dragline Operators to work on a Lifestyle Roster reporting to the Supervisor Draglines.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Demonstrated commitment to safety, health, the community and the environment

Lifestyle Roster Working cooperatively within a team to achieve safe production targets

Contributes to the operation of mobile machinery and other plant in an open cut environment

Apply technical expertise to solve problems and deliver for the customer.



The successful candidate will have:

A least 2-3 years experiance as a dragline operator
Minimum ‘C' Class Driver's licence
Experience operating Marion 8050 & Bucyrus 1370
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.


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 a 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.