Operator Maintainer - Traineeship | BMA Daunia Mine Site | Central Qld

  • Job Reference: 00003038-1
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • 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
To support growth and development within the industry, BMA is offering a number of Traineeships at our Daunia Mine Processing Plant. This program provides motivated and passionate electrical or mechanical tradespeople outside of the mining industry or processing environment the opportunity to commence their career within the mining industry while learning new skills and experiencing life on site. Individuals will be equipped with the resources and support needed to establish a dynamic and fulfilling career within Mining.

The Daunia Processing Plant operates an operator maintainer model comprising of mechanical and electrical tradespersons who are trained and qualified to operate the processing plant.
In undertaking this two year traineeship you can expect hands on industry-lead training and mentoring by BMA's talented workforce, first-rate working conditions, upskilling of your trade qualification to work in mining and a nationally recognised qualification in Resource Processing on successful completion.


This 7 Days ON : 7 OFF : 7 Nights ON : 7 OFF role is located at Daunia Mine, 60km west of Moranbah supporting FIFO with flights included out of Brisbane or Cairns or DIDO from local areas.

Nationally accredited certificates on offer include:

Fixed Plant Processing Operator Maintainer

Obtains Cert III in Resource Processing
Prerequisite an Electrical or Mechanical trade cert
Fixed Plant Processing Operator Maintainer

Obtains Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade - Fitting/Turning
Prerequisite a Cert II in Resource Processing

What can BHP offer you?

Hands on training with an Industry Leader
Nationally accredited certificate
Skills & experience to gain a career in the Resources Industry
Working as part of a collaborative & supportive environment
Competitive remuneration package and employee benefits
First-rate working conditions and development opportunities

About You
We are eager to connect with enthusiastic, motivated, and adaptable individuals wanting to learn new skills and embark on a career within the mining industry, this is an opportunity to be part of something big!


To be successful in our Traineeship you will have:

An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility, and sustainable development.
A strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with processing.
Motivation to achieve individual and team goals and objectives with a willingness to actively contribute to attain results.
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team alongside a range of diverse individuals.
Electrical or Mechanical Trade qualification preferred, new to industry are encouraged to apply and we will upskill your trade qualifications on the job to be able to perform work within the processing plant and mining environment.

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.



To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP's Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.



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. #LI