Job Description

; BHP Production Technicians - Digger and Loader Operators

About BHP:

BHP is establishing Operations Services – a new team of employees who will provide production and maintenance services that have previously been performed by external contractors.

We are investing in our team to take your skills and career to places you never thought possible. This is an exciting time for BHP. Are you ready to make your place?

 About the Role: 

We are currently seeking highly skilled and experienced Shovel and Loader Operators for our Production Department to be based at our Yandi mine as part of BHP’s new Operations Services model. 

Essential requirements of the role include: 

Experienced and skilled in the safe operations of, hydraulic excavators (Liebherr 994 & Hitachi 2500 experience preferred) and or wheel loaders (Komatsu WL1200 experience preferred); 

The strong commitment to maintain high standards of safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance within mine working procedures;

The willingness and ability to mentor team members;

The ability to foster a team atmosphere within the work group; and

The adaptability to operate to changing work conditions and required mining techniques.




You will be based at our 'Yandi' mine on a fly-in fly-out 14/7 roster (or other workable alternative for the right candidate).  Yandi is located approximately 170kms North of Newman, West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, squash, tennis and basketball courts, golf driving range, mini golf, netted cricket pitch, beach volleyball court and recreation room. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, internet, refrigerator and air-conditioning.


About You: 


We are currently seeking experienced Mining Operators, however experience in Civil and Construction or Quarry and Bulk Earth Works industries may also be transferrable.

We’re looking to develop people to be the best they can be through our Mastery Program. You’ll have your own personal development plan to take your career to places you never thought possible. 

Our Performance culture is about coming forward with ideas, wanting to do better and wanting to improve. If this sounds like you, there could be a place in Operations Services for you.


Supporting a diverse workforce: 

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, and other extended leave entitlements.

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Required Skills

BHP Induction
Hitachi 2500