BHP WA Iron Ore | 2018 Mines Traineeship Program | FIFO

BHP Billiton

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Category:

Apprenticeships & Traineeships / Mining, Energy & Resources

Job description:

BHP Mines Traineeship Program 2018

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, including an integrated system of seven inland mines, more than 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities, 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.

BHP WA Iron Ore (WAIO) is a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. We truly care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drives culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of the success!

About the Role

We are offering a number of exciting fly in fly out Traineeship opportunities across our WA Iron Ore operations. The program is designed to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready trainees, providing you with nationally recognised qualifications upon successful completion. You will be provided with industry-leading training and mentoring by some of BHP''s talented workforce. You will also experience first-rate working conditions with a focus on safety, quality and teamwork.

Our Traineeships will be offered on a 2/1 roster (two weeks on, one week off) across the following disciplines;

  • Mining Production Traineeships (Load & Haul Technician) – Certificate II in Surface Extraction
  • Mining Production Traineeships (Blast Crew Technician) – Certificate II in Surface Extraction
  • Processing Production Traineeships (Fixed Plant Process Technician) – Certificate II in Resource Processing

As part of the recruitment process, Engagement Centres will be held in Perth between the 12th February and 15th February 2018 with Commencement dates staggered across two intakes; April 2018 and June 2018.

About You

  • Have residence in Perth, Western Australia;
  • Hold a current and valid WA "C" class Manual driver’s license;
  • Strong commitment to your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of others;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Proven attendance record (recent school or employment history);
  • Enthusiasm to learn and motivation to succeed; and
  • Demonstrate basic administrative and/or computing skills.

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. Some of our benefits include flexible working options; a generous paid parental leave policy; other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms. 

To submit your application click on the ''Apply'' button below before 5:00pm, Friday 12 January 2018. All applicants are required to complete an online psychometric assessment as part of the application process.

Please Note:  Late applications will not be accepted. Online testing must be completed by 5:00pm, Sunday 14th January 2018 in order to finalise your application.

  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.


Reference Number – 797243