Specialist Trainer | Iron Ore | Port Hedland | Residential | Lifestyle Roster


Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


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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

Reporting to the Port Production Training & Compliance Superintendent, the Specialist Trainer - Production will be responsible for executing the delivery of training plans.

In this capacity, you will be actively involved in ensuring the relevance, quality and improvement of all resource material in addition to monitoring and increasing the competency of all personnel.

Key responsibilities within this role will include:

  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to the BHP Charter, the BHP Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Liaise with Production teams including Execution, Shipping, Laboratory, Services, Coordination, and the leadership team on Operator training required.
  • Ensure technical training is implemented as planned.
  • In-field verification of competencies
  • Maintain a training matrix for personnel.
  • Ensure training materials are developed and updated in line with WAIO standards.
  • Ensure adequately skilled operators are available across all shifts.
  • Ensure training activities comply with the relevant Safe Work Procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Maintain the Production Risk Register data base.
  • Maintain the LMS training systems relevant to the Port.
  • Assist in identifying and implementing initiatives that contribute value to the business.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will be a collaborative, performance focused and output driven individual with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Hold the minimum level Nationally Recognised skill set or Certification in assessing:
  • Enterprise Assessor Skill Set (minimum requirement) or,
  • Assessor Skill set or,
  • Certificate IV for Training and Assessing or,
  • Higher level qualification in adult education
  • Training and Assessing Certificate IV TAE40116 preferred, TAE40110 is a minimum to be considered for this role or be willing to work towards progressing this qualification.
  • Valid Australian C class driver’s license.

In addition, you will possess highly developed written and verbal communication skills complimented with the following demonstrated experience:

  • Experience in fixed plant operations including Car Dumpers, Ship Loaders, Sample Stations, Reclaimers & Stackers.
  • Previous trainer/assessor experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A proven track record of safety management.


In this residential role you will be based in the coastal town of Port Hedland, Western Australia. Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The 20,000-strong population enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities.

The excellent sporting and leisure facilities include; a new aquatic centre, sports stadium and water play park. Its beaches and mangroves are home to an abundance of fish and other wildlife. Within driving distance are the spectacular Broome, Karratha and Karijini national Park. In this position you will be provided with a rental accommodation in accordance with BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Housing policy.

You will be working on Lifestyle Roster, 5on 5off / 4on 5off / 5on 4off.

Reference Number – 59156

  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • You may be requested to complete a video assessment as part of the initial recruitment process. Video assessment is only applied to external applicant.
  • Application closes on Friday, 7th October 2022. While Virtual Assessment closes on Sunday, 9th October 2022 (not applicable for BHP Internal applicants). Please note late applications will not be accepted.

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.

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