BHP is now funding travel from Cairns and Townsville


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP Operations Services

BHP’s purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world – it’s the reason we exist.

BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP. “If you would like to learn more about BHP Operations Services, click here.”

BHP Operations Services is now offering paid travel from Cairns and Townsville.

We are now funding your travel from home in North Queensland to work at BHP in the Bowen Basin. We continue to listen to our employees to provide competitive employee benefits.

About the role

Over the upcoming months we will have permanent roles across our Production and Maintenance teams available Fly-in-Fly-Out from Cairns and Townsville to our Bowen Basin deployments (Saraji, Goonyella, Peak Downs Mines). The 7/7 roster is designed to balance your lifestyle.

Some of the roles available include:

  • Production: Truck, Grader, Dozer, Excavator, Multi-skilled Operators
  • Maintenance: Heavy Diesel Fitters, Electricians, Auto-Electricians, HV Electricians
  • Supervisors: Production, Maintenance

If you reside in the North Queensland and are interested in working with BHP, then please express your interest and our team will be in touch with more information.

About You

  • Currently living in Cairns and Townsville or on country near these locations
  • Mining industry experience having worked in a similar role
  • For trade specific roles; you must hold a relevant Australian equivalent trade certificate in mechanical, electrical, auto electrical or a similar trade

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.

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) .

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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