Specialist Geotechnical Engineer | Nickel West - Perth Based | Part or Full Time with site trave
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About Nickel West
Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.
A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world's largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world's largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.
Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.
About the Role
At Nickel West you will find a diverse set of geotechnical challenges including deep, structural complex mines and deposits. We operate a range of mining methods that includes block caving, sub-level caving and bench stopping with paste fill through to large open pits. We are looking for motivated Geotechnical Engineers to support planning for the future of Nickel West.
This role will support the geotechnical design team through coordination of data capture programs, data management, geotechnical analysis and design for both underground and open pit.
- This diverse range of work will see you positively influence business decisions and will require a focus on delivering value, clear decision-making skills, technical excellence and strong collaboration skills.
- Competitive salary on offer, plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits.
- Weekday roster based in Perth with flexibility work arrangements possible.
- Some site travel is a requirement of this role.
The successful candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Mining Engineering or similar. Other attributes will include:
- Experience with geotechnical engineering practice in a mining environment
- Proficient use of geotechnical stability analysis software
- Good report writing skills
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.
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.