Apprenticeship Trainer | Diesel Fitting | Operations Services | Mackay


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


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 BHP Operations Services

BHP Operation 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 asst and are the center of everything we do.. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world class training that is unmatched in the industry to advance your career across location and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.

About the role

Through BHP’s Future Fit Academy we are providing a nationally standardised curriculum for trade apprenticeships and maintenance traineeships. The first two campuses have been established at existing BHP warehouse and repair facilities in Welshpool in Perth and Mackay in Queensland. They include virtual reality simulation training and full mobile equipment and fixed plant workshops.

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Diesel Fitter to come and be part of this amazing opportunity to develop our future workforce at our Mackay facility.

The role is based in Mackay and will involve working an 8/6 roster – (8 days on, 6 days off, 1 day on, 7 afternoons on, 6 days off), rosters are subject to change based on business requirements. These roles are not FIFO. The Trainer - Apprenticeships will work closely with the students in both classroom and workshop sessions as well as working with the Supervisor Apprenticeships, Specialist Apprenticeships and relevant subject matter experts to ensure that the training materials are kept current and relevant to the trade.

About You

If you are a qualified Diesel Fitter Tradesperson and are passionate about developing others, we are looking for you. While a Cert IV TAE is highly desirable, we may be able to assist in attaining this - for the right candidate.

Ideally you will possess a high number of the following skills and qualifications:

  • Trade qualified and experienced in Heavy Diesel Fitting.

  • Demonstrated experience and background of working with apprentices/trainees in an operational technical environment within mining or heavy industry.

  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment highly desirable, or has the ability to obtain the qualification.

  • Exposure or some knowledge of Vocational Education and Training (VET) legislation would be advantageous.

  • Willingness to lead and implement change, as well as influence, coach and model BHP values and behaviours.

  • Diversity of thought and practical experience will be embraced and willingness to learn and grow within the role.

  • Ability to train a wide variety of learning styles and cater for language, literacy & numeracy requirements as well as other learning needs

  • Positive attitude, proven leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships across a range of team members and stakeholders.

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.

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