Mining Engineer - Lead Scheduling | BMA Caval Ridge | 4:3 Roster


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 part of this success - Your work, your lifestyle!!

About the Role

This is a leadership and technical role within the Caval Ridge Mine Scheduling team accountable for delivery of the mine production schedule across several planning horizons. This includes management of the mine production schedule, communication of key outputs, and providing direction to the production execution teams to enable delivery against the mine site Budget and SRF commitments. The position is accountable for the management of direct reports in the scheduling team.

This role is based at the Caval Ridge Mine, Central Queensland on a Fly-In Fly-Out or Residential, 4/3 Monday to Thursday roster.

About You

As a successful candidate, you will possess a tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or other related discipline (Engineering, Geology, Survey) with previous experience working at an Open Cut Coal Mining operation. You will have:

  • Demonstrated strong commitment to safety leadership.
  • 5+ years’ experience in scheduling, truck and shovel, draglines, and dozer push design and/or execution.
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or a relevant field in overburden mining.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills and knowledge in open pit mining, scheduling theory and concepts, products and accessories, tools & applications, operations, and field management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience associated with mine planning processes and tasks. Ability to provide inputs and guidance into overburden design and the mine production schedule.
  • Demonstrated experience with specialist mine planning design and mine planning software and tools.
  • Complex problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will allow you to work closely across a variety of operational and functional teams to deliver a safe and stable mine plan aligned to the site and business direction. You will utilise BHP Operating Systems to lead mine planning improvement initiatives, build and maintain trusted relationships across departments and communicate effectively with disciplines at all levels.

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 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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state, or local laws.

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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