Mine Site Operator Traineeships Mining job in Queensland
About the role
They are offering a number of exciting opportunities for Youth Operator Traineeships in the Production team at Blackwater Mine Site. Traineeships will vary in length.
This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates to develop a dynamic and fulfilling career within the mining industry and on successful completion you will obtain Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations. The program is designed to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready trainees. You will be provided with industry-leading training including mentoring by some of BHP’s talented workforce, providing the best opportunity to achieve the top of your chosen vocation.
- Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
- Demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal
- Proven attendance record (either school or recent employment)
- An eagerness to learn and develop new skills
- Basic computer literacy
- The ability to foster a teamwork atmosphere within your work group
Supporting a diverse workforce
At BHP, they recognize that they are strengthened by diversity. They are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. They are an Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.
They know there are many aspects of employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so they 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.
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and a Federal Police clearance will be required for successful applicant.
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This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Mine Site Operator Traineeships Blackwater Mining Queensland
Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
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Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.