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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Trade Assistants – Operations Services job – Mackay & Coalfields

Advertised by: BHP – Mining – Operations

Trade Assistants – Operations Services BHP

About the role

We are currently seeking Trades Assistants of varying skillsets and experience to join our teams across the Pilbara, WA and Bowen Basin, QLD.

Trade Assistants work in trade-supporting roles within our Operations Services Maintenance team to keep our machinery and plant safe, serviced and ready for operation.

In this role you can expect an attractive roster (variable depending on location), competitive pay, including annual bonus, annual pay reviews and a generous share match scheme.

We invest in our team and through our Mastery program you will have an individual professional development plan which will continuously focus on evolving you to be the best you can be.

About you

We are searching for people from a broad range of backgrounds who can bring their passion and enthusiasm to our team.

  • Ideally you would have experience as a Trade Assistant working with heavy earth moving equipment in mining, civil, construction, agriculture, defence or marine industries.
  • Ideally you will possess:
  • A high safety focus is a must
  • Previous experience in mining will be highly regarded, although not essential
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn with a willingness for self-improvement
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Effective listening and strong interpersonal skills

Join the Operations Services team to contribute to a high performing workforce, be proud of the work you do every day and to continuously strive to be the best you can be. Make your next step secure and take your career to the next level. Apply today and be part of the OS family.

Supporting a diverse workforce:

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, and other extended leave entitlements.


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.

Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place.

This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.

These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.

Apply today and be part of the BHP OS family.

About BHP

2020 is a very exciting time for BHP Operations Services, are you ready to make your place?

BHP Operations Services (OS) is a Maintenance and Production workforce offering permanent roles within BHP. With smaller teams, some of the latest technology and constant communication with supervisors in the field, our teams are safer, more productive and more cohesive.

We are building a fantastic place to work offering a range of flexible employment options, such as job-share and the opportunity to move across sites. We already provide permanent employment to over 2000 team members and will continue to grow in 2020 and beyond. Come and be part of the BHP family!

Location: Mackay & Coalfields

Job Type: Full Time

Category: Mining, Resources & Energy


Classification: Mining – Operations

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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list