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Superintendent Mine Development

Job No. 790813
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - South Australia
Categories Mining/Mina
Published | Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close | Cen. Australia Daylight Time

At BHP Billiton 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.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Our Operations

One of Australia's largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 8/6 roster, with residential or FIFO options available.

About the role

In this role you will be responsible for the largest underground production fleet in Australia, the Superintendent Mine Development is a crucial role at Olympic Dam and will play a significant part in ensuring the ongoing success of our operation.

Reporting directly to the Manager Mine Production, you be leading a team of over 200 personnel, who operate Production plant equipment. You will also oversee compliance with operating standards, procedures, work instructions and defined processes to achieve optimal production outcomes.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on an 8/6 roster arrangement, with residential or FIFO options available.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team

  • Develop and maintain inclusive working relationships with Execution Load & Haul, Drill & Blast, Maintenance and Engineering which will allow you to prioritise the improvement programs and ensure your resources are deployed efficiently

  • Oversee Contractors compliance to agreed terms and conditions


About you:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in 'Safety Leadership'

  • Prior experience with hard rock mining Development process techniques

  • Prior experience with Contract Management

  • Prior experience leading teams will be seen as highly advantageous

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, 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.

How to apply

Please apply online before 31st March 2017.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.


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