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BHP Iron Ore | 2018 Apprenticeship Program | Residential Newman

Job No. 793368
Work Type Apprentice / Trainee, Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Western Australia
Categories Maintenance/Mantenimiento, Engineering/Ingeniería, Mining/Mina
Published | W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | W. Australia Standard Time

BHP Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations currently involve an integrated system of seven inland mines, more than 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities; Nelson Point and Finucane Island at Port Hedland.

We are seeking diverse and talented 1st year applications for our 2018 Apprenticeship Program. For commencement in early 2018, we are offering a number of Residential and Fly-In-Fly-Out opportunities across our Pilbara Operations in Western Australia.

This is an outstanding residential opportunity within our local Newman community, for school leavers and mature aged candidates to develop a dynamic and fulfilling career. The program is delivered to develop cultured, engaged, highly skilled and work ready apprentices to the business, via structured practical and theoretical training competencies.

Working at the closely located ‘Mount Whaleback’ mine site for commencement in early 2018, our 1st year Apprenticeship opportunities include:

• Electrical (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician); and
• Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology).

Eligibility Criteria

• Identify as a 1st year Apprentice in your chosen field. Existing ‘Metals” based Trade Qualifications unable to be considered;
• All residential applications must be residents of the Newman region. No relocation opportunities available;
• A high commitment to safety, quality and attention to detail and procedures;
• Demonstrated interest in the selected trade through work experience or hobby / interests.
• A commitment to self-development; and
• A desire to learn a range of new skills associated with the trade and
• Hold a current, valid Australian ‘Learners’ Drivers Licence. A full ‘C’ class Manual DVL essential prior to completing apprenticeship.

• Completion of a relevant pre-apprenticeship program.

Apprentices will undertake full time site readiness training in Newman, facilitated by specialist BHP Iron Ore Trainers and Tradespeople before transitioning to Mt Whaleback mine site. TAFE training will occur in Perth.

If you would like to be part of a diverse and global team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and stretch your capabilities in one of the world's most exciting industries, we invite you to apply.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a Selection Centre in October of 2017. Start date for successful candidates will be early 2018.

Reference Number – 793368.

• We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
• This opportunity is currently only open to employees working within Australia.
• BHP Iron Ore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australian and female candidates to apply.

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