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BHP Iron Ore | 2018 Apprenticeship Program | Indigenous Only

Job No. 793369
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

About Us
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.

Position
This is an outstanding opportunity 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.

Trades being offered in 2018 may include:

• Electrical (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician);
• Fixed Plant Mechanical Fitter (Certificate III in Engineering –Mechanical Trade);
• Boilermaker (Heavy Fabrication) (Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication);
• Automotive Electrician (Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology); and
• Heavy Duty Diesel Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology).

Eligibility Criteria

Essential:
• Identify as a 1st year Apprentice in your chosen field. Existing ‘Metals” based Trade Qualifications unable to be considered;
• 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.

Desirable:
• Completion of a relevant pre-apprenticeship program.

Location
Apprentices will undertake full time site readiness training, facilitated by specialist BHP Iron Ore Apprentice Master before transiting to our Pilbara operations.

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 Late September/ Early October of 2017. Start date for successful candidates will be early 2018.
 
Reference Number – 793369

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



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