Blast Crew

May 16, 2019, 7:39 a.m.
May 30, 2019, 2:10 p.m.

About the Role

Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
Great family friendly 7 days on 21 days off roster flying in and out of Perth
BHP Nickel West actively supports a diverse workforce and encourages Female and Indigenous applicants to apply

Reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, blast crew members are responsible for the safe preparation, loading and firing of blast holes. You will be encouraged to challenge the status quo though continuous learning and improvement.

With an overriding commitment to health and safety, you work efficiently and effectively in a team environment, while assisting to achieve production targets and low cost mining.

About You

Skills and Requirements include:

Demonstrated current relevant working experience in a similar role

WA Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC)

WA Shot Firer’s is desirable

Current C class drivers licence

Experience with pyrotechnic and electronic detonation systems

Good communication skills and a can do attitude

Beneficial, but not mandatory

Experience operating production drills

Experience operating mining production equipment such as haul trucks, loaders, dozers, excavators or graders.

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

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, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

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