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Senior Mining Engineer | Nickel West | Cliffs | FIFO 7:7 Kalgoorlie - Boulder WA


BHP Kalgoorlie - Boulder WA Australia

2 weeks ago

About BHP

At BHP 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.

About Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an... exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future. 

About The Role

We are seeking a talented Mining Professional to join our inclusive and high performing team responsible for providing directional guidance to the business by engaging in underground mine planning activities encompassing mine design and infrastructure requirements whilst providing practical solutions to technical and operational challenges while accounting for uncertainty and risk.

In addition, the role will require cross-collaborative engagement to develop and implement processes that provide clear objectives, technical rigor and direction to the mining team. This diverse range of work will see you positively influence business decisions and will require a focus on delivering value, clear decision-making skills and technical excellence.

About You

We have a strong focus on finding individuals with the right values, leadership capability, and communication skills.  Your interpersonal skills will foster strong working relationships across our Geoscience, Engineering, Studies and Operational teams. In addition to demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide critical thinking and a solution-focused attitude. The ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and organisational levels to create buy-in and influence outcomes will be highly regarded.

As The Successful Candidate, You Will Possess The Following
• A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering
• Extensive underground mining experience with knowledge in the fields of production, ventilation, projects, paste fill, planning and scheduling
• Capability with mine planning and scheduling software
• Experience in Deswik Mine planning software is desirable.
• Current Drivers Licence


Nickel West Cliffs is located approximately 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Cliffs underground Nickel Mine is an integral part of Nickel West Leinster comprising of a nickel concentrator and dryer, located 12 kilometres south of Nickel West Mt Keith. Employees at Cliffs reside at the Mt Keith village, There’s plenty to keep you entertained in the Mt Keith Village. Take the heat off the day and head to the pool – or join in any number of social activities

As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Cliffs is a smoke free operation and has a clean shaven policy.

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

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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