BHP Billiton Coordinator Drill and Blast (PDM) in Queensland, Australia

Coordinator Drill and Blast (PDM)

Job No.792543

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationAustralia - Queensland

CategoriesMining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones

Published15 Jun 2017| E. Australia Standard Time

Applications close25 Jun 2017| E. Australia Standard 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.

About the role

Based at our Peak Downs Mine, we are currently seeking an experienced Coordinator Drill & Blast (Overburden) to provide expert planning and coordination of the forthcoming Drill and Blast activities. Reporting to the Superintendent Drill & Blast, you will have a strong safety focus, with the confidence to plan, manage and coordinate the D&B Operations and communicate the plan effectively to all stakeholders. Please note BMA housing or camp accommodation is available for this role and this will be in Dysart.

Key Responsibilities:

•Effectively assigning and communicating tasks to teams and team members

•Resolving resourcing and scheduling issues to deliver the plan

•Providing input into all planning horizons

•Contribute to the development of the weekly plan

•Identify performance enhancing initiatives

•Manage statutory obligations

•Analyse variances, trends, risks and opportunities across shifts, highlighting operational performance issues to management

•Manage contractors;

•Drive continuous improvement and challenge the status quo;

About you

As the Coordinator Drill & Blast, you will have demonstrated experience in a large scale open cut mining operation with exposure to drill and blast activities. You will utilise your excellent relationship building and influencing skills in order to hold others to account.

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

Reference Number – Coordinator Drill & Blast (PDM) 792543

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.