BHP Billiton Supervisor Ventilation Services in South Australia, Australia

Supervisor Ventilation Services

Job No.40292453

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationAustralia - South Australia

CategoriesMining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones

Published25 May 2017| Cen. Australia Standard Time

Applications close07 Jun 2017| Cen. 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.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 roster, with residential or FIFO options available.

About the role

This role is vital to critical mining operations and will require an experienced leader to coach and mentor a team of mining personnel specialising in the construction and maintenance of mine reticulation and ventilation networks.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team

  • Monitor and verify competency of individual operators in the safe performance of their duties, while continuously coaching and mentoring them to success

  • Investigate reported events and lead the team in reporting hazards

  • Supervise the delivery of training in accordance with the Production function training curriculum

  • Monitor and adjust ventilation and or services network to ensure planned production and development activities can be achieved

  • Clearly communicate the requirements for implementing all ventilation/services plans to members of the Crews

  • Inspect the workplace of the crew at least once per shift

  • Ensure that a high quality handover takes place between Supervisors on opposing shifts, incorporating details of all issues and outstanding actions handed over

  • Note and prepare plans for rectifying a ventilation/services problems and issue to the Crews for immediate implementation

About you:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

  • Exposure and experience in an underground environment (preferred)

  • Prior experience in leading or coaching a team

  • Engaging and approachable nature, with stakeholder engagement skills for key coordination tasks

  • Results orientated, with a drive for continuous improvement

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

Please apply online before 7 June 2017

Reference Number – 40292453

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.