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Mine Engineer

BHP | Posted 19-07-2021

Western Australia (Engineering)

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 IPRO

BHP Western Australia Iron Ore’s Integrated Production and Remote Operations (IPRO) team manages the Iron Ore supply chain via scheduling, forecasting, deviation management, controlling and inventory accounting across mine, rail and port operations. With an over-arching focus on safety, the IPRO team brings dedication, innovation and values to execute and improve productivity, safety and environmental impact.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented Mining Professional to join our inclusive and high performing IPRO Team. Reporting to the Superintendent Production Scheduling, you will join a team responsible for providing directional guidance to the business through our strategic mine pllanning activities, including life of mine planning, mine design, optimisation and reconciliation, while accounting for uncertainty and risk.

Utilising your experience, you will generate tactical mine schedules that cover the 2 week time horizon on a weekly cadence. These schedules are required to cover mine services, drill & blast, mining, and haulage schedules for the planning horizon.

About You

We have a strong focus on finding individuals with the right values, leadership capability, and communication skills. Your interpersonal skills will foster collaborative working relationships across our Geoscience, Engineering, Studies and Operational Teams. As the successful candidate, you will preferably possess the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering (or related discipline).
  • Experience in a large scale open pit mining operation.
  • Experience in mine design and short-medium term mine scheduling/design


Working on a 9:5 Fly in Fly out basis at our Western Australia Iron Ore operations, you will enjoy outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages including; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted soccer court, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning

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 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.