Expressions of Interest | Mining, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers | NSWEC

May 29, 2024
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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!


Mt Arthur Coal is an open-cut coal mine 100 per cent owned by BHP. Located in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales it’s the largest producer of energy coal in the region, operating alongside olive growers, wine makers, horse breeders and the nearby residential community of Muswellbrook.  

Our greatest asset is and has always been our people and communities, which is why we are committed to working together on our Pathway to 2030 – a program to responsibly close Mt Arthur Coal. We are about doing the right thing and working with everyone to co-create a shared vision for the future of the region.

Find out ‘What’s it like working for BHP at on of our Coal Assets?”

About the Roles

Here at Mt Arthur Coal, we are looking for Mining, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers to join our Technical Services team to help develop safe and efficient support to the operational teams, with opportunities open to candidates at all levels of experience.

Some of your responsibilities will include, however are not limited to;

  • Critical thinking ability with a strong desire to innovate
  • Be a visible and active safety leader
  • Identify, assess, manage, and communicate risks to the execution teams
  • Effectively communicate planning outputs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders to deliver key objectives

Our teams have an exceptional culture where success across the group is celebrated and work/life balance is appreciated.

Our leaders are committed to the development of individuals to assist them achieving their career goals. We have provided development opportunities for our people to move throughout the 

technical services team and into frontline roles where they have demonstrated professionalism and are looking to extended their technical capability.

About You

As a qualified Engineer, you’ll be well versed within all aspects of your field along with the following qualities:

  • The ability to liaise, negotiate and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, to be able to effectively convey decisions made within your team/area or a willingness to develop these
  • Effective collaboration, stakeholder engagement and communication skills are critical
  • You will demonstrate a strong commitment to safety and value the importance of building team culture through regular collaboration with team members and key stakeholders.

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, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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. 

At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.

BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at

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