BMA Indigenous Trainee Intake – 2015

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is the world’s largest seaborne coking coal supplier.  BMA operates eight mine sites and a coal loading port in Central Queensland.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is offering a number of exciting opportunities for Traineeships  (Tyre Fitter, Coal Prep Plant & Operator) at various operations within Central Queensland.

Your traineeship will be for an 18 month fixed term period, where you will receive an excellent experience and benefit gained by working for the world’s largest seaborne coking coal supplier.  You will be given with industry-leading training including mentoring by some of BMA’s talented workforce providing the best opportunity to achieve the top of your chosen vocation. You will also experience first-rate working conditions with a focus on safety, quality and teamwork.

Our successful applicants will possess:

Ability to work safely in a mining environment
Proven attendance record (school or recent employment)
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Basic computer literacy
Motivation to learn and develop new skills
The ability to foster a teamwork atmosphere within the work group
All suitable candidates will be invited to attend an Assessment Day as part of the selection process.
How to Apply:
To be considered your application must be completed in full and submitted by 24 July 2014 to

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility and is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from a wide sector of the community, including women and indigenous cultures are encouraged to apply.

Indigenous Trainees – EOI

BMA Community and Indigenous Scholarships
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BMA Community and Indigenous Scholarships. These scholarships close at 5pm on Friday 1 November 2013 and are worth $5,000 per year for students undertaking a full-time study load. There are up to ten BMA Community Scholarships and five BMA Indigenous Scholarships offered to students entering their first year of study at CQUniversity Australia in Term 1 2014.

I am keen to ensure that information regarding these scholarships is given to as many people as possible, so if you know Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who are hoping to commence an undergraduate degree at CQUniversity Australia in Term 1 2014, please forward this information to them. Also, I would like to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for both the BMA Community Scholarships and the BMA Indigenous Scholarships.

While the key study areas for these scholarships include medical science and nursing, allied health, business and education, applications are encouraged from prospective students wishing to study in any area which is not mining or engineering related. Additionally students can be studying part time or full time and on campus or my distance mode.

Successful applicants for the BMA Community Scholarship Program and BMA Indigenous Scholarship Program will be able to demonstrate community involvement and a future desire to contribute to the communities where BMA operates. Selection is not based on academic merit.

Further information regarding these scholarships, including eligibility requirements and application information, can be found here.

f you would like to talk to Office of Indigenous Engagement staff about these scholarships, please contact the office by telephone on 1800 651 891 or 07 4930 9250 or by,.

Thank you for your assistance with this.

Sent on behalf of:

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) Chair in Indigenous Engagement

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URGENT: BMA Cadetship Opportunities

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance 2013 Cadet Program

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is a highly successful coal mining company and exporter – the biggest in Australia and the largest supplier of seaborne coking coal in the world. We are offering a number of cadetships to people interested in –

Project Management
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mine Planning

These cadetships offer the opportunity to further your career through on-the-job experience and a structured study program. The Cadet Programs commence in June 2013 in our surface and underground mining operations in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

BMA Cadetships provide a combination of work experience and training, supported with University study to candidates motivated to develop their skills and abilities in related technical areas. Our Cadet program is aimed at those who have completed Year 12 schooling and have relevant work experience. A formal trade qualification is required for Project Management, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering roles along with work experience in an industrial environment.

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*Year 12 passes in English, Maths A, B or C and a Science subject; alternatively, a minimum of 4 years work experience, experience and eligibility for mature age entry to appropriate Associate Degree program .
*Completion of a trade apprenticeship relevant to Project Management, Mechanical Engineering or ElectricalEngineering
*Relevant experience in an industrial environment
*Genuine interest in a career in mining
*Residency in a BMA mining town (Moranbah, Dysart, Emerald, Blackwater) or willingness to relocate to one of these towns
*Computer literacy and experience
*Sound interpersonal and communication skills
*Ability to develop good working relationships and communication with co-workers
*Current driver’s licence
*Motivated to extend experience and learning to enable application of technology and improve
maintenance/mining practices, efficiencies and strategies

Apply online at Applications close 5.00 pm Sunday 7 April 2013.

BMA Cadetships
BHP Billiton Careers – Job details