Monday, May 19, 2008


BHP Billiton is the leading diversified natural resources group in the world, with a portfolio of high-quality, long-life assets. We have a diverse range of products, customers and markets, and excellent growth opportunities. For further information on BHP Billiton please visit

We are currently undertaking a study to determine the feasibility of developing a significant laterite nickel deposit in Eastern Indonesia. The opportunity would involve the construction of world-class mining facilities, a process plant and associated infrastructure. If you have an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development we invite you to join our dynamic high performance project team.

SITE MANAGER (Ref #447324)

Reporting to the Construction Manager, you will be responsible for the overall site activities in Eastern Indonesia to ensure smooth and efficient operation. You will be required to effectively troubleshoot and investigate innovative solutions that provide a win-win outcome. In this broad role you will ultimately be responsible for but not limited to overseeing Community Relations, HSE, Security, Camp, Logistics and Geological teams.


You will have gained substantial skills and experience in working with site personnel and managing the site facilities, i.e. mine site, camp, etc. An all-round Project Manager, who can multi-task and delegate requirements, will enhance the effective management of your various teams. A strong Health and Safety focus will assist in achieving Zero harm whilst a demonstrated proactive engagement with local community will be highly advantageous.

This is a site based position.

Applicants must hold Indonesian Nationality and authority to work in Indonesia

Project Geologist (Ref # 447513)


This position will supervise a team of a drilling crew to safely undertake logging, mapping and sampling in the field during the exploration program according to BHPB standards. You should be able to work in the field with minimum supervision. You will be required to compile the reporting statistics on work progress and geology. Ensure compliance with the relevant statutory requirements and legislation. This role will also develop improvements to exploration procedures through field experience.

This is a site based position.


Tertiary qualification in Geology, have an understanding of quality assurance and quality control methods with respect to geochemical data. Previous experience in logging drill core and in Nickel laterite exploration would be an advantage. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Program ( Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS Access). Experience with ArcGIS mapping software will be a distinct advantage.
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Application closed on 31 May 2008.

BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.