Recruitment Advisor (Blue-Collar)


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Friday, 10 December 2021

About this role: Recruitment Advisor (Blue-Collar)

About this role: Recruitment Advisor (Blue-Collar)

Brunel have partnered with a leading International OEM to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Recruitment Advisor to support our Client’s Recruitment & Mobilisation Team on a 12 month fixed term contract role.

This will be a split location role, working 3 days with the Services Team in Henderson and 2 days in the CBD office with the HR Team.

Responsible for execution and coordination of the blue-collar recruitment activities across the national business. Accountable for effective delivery of all aspects of the end-to-end recruitment process, as well as initial stages of on-boarding. This role will work with the Recruitment & Mobilisation Team to assist in building a valuable casual pool to meet future resourcing and shutdown requirements.

  • Fulfil the recruitment requirements for all offices and sites across Australia and ensure a consistent process and approach is applied.
  • Work with the Recruitment Advisor & HR Team to ensure an efficient and compliant recruitment & selection process is carried out in order to attract high calibre candidates through advice and guidance on job design, capability assessment and candidate evaluation.
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process including effective advertising, shortlisting, conducting interviews and assessment through to on-boarding.
  • Perform thorough background and reference checks on all potential candidates prior to job offer.
  • Arrange pre-employment medical appointments where required and handle results confidentially.
  • Present verbal offers to candidates post hiring approval and facilitate Employment Contracts or Enterprise Agreements.
  • Ensure all the appropriate compliance objectives are met in accordance with the type of role and client requirements including the checking and recording of worker’s rights, citizenship, qualifications, certificates, and licences.
  • Build and maintain an effective blue collar casual pool by monitoring candidate availability, previous performance and providing regular candidate communications.
  • Work with the HR Advisor in developing an on-boarding program that ensure new employees are effectively inducted into the organisation.
  • Work with the Mobilisation Coordinators Team to ensure the immediate recruitment activity is aligned to client’s shutdown requirements and optimise hire-to mobilise success rate.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Manager Service Centre and HR



  • 5+ years practical experience in Recruitment (White & Blue Collar) or Human Resources
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients, management and staff
  • Demonstrated ability in maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Problem-solving and analytic skills
  • Extensive experience in high-volume recruitment programs in a fast-paced environment that are subject to change
  • Experience in assessing and enhancing blue collar recruitment processes to meet business demands which are aligned to company policy
  • Experience in recruitment of Blue-Collar staff
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sound knowledge and experience in HR policies, systems, legislation and procedures



  • Your chance to be involved in some of WA’s most iconic resource projects
  • Access to Brunel Member benefits, discounts and exclusive offers - Take advantage of a range of amazing perks through Brunel Benefits. We've partnered with some of Australia's top health, finance and travel brands to offer our members a fantastic selection of discounts and exclusive offers. Whether you’re looking to stretch your pre-tax dollars further through salary packaging, get a great deal on a leased vehicle, review your health insurance or book a holiday, Brunel Benefits has you covered.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chris Mitchell via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Chris Mitchell
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
(08) 9429 5600

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