Heavy Diesel Fitters Field Services Newman 8/6 7/7 Roster

Western Australia
July 8, 2024
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BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.

About the Role:

We are seeking highly motivated Heavy Diesel Fitters with digger and/or drill experience (both preferred but not essential) to join the team working across various locations within WAIO operations/sites to conduct planned and/or breakdown maintenance. You will work an 8:6 7:7 rotating roster FIFO from Perth.

Our close-knit Field Service crews mobilise to where our specialised work is required across our BHP Pilbara Iron Ore Mine sites.  This work is predominately shutdown based providing our technicians unique exposure to Liebherr & Epiroc major outages unlike other field positions as well as working across all our Iron Ore business!  Such great exposure.  This way of working provides outstanding opportunities for future Field Specialists to commence their career with BHP. 

We are also looking for great future mechanical/technical leaders of our business as BHP, always looking to invest in the future of our team. Regardless of the stage of your career, there could be the perfect home for you.

Our diverse, skilled, fun and welcoming team are sure to provide you an enjoyable workplace culture. Enquire now through application.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Shutdowns, servicing, repairs, planned and breakdown maintenance on variety of Liebherr R9400, R996, 9600 and our Epiroc PV271 fleet.
  • Following scheduled planned / breakdown maintenance and carrying out inspections on equipment as required with a high attention
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and to a high standard to mitigate any re-work.
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies and inline with site requirements to ensure a high quality of work.
  • Scoping and creating 1SAP notifications for preventative work where required and prioritisation of daily works.
  • Contribute to a positive team culture, always working to a high degree of safety, without question.
  • Clear and respectful communications between work groups and leaders to ensure an effective work environment.
  • Assisting with mobilisation of Field Maintenance assets and containers between sites.

About You 

  • Trade Qualified in Heavy Diesel Mechanics
  • Previous experience in mining, in field services, digger and/or drills knowledge ideal
  • Liebherr and Epiroc knowledge highly regarded
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Respectful behaviours and good customer service
  • Being aware of the shadow we cast when dealing with host sites and their representatives
  • Strong ability to work remotely & autonmously

What is on offer? 

  • Permanent Employment with an attractive remuneration and benefits package  
  • Incentives for Critical Skills
  • Attractive annual BHP bonus scheme paid every September 
  • Generous BHP share match scheme – Share for Share 
  • BHP’s BIG THANKS employee recognition monetary points program
  • Significantly discounted  preferred supplier corporate partner rewards in volume for all BHP Employee – Never pay full price for your holiday again!  Another amazing monetary benefit
  • On-going career development with growth opportunities within Operations Services and broader BHP

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 inclusion@bhp.com