A&I Engineer – Electrical / Instrumentation

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

04 September 2019

Date closing

17 September 2019 at 00:00 GMT

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.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Fixed Plant Maintenance A&I, you will be fundamental in providing specialist advice, analysis and benchmarking of the Maintenance function's end-to-end performance in the E & I space. You will identify and implement improvement initiatives that enable functional excellence and support business priorities for continuous improvement across the organisation.

This role is based at Olympic Dam on a 5/2, 4/3 FIFO (ex-Adelaide) or 5/2 residential roster.  BHP will support relocation if required.

In this role you will:
  • Support the continuous improvement of equipment strategies and work instructions used by instrumentation technicians
  • Review and update procedures for the replacement and calibration of instrumentation – including density gauges, flow sensors, pressure sensors, level transmitters, weightometers and pH probes.
  • Work on the standardisation of instruments used across the operation.
  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day.
  • Provide advice on defect elimination processes, and help identify improvement opportunities.
  • Provide input in to the training matrix for the Fixed Plant team
  • Build cross-functional relationships with other Analysis & Improvement sub-functions
  • Initiate root cause analysis and “failure type” reviews (e.g.5 Whys, FMECA) where required.

About You

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering,
  • Must have experience in commissioning instrumentation infrastructure
  • Problem solving abilities with deep-dive investigation skills
  • Well-developed communication and engagement skills with an interest in providing technical leadership, support, solutions, and governance
  • Attention to detail and finely tuned problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

How to apply

Please apply online before 17th September 2019

We support flexible work at BHP.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. 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.  
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