Ancillary Services Area Engineer | Nickel West | Kalgoorlie | Residential

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Operations, Processing

Date published

14 August 2019

Date closing

23 August 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

At the Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter, the Ancillary Services Area Engineer role is to provide technical support for the Ancillary Service equipment that supports the operation of a Flash Furnace including a waste heat boiler, power generation systems, effluent treatment and flux preparation.  Working closely with the Services Production team and Superintendent Production they are responsible for responsible for day-to-day troubleshooting, critical process variable monitoring as well as smaller scale projects designed at improving cost, throughput and process safety.
Furthermore, they are responsible for working with our water management partners in managing boiler water chemistry.
  • Reporting to the Process Control and Improvement Superintendent, you will:
  • Provide technical support to the Services Production team
  • Engage in process troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Execute cost improvement projects as per the Technical Business plan
  • Monitor critical process safety variables and participate in process safety improvement
  • Manage boiler water chemistry and associated controls
  • Provide run-down and commissioning technical support
  • Complete process investigations and develop clear and precise actions

About You

  • Chemical/Process Engineering or Metallurgy qualification
  • Experience related to smelting operations, with a focus on waste heat boilers and power generation systems will be beneficial but not essential
  • Demonstrated sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with risk management processes and tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate and interact with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work within a flexible team environment
  • As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Nickel West Kalgoorlie Nickel West Kalgoorlie has the capacity to produce up to 110,000 tonnes per annum of nickel matte. Nickel West Kalgoorlie incorporates a flash furnace smelter, converters and an acid plant. A thriving regional centre, Kalgoorlie offers contemporary modern living, a vibrant sense of community and breathtaking rural landscapes Australia.
All Kalgoorlie roles are residential only. As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Kalgoorlie is a smoke free operation.

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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