Auto Electrician - Roxby Downs | 7/7 Roster

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

03 October 2019

Date closing

18 October 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

We are currently inviting applicants to join the Mine Mobile Maintenance team, in the role of Technician Maintenance Auto Electrical. This role provides support to the team, by adhering to operating requirements and ensuring individual, team and site objectives are met, while maintaining an enthusiastic and safety focused approach.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.
  • Based at Olympic Dam
  • Operating on a 7/7 roster
  • Residential, DIDO or FIFO from Adelaide options available

In this role you will:
  • Promote and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Provide auto electrical trade skills to perform unplanned and/or breakdown maintenance
  • Assist with planned maintenance work where applicable
  • Provide feedback to the maintenance supervisor on job/task progress
  • Develop a close working relationship with Mine personnel to ensure that all plant downtime issues are escalated correctly and rectified immediately

About You

  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm's way
  • Trade qualifications in Auto Electrical (essential)
  • Previous experience with a range of mobile mining fleet and equipment
  • Competent in electronic fault finding, component change out, servicing and maintaining mobile mining plant
  • Ability to understand and interpret OEM manuals and electronic schematics
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously when required
  • A team player with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels

To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on Friday 18th October 2019, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.  To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the 'apply' button below.
Please note:  It is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.

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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