Condition Monitoring Technician | Eastern Ridge | FIFO from Perth or Residential Newman

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Maintenance

Date published

07 September 2020

Date closing

17 September 2020 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 seeking a Condition Monitoring Technician to join our team at Eastern Ridge. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering the execution and continuous improvement of the Condition Monitoring program using a variety of predictive maintenance technologies such as; vibration analysis, oil analysis, acoustic emissions, and ultrasonic testing. The role will also require some relevant Condition Monitoring fitting work, including installing and maintaining remote accelerometer systems.

With this role you have the choice of either being fly-in fly-out from Perth to Newman on an 8 days-on 6 days-off roster, or residentially based in Newman on a 5&2 or 8&6 roster. 

You’ll be working at Eastern Ridge mine site, which is made up of several deposits and contributes to the overall ore production of the Newman Joint Venture hub. The 7,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities.  As a gateway to the Karijini national park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water courses and stunningly unique landscapes.

About You

Due to COVID-19 and corresponding border closures across Australia, you ideally must be located in Western Australia or be prepared to move to Western Australia for this opportunity.  Further information will be provided throughout the recruitment process.

We’re looking for an individual who is passionate about continuous improvement of systems/processes and equipment health, coupled with strong time management and prioritization skills.

To be considered for the role you’ll need;
  • A mechanical or electrical trade or engineering qualification
  • A minimum, C class manual driver’s licence
  • Demonstrated experience with fixed plant rotating equipment
  • Cat 2 vibration analysis qualification
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainability.

The below skills and experience are desirable, however, we’re happy and able to support you with training and development in these areas;
  • Exposure to oil analysis
  • Cat 1 thermography qualification
  • Ultrasonic thickness testing experience
  • Experience with CSi equipment hardware
  • Experience installing and maintaining remote accelerometers

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.  
The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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