Diesel Fitters | Poitrel Mine Site

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Full Time

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Date published

17 July 2020

Date closing

06 August 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

Poitrel Mine Site is seeking two qualified Diesel Fitters to join the Maintenance Department. These roles will report to the Maintenance Site Supervisor.  In this role, you will be responsible for the servicing and maintenance, trouble shooting / diagnostics and fault finding of all mobile field equipment  Including disassembling, assembling of machinery and components and routine servicing of all equipment both workshop and in the field. 

All tasks will be completed in a safe and efficient manner complying with all relevant standards and safety regulations to ensure all planned and breakdown maintenance targets are met with regards to safety, cost and volume. Actively participating in tool box talks and safety meeting.

Newly trade qualified Diesel Fitters along with experienced trade qualified Field Fitters with with OEM experience would be highly advantageous.

In this unique role you will work across the maintenance department functions to ensure all maintenance  activities are performed to the highest standards. The roster on offer is an attractive 7 days on / 7 days off, day shifts only.

What We Offer You
As a team member at BHP, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your Supervisor and encouraged to ensure you are connected to your team’s strategy and plan.

About You

To be eligible for these opportunities it is essential that you have the following: 
  • A Diesel Fitter trade qualification
  • OEM experience – as highly regarded
  • A EWP licence, Working from Heights and Confined Spaces authorisations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience working within a Mine Site environment
  • Solid work management and planning work ethic, driving a pro-active and planned maintenance work methodology
  • Prior SAP experience would be highly desirable
  • A current C class license and
  • Able and committed to becoming an in-house electrical nominee.

Energetic and driven, you work well with challenges, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build strong working relationships.

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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