Engineering Technician Electrical | Residential - Port Hedland | Even Time Roster

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

07 June 2019

Date closing

21 June 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 looking for an Engineering Technician Electrical to join our Rolling Stock Maintenance team in Port Hedland. Reporting to the Supervisor Ore Car Examiner, your duties will include: 
  • Understanding of maintenance processes and procedures;
  • Performing maintenance tasks on Rolling Stock;
  • Electrical diagnostics and repairs to Rolling Stock ECPB systems and ancillary cars;
  • Following Maintenance Work Management Processes;
  • Facilitating shift change overs;
  • Occasional travel to remote locations to repair/recover Rolling stock;

About You

The successful candidate will possess the follow: 
  • Electrical trade qualification 
  • Current and valid A grade electrical licence 
  • Experience within field and workshop based maintenance to Rolling Stock will be highly regarded; 
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence, HR class licence preferred
  • Proven p ost trade experience in mining, or heavy industry environments
  • ECPB fault finding highly regarded

In this residential role you will be based in the coastal town of Port Hedland, Western Australia on a 4 days on, 4 nights on, 8 days off roster. Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The 20,000-strong population enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities.

The excellent sporting and leisure facilities include; a new aquatic centre, sports stadium and water play park. Its beaches and mangroves are home to an abundance of fish and other wildlife.  Within driving distance are the spectacular Broome, Karratha and Karijini national Park. As this is a residential position you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

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.  

Reference: 91032


Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
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