Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics | South Flank

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

20 May 2020

Date closing

03 June 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

The South Flank Project is an expansion of BHP's existing Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore.
Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, South Flank is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance.
This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic individual to be part of something big – to work in an innovative team, with evolving technology, and playing a pivotal role in creating a world class mine.

About the role

A multi-million dollar investment has been made towards an impressive fleet of brand new mobile equipment, including the market’s latest models of Komatsu electric haul trucks (930E), Atlas Copco drills (PV 271 &D65), Liebherr excavator and caterpillar ancillary equipment.

With a focus on reliability and quality, these field and workshop based Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics will deliver world-class maintenance and be a key drivers in terms of continuously improvement.

About You

In relation to our brand new equipment starting to arrive on the site we are eager to engage with self-motivated and experienced drill fitters and excavator mechanics who have large-scale field and workshop based maintenance experience. Your previous problem solving & diagnostics experience on Komatsu electric drive trucks, Caterpillar ancillary equipment, Atlas Copco drill rigs and Liebherr excavators coupled with your ability to communicate and build strong team relationships will make you an ideal candidate.

A Trade Qualification in Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Fitting and a valid Driver’s license are essential.

What we offer you

Working on our new South Flank operation, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and production. People are empowered, collaboration enabled and teams are connected to the strategy and plan. Our workforce is flexible, inclusive and diverse.

The roster will be based on a foundation of 2 week on (1 week days, 1 week nights), 1 week off, but those in pursuit of flexible work arrangements are encouraged to apply.  

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity with a committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and 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.  We offer a number of benefits some of which include flexible working along with a buffet of roster options to choose from, a generous paid parental leave policy and other extended leave entitlements to enable your work to fit in with your life. We support flexible work at BHP, talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
Reference Number - 157919
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