High Voltage Electrician| Caval Ridge

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Maintenance, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

29 November 2019

Date closing

13 December 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

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia's largest metallurgical coal miner and exporter. BMA continues to build upon its strong position within the sector by increasing production at existing operations and identifying strong growth opportunities.We are currently seeking experienced HV Electricians to join our Field Maintenance team at Caval Ridge Mine, Moranbah. This is a rare opportunity to join an industry leader with the option of living local (within 125km of Mine) or FIFO working arrangement from Brisbane/Cairns, you will enjoy a highly desirable work-life balance.In this role you will report to the Field Maintenance supervisor, you will be responsible for the servicing, maintenance and fault finding of all Field Equipment including; Draglines, Electric Rope Shovel as well as, electrical infrastructure, fuel facilities and high voltage reticulation on site 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.

About You

  • Holds current a Grade Electrical License
  • High Voltage Operator Experience highly regarded
  • Experience in heavy industrial, commercial or mining industries
  • Dragline and/or Shovel preventative maintenance and fault finding experience highly regarded
  • Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas Competencies highly desirable
  • Hold Elevating Work Platform (EWP) licence, Working from Heights and Confined Spaces highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work management and planning work ethic, driving a pro-active and planned maintenance work methodology
  • A current C class license and

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

The successful candidates will also demonstrate:
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm;
  • An ability to work and communicate well in a team environment;
  • A proven ability to meet production targets;
  • An ability to work and communicate well in a team environment;
  • The adaptability to operate to changing work conditions and required mining techniques.
  • Compliance and knowledge with relevant mine site safety procedures, safe work instructions, standard operating procedures, legislation and rules
  • The ability to actively employ the BMA Charter Values.
  • The willingness and availability to work a 7 On/Off, Day/Night Roster

Caval Ridge offers the unique benefits of the option to live local (within 125km of mine) or a Brisbane/Cairns based lifestyle, whilst working in the Bowen Basin on an attractive lifestyle, FIFO  7 day on / 7 day off day/night rotating roster. Accommodation and meals are provided at a modern accommodation village located close to the Caval Ridge Mine.Successful candidates will experience excellent working conditions with a focus on safety and quality, and will be provided with industry-leading on-going training.

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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