High Voltage Network Engineer | Iron Ore | Port Hedland | Residential 5/2 / FIFO 5/2/4/3 or 8/6

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Maintenance

Date published

14 February 2020

Date closing

25 February 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

The HV Network Engineer will provide technical support to the High Voltage maintenance team at Port Operations and oversee technical projects, where they are required to utilise their experience and technical expertise to influence project outcomes and improve the reliability of the electrical supply.

Reporting to the Superintendent Electrical Infrastructure, High Voltage and Power Coastal team, the responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure that all network interruptions are investigated, so as to eliminate repetition, focusing on equipment reliability and availability.
  • Facilitate first response for all network interruptions and provide technical support to field staff during the recovery process.
  • Actively engage and coach field staff to adopt “best practice” when performing high voltage maintenance work.
  • Undertaking continuous improvement initiatives in line with department targets and goal 
  • Assist with the Capital, Maintenance and Operations budget formulation and review process

About You

You will ideally possess some of the following or be interested in developing the following:
  • Tertiary Electrical Engineering qualifications at the Degree level.
  • Minimum of two years post-graduate experience, ideally within the mining sector or a Utilities industry.
  • Experience with high voltage maintenance and operations, specifically Transmission and Distribution systems.
  • Experience with developing and reviewing Electrical designs.
  • An understanding of Asset Management strategy and execution.
  • Understanding of Electrical Australian Standards and legislation (including Electricity Regulations, MSIR, OH&S, Australian Standards)

You will have the option to be based at Port Hedland on either a Residential 5/2 roster or Fly-in Fly-out on an optional 5 days on 2 days off 4 days on 3 days off or an 8 day on 6 day off roster.  Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, TV lounge and games rooms. Additionally you will have access to the state of the art aquatic and sporting facilities in the town of Port Hedland. All rooms at the villages have their own en-suite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning. 

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 Number -162773
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australian and female candidates to apply
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