Mechanical Engineer | Iron Ore | NPI & WAIO Maintenance | Perth CBD

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

09 October 2019

Date closing

23 October 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

The Non Process Infrastructure (NPI) & WA Iron Ore Maintenance (WAIO) Engineering team based in Perth provide support for a wide portfolio that require specialist Mechanical engineering expertise.  Reporting to the NPI Lead Engineer of Governance & Technical Stewardship (GTS), the NPI GTS Mechanical Engineer plays a key role in a multidisciplinary team supporting operations, maintenance and project delivery.
This role requires maintenance and, when necessary, creation of standards and specifications; plus engagement and management of internal stakeholders and engineering consultants, who will provide designs for review for compliance with Australian, international and Company standards.
NPI GTS Engineers also identify, evaluate and integrate new technologies and methods that increase safety, reduce or eliminate risks, whilst ensuring cost effectiveness and performance.

About You

As part of the NPI Engineering Team within BHP Iron Ore, the following attributes will be key to your success:
  • Tertiary and/or Post Graduate qualification in Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Demonstrated capabilities in effectively engaging with various levels and across Operations and Functions
  • Experience with Mechanical Engineering in Water Industry preferably with knowledge in water, waste water, water treatment plants and hydraulic modelling 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Australian Standards in the Water industry, piping, valves, pumps and HVAC
  • Knowledge of Classified Plants management system as per the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulation (MSIR)
  • Proficient in Asset Management

You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower - ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

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 – 101454
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.
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