Mechanical Maintenance Technician (MEM) | Iron Ore | Jimblebar | FIFO 8:6 / 7:7

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

08 November 2019

Date closing

17 November 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

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor within the Mobile Maintenance team some of your responsibilities may include:
  • Preventative maintenance, repairs, and fault finding on Mobile fleet consisting of CAT F93F dump trucks, Cat 785 C and D water carts, and 3900-GLT Haulmax service trucks
  • Following specific maintenance programs and carrying out inspections on mobile fleet as required
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and to a high standard
  • Carrying out daily inspections on the Truck Fleet in pit and workshop as required  
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies on the mobile fleet  
  • Identifying and rectifying faults during inspections 
  • Creating 1SAP notifications for repair on mobile fleet using the cat SIS program to identify part numbers
  • Scoping and creating 1SAP notifications for preventative work the mobile fleet
  • Working from OEM schematic drawings, manuals, and SIS 
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment 
  • Assisting in implementation of 5S, Safety improvement projects and standardized work 
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Ensure returns of unused or reparable materials are processed accurately
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with rescheduling of work, organising and coordinating resources, scoping of work and determining priorities 
  • Take personal responsibility for helping the team achieve expected results by doing what is required and taking timely actions 
  • Undertake training on a regular basis and provide support and coaching to work mates
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and assist in the implementing of the new initiatives in a constructive way
  • Executing tasks to a high standard and in a timely matter

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Fitter Trade Qualification with sound diagnostic abilities
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work closely in a team environment
  • Exposure to FIFO or shift work advantageous
  • Computer Literacy (SAP CAT SIS exposure advantageous but not essential)  
  • Valid Australian HR driver’s license essential
Location You will be based at our ‘Jimblebar’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out 8 day on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off roster. Jimblebar is now an autonomous truck mine the first Greenfield mine in over 40 years to be both developed and operated by BHP Billiton Iron Ore. It is located 40kms North East of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at the brand new FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, golf driving nets, outdoor cinema, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court; beach volleyball court, games room and TV lounge. All rooms at the village have access to 3G wireless internet and Skype, an ensuite bathroom, flat screen 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.  How to ApplyReference - 106109• We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately• This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia#LIWA
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