Mechanical Maintenance Technician | Newman | Residential - 8:6

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Region

Australia

Location

Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Maintenance

Date published

12 July 2019

Date closing

22 July 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 Supervisor Maintenance, within the Fixed Plant Maintenance team at Mt Whaleback, your duties will include:
  • Overriding commitment to the BHP Billiton Charter, Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Maintain all aspects of Equipment Maintenance including Preventative Maintenance, Modular Maintenance, Fault Finding, Rebuilds, Repairs, and Commissioning
  • Collaborate and work effectively with other Maintenance and Production team members, including Contractors, to better understand and manage Equipment Maintenance and resolve problems impacting on all areas
  • Facilitate and complete “Whole of Job Function” tasks, which include Pre Work, Preparation of JHA’s, Take 5’s and/or Work Instructions, Organise Materials, Execution, Test-Out, Hand-Back and Sign-Off of Work Orders
  • Carry out required Work Management duties and ensure that all Documentation and Data Entry is accurately completed and to a high standard
  • Undertake thorough Preventative Maintenance Inspections of all Plant and Equipment, reporting any defects or required future works
  • Prioritise efforts to reduce breakdowns and their duration, urgent unplanned events and interrupting work which disturbs planned and scheduled work
  • Accept a high level of ownership of Maintenance activities and equipment performance
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping, attention to detail and quality of work
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Programs that result in higher levels of Plant and Equipment performance and availability
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of Safety Processes and Procedures

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess:
  • Mechanical Trade Certified (Mechanical Fitter)
  • Minimum of C class Manual Drivers Licence
  • Experience with  safety management systems
  • Experience within the Iron Ore Sector
  • Experience troubleshooting crushing, conveying and hydraulic systems
  • Experience with statutory compliance requirements for Mine Safety and Inspection Act
  • Demonstrated ability to approach work with a ‘can do attitude’ and work well within a team to achieve combined success
  • Display a sense of urgency to complete tasks on time
  • HIAB, EWP, Forklift, Dogging and Rigging Certificates (desirable)

Location
In this residential role you will be based in Newman, Western Australia.  You will be working at the closely located ‘Mount Whaleback’ mine site, which at more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The 7,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities.  As a gateway to the Karijini national park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water courses and stunningly unique landscapes. As this is a residential position you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

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 – 96782
  • Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
  • We support flexible work at BHP. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.
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