Senior Electrical Engineer l Asset Engineering BMA – Brisbane

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Full Time

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Date published

12 January 2020

Date closing

21 January 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 BMA

BHP Alliance (BMA) is Australia's largest coal producer with various operational mine sites in the Bowen Basin and a world class coal loading port at the Hay Point Coal Terminal, near Mackay in Central Queensland. As the world's largest seaborne coking coal supplier, and part of the BHP group, BMA is uniquely positioned to offer experience and career development opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.

About the role

The Electrical Engineer will report to the Governance & Technical Stewardship Superintendent, and will play a key role in providing a deep technical electrical expertise to the Operation’s blueprint and work closely with Operation’s Governance and Technical Stewardship teams to fulfil its core accountabilities. You will join a team of successful engineers and work collaboratively with all BMA Operations across the Bowen Basin.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide deep electrical technical functional expertise to the Operations
  • Lead the development and implementation of electrical specifications and standards for our Operations.
  • Identification, selection and development of business improvement opportunities in areas of technical expertise
  • Delivery of systems strategic plans to ensure compliance, reliability and consistent processes
  • Strong participation as a vital member of the Engineering team. This involves input into business plans, budgets and the safe, effective utilisation of the operation’s assets.
  • Ensuring compliance to statutory and regulatory requirements

About You

As the successful candidate you will have Tertiary Qualification in Electrical Engineering with relevant experience in a mining operation and exposure to the responsibilities stated above. You will have demonstrated capabilities in effectively engaging with various stakeholders across our business along with your focus on safety leadership experience.

You will also have extensive proven experience in design and management of electrical projects, as well as solid knowledge of the Electrical codes and standards. Proven experience managing contractors to deliver positive results in safety, culture and productivity coupled with business acumen will ensure success in this role. 

As this role requires you to be a strong people leader, naturally you are a forward thinker and focused on process discipline.

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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