Rail Systems Specialist | Iron Ore | Perth | Flexible work options

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

16 January 2020

Date closing

26 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 the role

This role provides the opportunity to work within a great team in our City Square Perth office.
This systems focused position plays a critical part in the management of data, auditing for quality and identification of issues relating to the companies’ rail asset protection systems that are utilised for management of risk of BHP’s rail network.  You’ll also be responsible for ensuring work completed complies with statutory and internal safety standards to ensure that our people, stakeholders and assets are safe and the risks appropriately managed.
With a curious mind and a keen eye for detail you’ll be responsible for system performance and management, data management and integrity, and the production and output of relevant data to support the Rail Asset Integrity team.
Your ideas and contributions will be truly valued from the team and wider business and you’ll have input into scoping of improvement / alignment works to be carried out on critical BHPBIO Rail systems.
This role would suit someone who has leadership qualities and is looking to build their career by providing leadership to a diverse team of technical specialists.
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.

About You

You’ll be a true team player who enjoys troubleshooting and problem solving to provide risk adverse and innovative solutions.
To be set up for success in this role you will have a tertiary qualification in a STEM or IT field.
A passion for safety and an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development are required with strong written and verbal communication skills.
We will also be looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate the following:
• Must be able to work proactively operate at a high standard autonomously
• Analytical mindset and the ability to identify and troubleshoot system issues
• Positive curiosity and natural integrator and strong team player
• Must be able to manage complex systems environments
• Experience with railroad asset protection systems (preferred but not critical)
• Experience with database administration and operation
• Experience in programming for SQL, vantage point, Ramsys and MDS (preferred but not critical)
• Technical: A minimum of 3 years working in a similar industry or role with 12 months in a technical position  (preferred but not critical)
• Experience using SAP (preferred but not critical)
• Good computer skills – especially Microsoft Office suite
• Excellent time management and work prioritisation

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 – 159444• 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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