Refrigeration Technician | Mt Keith | Nickel West | FIFO 7/7

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

21 November 2019

Date closing

08 December 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

We are looking for an experienced hands on Refrigeration Technician to join our maintenance and repairs team at Mt Keith. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor and working with a variety of equipment including evaporative coolers, cool rooms/freezers you will demonstrate the following;
  • Overriding commitment to BHP Billiton Charter, health, safety, environment and sustainable development
  • Responsible for village and maintenance repairs
  • Working with the highest priority to safety at all times, striving to complete work within agreed timeframes.
  • Family friendly 7x7 roster flying in and out of Perth (dayshift only)
  • Work effectively with other maintenance and production team members
  • Ensure that all documentation and data entry is accurately completed
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping and undertake housekeeping and safety inspections

About Nickel West
Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.
A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia. 
Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
  • Current Refrigeration Licence (ARCTICK accredited)
  • Restricted Electrical Licence (essential) 
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence (essential)
  • Previous experience in a similar role and confident working with minimum supervision.
  • High level of computer literacy, preferably accompanied by 1SAP experience
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong orientation to safe work practices, demonstrating a "can do" attitude 

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Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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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