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Senior Technician Electrical | FIFO or Residential 8/6 | Newman

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

10 June 2019

Date closing

20 June 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 currently looking for a Senior Technician Electrical to join our Housing Maintenance team in Newman. Reporting to the Supervisor Housing Maintenance, the Senior Electrical Technician will perform planned and unplanned maintenance duties on BHP’s housing portfolio, provide technical expertise and have the willingness to step up and lead the team on a limited but regular basis. This is a permanent position on an 8/6 roster with FIFO or residential options available. 

Main responsibilities include: 
  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to the BHP Charter, the BHP Group Level documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations
  • Undertake planned and breakdown maintenance activities on our housing portfolio
  • Work with Supervision to provide best practice 1SAP work management processes and ensure maintenance is completed to plan
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to housing department
  • Provide regular Supervision coverage as required
  • Champion continuous improvement projects

With this role you have the choice of either being residentially based in Newman or fly-in fly-out from Perth to Newman on a 8/6 roster. If you would prefer the residential option, you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

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. 

About You

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • Electrical Trade certificate and current valid Western Australia Electrical Worker’s licence - Mandatory
  • Electrical nominee accreditation highly desirable and be willing to be the departments Electrical Nominee
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to safe systems of work
  • Proven leadership skills and previous Supervisory experience highly desirable
  • Experience on testing and fault finding commercial and domestic installations.
  • Experience with 1 SAP and BHP operating systems of safety is highly advantageous
  • Data cabling and communication experience an advantage
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence

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: 91527


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