Signals Technician | FIFO | Even Time Roster

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Region

Australia

Location

Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Maintenance

Date published

07 June 2019

Date closing

17 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 an experienced Signals Technician to join our Rail Maintenance team! This role will be responsible for implementing signal project upgrades, changes and maintenance. The successful candidate will be working towards the delivery of value-adding projects and maintenance to ensure high level of availability for signals infrastructure. 

Main job responsibilities will include but not limited to: 
  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Billiton Charter, the BHP Billiton Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
  • Undertaking signal maintenance and renewal works
  • Assist with scope identification for Maintenance and Renewal Works (requirements and timeframes)
  • Liaise with contractors and BHP employees to achieve targets safely
  • Ensure works are completed on time and up to standard
  • Assist with training of sub-contractors and other staff including apprentices and graduate engineers

Location
This position is based at Port Hedland, Redmont, Yandi or Newman dependent on the work required on a fly-in fly-out 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off roster.  Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia.   The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, TV lounge and games rooms. All rooms at the villages have their own en-suite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning. 

About You

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • Qualifications at a trade certificate level in Railroad Signalling Communications /Electronics Technical fields
  • Cert IV Electrical Rail Signalling. Candidates without a Cert IV Electrical Railway Signalling who have significant railway signalling experience will also be considered.
  • “A” Grade Electrical Licence
  • Equipment familiarity – GE equipment, coded track circuits,  train control systems, grade predictor flash light crossings and telemetry systems both radio & fibre experience will be highly regarded 
  • A C class drivers licence 
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite and computerised maintenance management systems

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: 90809

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