Specialist Mechanical Maintenance (AUX)

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

13 May 2019

Date closing

26 May 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.
Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play. Our OperationsOne of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities. Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 roster with residential, DIDO or FIFO options available.

About the role

This is an exciting time with Surface Maintenance where, as the Specialist Mechanical Execution Maintenance you will contribute as an integral team member. With multiple positions to fill these roles will report to the relevant Surface Maintenance Supervisor. You will form part of a multi-functional and diverse team supporting the area specific Maintenance department to safely and efficiently achieve departmental and BHP Olympic Dam business objectives. In this role you will:
  • Have a commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
  • Be responsible for the execution of activities across shifts and other departments in order to safely add value and improve efficiencies
  • Provide technical expertise within the maintenance team whilst facilitating preventative and reactive maintenance activities
  • Foster strong and productive working relationships across all internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to working in and promoting a healthy, safe, environmentally responsible and sustainable workplace
  • Be active in identifying and communicating improvements to procedures, processes or plant and participate in problem solving and troubleshooting of plant issues as required
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the role and support the Management of Change process to all plant modifications executed by the maintenance team
  • Scope and execute planned and unplanned mechanical maintenance activities
  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day

About You

  • Minimum trade level qualification within a mechanical discipline
  • Proficient computer skills and ideally have exposure to SAP
  • Experience in technical fault finding and continuous improvement activities
  • Exposure to hazardous area environment is preferred
  • Understanding of Quality Assurance and current WHS legislation
  • Previous shift work experience would be preferred
  • Proactive people management skills and leadership abilities

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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