Superintendent Statutory Engineer Electrical l Mt Arthur Coal

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New South Wales

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Full Time

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Date published

26 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.


BHP’s Mt Arthur Coal is the largest individual coal production site in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley region. Located less than 5 kilometers from Muswellbrook, we produce high quality, clean energy coal for international and domestic customers. Mt Arthur Coal can offer experience and great career development opportunities.

About the role

Reporting to the Mining Engineering Manager, this challenging statutory role will see you responsible for the electrical engineering governance and technical stewardship over all electrical systems, standards and processes across the entire Mt Arthur Coal operation.

You will enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders, ensuring coaching and collaboration form part of your successful approach. You will be required to oversee the introduction of plant to site, assist the projects team to deliver site compliant installations, review and approve electrical specifications and designs, follow change management processes, audit installations, review asset and maintenance strategies, assist with incident investigations and review and maintain the electrical engineering control plan. You will be required to maintain your certificate of competency through attending industry forums and training courses.

Located in the lifestyle friendly Hunter Valley region working a 5 day roster, your previous experience in a similar type role will see you well placed for success in this great team atmosphere.

About You

You will possess a Degree or Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering and hold the NSW Electrical Engineer practising certificate (or equivalent) in line with the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulation 2017 [NSW], allowing you to perform in a statutory function as an Electrical Engineer.

You will be passionate about establishing and maintaining processes, systems and documentation to ensure that all electrical work is implemented to an impeccable safety standard. You will have experience with mining high and low voltage power systems, coal handling prep plant, electric drive trucks and shovels and computerised maintenance systems.

You will possess leadership capabilities, commercial astuteness, relationship building skills, well-developed communication and influencing skills, and you will be a key contributor to the continuous improvement of Mt Arthur Coal.  These key skills will enable you to deliver the following outcomes in your role:
  • Experience controlling, managing and being responsible for electrical activities and ensuring legislative compliance;
  • Capability to develop, review and authorise fit for purpose engineering standards, electrical procedures and documentation;
  • Well-developed communication and collaboration skills and an ability to work across various stakeholders;
  • A desire to play a role in mentoring all site electrical engineers and tradespersons.

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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