Superintendent Water Technical and Compliance | Iron Ore | Perth CBD

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

10 July 2019

Date closing

20 July 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

The Superintendent Water Technical and Compliance is a dynamic role, responsible for leading a team to provide operational, technical and compliance support for WA Iron Ore (WAIO) potable, waste and surplus water systems:
This role is tasked with ensuring assets within WAIO meet regulatory requirements for the:
  • Provision of Potable drinking water in accordance with industry standards and legislative requirements 
  • Management of waste water in accordance with the site specific DEP licence conditions and DMP regulations.
  • Management of surplus water outside the mine gate in accordance with the site specific DEP and DoW license conditions.

In this dynamic role you will play a key role in the BHP Water Stewardship program, take ownership of material risk controls for both water and non-water risks and manage multiple tier 1 & 2 contracts. 

About You

This role would suit an exceptional communicator with highly effective team management skills paired with ability to build relationships with key stakeholders within the broader business. Your tertiary qualification in Engineering, Hydrology or a relevant Science discipline will provide you the technical foundations for success, coupled with your sound interpersonal skills, you will be able to create influence and shape decisions. 

A key aspect of this role will involve external stakeholder engagement with health, water and environmental regulatory groups, previous experience in this area will be highly regarded.

You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower - ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.
This role will also require ad-hoc travel to our WA Iron Ore Sites, approximately 1-2 trips per month. 

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

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 Number – 96472
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia. 

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