Supervisor Electrical Maintenance – Olympic Dam

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

06 February 2020

Date closing

16 February 2020 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

This role will be responsible for managing a small team of electricians and instrumentation specialist responsible for the maintenance of surface fixed plant equipment across Olympic Dam. The Supervisor Electrical Maintenance will lead the team to ensure operational requirements including achievement of individual, team and site objectives and KPI’s are met and maintained. 

The Supervisor Electrical Maintenance will also be responsible for:
  • Providing guidance and direction to a team of electricians and instrumentation specialist, ensuring appropriate use of electrical resources to maximise benefit to the company and to maximise the availability of the plant. 
  • Direct planned, unplanned and routine maintenance inspections and checks to equipment.
  • Assist in resolution of electrical issues affecting equipment performance and availability.
  • Complete regular safety checks, assessments and discussions with the team, work to mitigate associated risks across operations to ensure safety and risk management requirements are met. 
  • Manage administrative tasks in SAP and conduct electrical maintenance reports and audits as required. 
  • Work in with the various project teams to ensure the asset is able to meet its requirements and work with mining departments to achieve targets.

Our Operations

One 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 days / 7 off / 7 nights / 7 off roster, with residential or FIFO options available from Adelaide SA. 

About You

Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership. Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team.

To be considered for this role you will have:
  • Electrical trade certificate
  • SA A-class electrical workers license or the ability to obtain 
  • C class manual driver’s license 
  • Experience working in mining and heavy industry environments
  • Proven ability to lead a team and drive positive culture in conjunction with other team supervisors
  • Ability to effectively communicate across multiple levels and disciplines
  • Previous experience in functional area is desirable, but not essential
  • SAP experience highly regarded

Come and 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 drives culture and culture drives performance. 

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 – 161808
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