Supervisor Infrastructure Maintenance

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Work type

Full Time

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Date published

23 June 2020

Date closing

05 July 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

We are currently seeking an experienced Supervisor Maintenance Infrastructure to join our team at Goonyella Riverside on a day shift only. Reporting to the Superintendent Maintenance Infrastructure, you will be responsible for the effective supervision of a diverse team of tradespeople responsible for safely executing planned and corrective maintenance work.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, dynamic leader who has a proactive commitment to safety, preventive maintenance processes and the confidence to involve their people in all elements of the job. Demonstrated interpersonal skills are necessary to be an effective leader of a broadly skilled team.

In this role you will:

  • Oversee, direct and coordinate preventative maintenance activities, manage breakdown work in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner
  • Manage, coach and lead a team of contractors
  • Manage maintenance activities through site systems and processes
  • Actively participate in the planning and materials control processes and maintenance improvement initiatives
  • Comply with all standard procedures, legislation and regulations
  • Monitor maintenance budgets and involvement in their preparation

About You

  • Several years’ front line leadership experience preferably in open cut coal mining
  • Electrical Trade qualifications
  • Experience with High Voltage electrical work and Overhead power lines
  • Competencies including RIIRIS301D (previously RIIRIS301B, RIIRIS301A, MNCG1001A or QMS1), RIIWHS301D (previously RIIOHS301A, MNCG1008A or QMS2) and RIICOM301D (previously RIICOM301B, RIICOM301A, MNCG1009A or QMS3)
  • Proven ability to build a culture of care within the workforce
  • Passionate and energetic, with the ability to influence and build relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience working within a budget and ability to forecast spend
  • Well-developed organisational, analytical, verbal and writing skills
  • Experience managing a team of tradespeople and subcontractors
  • Experience with Contractor Management Systems highly regarded
  • Experience with the 1SAP system and/or Fiori highly regarded
  • Key knowledge of defect resolution and continuous improvement

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.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.To protect the health and safety of vulnerable persons in line with current Government advice, you may be asked to undergo a COVID-19 related health assessment.Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place.These measures are to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures. Where applicable these measures will be discussed in the recruitment process.
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