Supervisor Maintenance Mobile Fleet | Olympic Dam

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

15 May 2020

Date closing

25 May 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

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. 

This role is offered on a 7/7 working roster and is flexible to consider residential (Roxby Downs), FIFO ex Adelaide or DIDO. 

We are currently looking for a Mobile Fleet Maintenance Supervisor to lead a team based at Olympic Dam in the Underground and Surface workshop environments. You will be a key contributor in building a team who deliver maintenance activities to ensure compliance with weekly maintenance schedules, operating standards and defined processes.

You will be empowered by your Superintendent and encouraged to ensure your team are connected to their strategy and plan. We recognise that our talented network of Supervisors, are key to our success.  Ensuring our people remain safe, engaged and empowered underpins every leadership role across the business.

Reporting to the Superintendent Mobile Fleet Maintenance, you will play an integral role by:
  • Being first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team
  • Identifying, building and developing team capability through ongoing and regular coaching and development
  • Prioritising the execution of work based on condition of risk of equipment to prevent unplanned failures and supervise the execution of the weekly work schedule 
  • Planning and scheduling break in work as based on risk of equipment failure within a 7 day period
  • Identifying and implementing Maintenance Execution improvement initiatives with support from Maintenance Analysis & Improvement (A&I)
  • Allocating resources to achieve optimal maintenance outcomes as part of work activity planning 
  • Offering continued development and mentorship to your team and ensure competency of individual maintainers in the safe performance of their duties

About You

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’
  • Hold a mechanical trade certificate and experience in mobile fleet maintenance  
  • Experience working in mining sector
  • Ideally have experience as a Supervisor or in a leadership position. 
  • Be quality focused with a drive to achieve results for the team
  • Ability to balance multiple incoming priorities and effectively deliver on customer expectations 
  • Confidence to work across a range of disciplines and levels to foster mutually beneficial and cohesive relationships

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. 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. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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