Technician Auto Electrical | Iron Ore | Newman Area C | FIFO 2:1

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

04 December 2019

Date closing

13 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.

About the role

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor with the Field Mobile Maintenance team some of your responsibilities may include:
  • Preventative maintenance, repairs, and fault finding on Mobile fleet consisting of Liebherr 996 & 9400 excavators, (Atlas Copco) Epiroc PV271 & D65 Surface Drill Rigs
  • Following specific maintenance programs and carrying out inspections on mobile fleet as required
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and to a high standard
  • Carrying out daily inspections on excavator and drill fleet in pit as required  
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies on the mobile fleet  
  • Identifying and rectifying faults during inspections 
  • Scoping and creating 1SAP notifications for preventative work the mobile fleet
  • Working from OEM schematic drawings, manuals, and SIS/ Quick Serve
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment 
  • Assisting in implementation of 5S, Safety improvement projects and standardized work 
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Ensure returns of unused or reparable materials are processed accurately
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with rescheduling of work, organising and coordinating resources, scoping of work and determining priorities 
  • Take personal responsibility for helping the team achieve expected results by doing what is required and taking timely actions 
  • Undertake training on a regular basis and provide support and coaching to work mates
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and assist in the implementing of the new initiatives in a constructive way
  • Executing tasks to a high standard and in a timely matter

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
  • Cert III in Automotive Electrical 
  • Automotive Refrigerant Handling Licence 
  • Demonstrate sound diagnostic abilities
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work closely in a team environment
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in mining, FIFO exposure advantageous
  • Computer Literacy (SAP exposure advantageous but not essential)  
  • Valid Australian C Class licence essential, HR driver’s license desirable
  • High Risk Work Licence (HRWL), desirable
  • Experience working with Liebherr Excavators or Epiroc Drills desirable
  • Cummins engine experience advantageous 

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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