Maintenance Technician - Drill Fleet

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Region

Australia

Location

South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Maintenance

Date published

21 May 2020

Date closing

29 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.

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 drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

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 7/7 roster pattern roster arrangement with FIFO, DIDO or residential options available.

About the role

We are inviting applications to join our Mine Maintenance team in the role of Technician Mechanical Maintenance Drills. This role provides support to the team, by adhering to operating requirements and ensuring individual, team and site objectives are met, while maintaining an enthusiastic and safety focused approach.

In this role you will:

  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Provide mechanical trade skills to perform unplanned and/or breakdown maintenance on our Drill fleet
  • Assist with planned maintenance work where applicable
  • Develop a close working relationship with Mine personnel to ensure that all plant downtime issues are escalated correctly and rectified immediately

About You

  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
  • Trade qualified in a relevant discipline
  • Experience post trade in hydraulics/pneumatics, preferably within a similar environment
  • Previous experience with Atlas Copco M2C Boomer and L6C Simba would be highly advantageous, along with riggers, doggers, crane and NF01/NF02 welding tickets
  • A team player with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels

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.  

Important


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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