Technician Mechanical | Eastern Ridge | FIFO 2/1

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

31 July 2020

Date closing

09 August 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 looking for a Technician Mechanical to join our Mobile Maintenance team at Eastern Ridge. This is a permanent opportunity on a FIFO 2/1 roster (days & night shift). 

Reporting to the Supervisor Mobile Equipment Maintenance, you will play an integral role by:
  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to the BHP Billiton Charter, the BHP Billiton Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Demonstrate effective handling of safety incidents by ensuring that incidents and hazards are identified, reported, investigated and managed.
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Maintenance in all areas of Mobile Plant -  Shovels, Excavators, Drills, Front end loaders, Dozers –Track and wheeled, Graders, Rollers, Haul Trucks and Water carts.
  • Following specific maintenance programs and procedures. 
  • Operation of mobile equipment within limits of competence, training and experience. 
  • Carrying out checks on equipment as required.
  • Accurate completion of technical documentation, reports and drawings as required.
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and relevant work instructions associated with the work orders to a high standard and in a timely matter.
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability.

About You

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • Heavy Vehicle Fitter Trade Qualification 
  • C Class Drivers Licence as a minimum, HR Drivers License highly desirable 
  • High risk work licences not limited to: Forklift, EWP, Working at Heights, Confined Space 

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. 

Reference: 177878


Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
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