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Asset Integrity Specialist | Nickel West | Leinster | 5:2/4:3 Flex

Date:  04-May-2021
Job Posting End Date:  18-May-2021;11:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Kalgoorlie, Goldfields and Esperance

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 Nickel West


Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana. 


A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.  


Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future. 

About the Role


Nickel West currently have an exciting opportunity for an Asset Integrity Specialist to join their Maintenance Integrity Asset team based at their Leinster site.  


In this role your responsibilities will include:


  • Champion the reduction of site based risks.
  • Develop both internal and external scopes or work for structural steel packages and structural repairs.
  • Review and evaluate external tender scopes of work.
  • Oversee external contractors executing works on site.
  • Be the point of contact for engineering technical support for the Asset Integrity team.
  • Ensure engineering standards and specifications are adhered to in the operations of the Asset Integrity team.
  • Liaise with Superintendent in the tracking and reporting of structural defects.
  • Mentor the Asset Integrity team in regards to structural engineering standards.
  • Work with peers from the operations and maintenance departments to resolve asset Integrity issues in order to deliver optimal plant performance.




About You


We have a strong focus on finding individuals with the right values, leadership capability, and communication skills.  In addition to demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide critical thinking and a solution-focused attitude.


You will have access to technology that will enable you to work flexibly, which is key to BHP’s success in addressing the requirements of a diverse workforce. 


As part of the Asset Integrity team, the following attributes will be key to your success:


  • Tertiary and or Trade qualifications and demonstrated experience working in the structural or construction industry fields.
  • Experience and sound knowledge of Asset Integrity through maintenance and/or projects execution.
  • Well-developed communication skills and an ability to work with various stakeholders.
  • Strong MS Office skills.
  • Strong site based knowledge of structural steelwork repairs and replacement.





The role is working on a Fly in Fly out basis from Perth to Leinster (flexible roster arrangements available).  Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.  The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate.  The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.  As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Leinster. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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.


Reference Number – 36703


  • You may be requested to complete a video assessment as part of the initial recruitment process
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.





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