Auto Electrician | Western Australia Iron Ore

Date:  21-Jun-2022
Job Posting End Date:  16-Jun-2022;11:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
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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 seeking highly skilled Auto Electricians to join our Mobile Maintenance team.  The successful individuals will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and will demonstrate the following:


  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment and sustainable development;
  • Auto Electrical diagnosing and repairing of Mobile Plant Equipment 
  • Ensuring that all documentation and data entry is accurately completed;
  • Auto Electrical maintenance and repairs on Light vehicles;
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of safety processes


BHP WA Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations currently involve an integrated system of seven inland mines, more than 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities; Nelson Point and Finucane Island at Port Hedland.


“Western Australia Iron Ore” value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment


"Western Australia Iron Ore" (W.A.I.O) Sites:


  • Yandi
  • Jimblebar
  • South Flank
  • Area C
  • Eastern Ridge (Newman East)


Roster options:-


  • Fly-in-Fly-Out (2&1, 8&6, 7&7)


“Western Australia Iron Ore” has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at W.A.I.O as we seek to strengthen our future.


About You


You will believe in the value that maintenance can bring to an organisation.


As the successful candidate you will possess the following: 


  • Auto Electrician Trade (Australian recognised);
  • Experience working as an Auto Electrician in a mining environment (desirable)
  • A current manual drivers licence;
  • Dogging, Rigging & Forklift High Risk Licence (desirable not essential);
  • Computer literacy and/or experience in 1SAP;
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work well within a team to achieve outcomes;


If you have demonstrated experience in heavy industry, aviation, manufacturing or similar we encourage your application.


If you are committed to deliver exceptional results and want to unlock your potential whilst helping to unleash ours, then get in touch to find out more about the different opportunities on offer.


What is on offer?


  • A variety of rosters on offer to enable your work to fit with your life
  • An opportunity to supercharge your career by working on world class projects
  • Variety of different career paths and opportunities
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Permanent positions
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms
  • A broad range of discounts through our employee benefits package
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous share match scheme
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistant Program


About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks, which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants’ suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug, and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP, please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affect our workforce. For further information, please see our website LINK


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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state, or local laws.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, and sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state, or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.