Auto Electricians | Mobile Equipment Maintenance (Workshop) | FIFO from Perth or Residential

Date:  2 Apr 2024
Job Posting End Date:  18-Jun-2023;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Pilbara

About BHP Operations Services


BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.



About the Role


We are seeking experienced Auto Electricians with demonstrated experience maintaining and diagnosing earthmoving plant and equipment based in our Mobile Equipment Maintenance Division (Predominantly Newman Operations - Newman East and Newman West) to conduct planned and/or breakdown maintenance and repairs, FIFO from Perth.  This role offers an 8/6 7/7 rotating day/night roster.


Our Mobile Equipment Maintenance Team, workshop based offers a variety of challenges based on the individuals' skills, and we can often tailor to the candidate's needs.  You will be exposed to some of the largest machinery in mining and provided plenty of opportunities to grow your skill base or your career if this is what you are after.   If you are a technician new to mining or an experienced technician looking for a career change, we look forward to hearing from you.


Responsibilities include:


  • Servicing, diagnosing, planned and breakdown maintenance on variety of mobile plant and equipment - Cat knowledge is advantageous.
  • Following scheduled planned / breakdown maintenance and carrying out inspections on equipment as required
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and to a high standard
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies 
  • Scoping and creating 1SAP notifications for preventative work 
  • Contribute to a positive team culture, working to a high degree of safety at all times, without question


About You


  • Trade Qualified Auto Electrician 
  • Previous experience in mining, or a transferrable industry with larger sized earthmoving equipment desirable but not essential
  • Cat knowledge highly desirable, however not essential 
  • Highly safety focussed
  • Team focussed, with a positive team oriented nature
  • Autonomous work ethic 
  • Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team


We offer flexibility, an inclusive culture and a significant amount of opportunities to boost your technical capacity and experience in mining. BHP provides exceptions career opportunities as well as exciting new benefits and incentives from a monetary and lifestyle perspective so apply for a confidential discussion about how your future could expand and grow with BHP.


We can offer FIFO from PERTH or Residential positions with company housing and significantly reduced water and electricity based on the subsidies available to you.  We can discuss options that may suit you on application.


What is on offer?


  • Genuine career development and growth opportunities within Operations Services
  • A culture of trust, teamwork and collaboration 
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package revised to attract the right candidates
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous BHP share match scheme
  • Highly attractive corporate discounts for all employees on extensive corporate partners
  • BHP BIG THANKS Employee Rewards Program - monetarily beneficial and famous within BHP for its monetary value. Be rewarded and instantly start shopping!
  • Extensive on-going training and development dedicated to your career for the long=term
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistance Program
  • A positive work culture who supports each other, where coming to work is to be enjoyed, safely.


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.  


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.   


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity. 


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected]