Auto-Electricians | Olympic Dam | 7/7

Date:  13-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  31-Jul-2022;10:29:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  South Australia
Job Location/Region:  Roxby Downs


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 drives 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 residential, FIFO or DIDO options available.


About the role

The role will involve being an active team member, providing Auto-Electrical Maintenance support to the Mobile Fleet Maintenance work team. You will adhere to operating requirements and strive for the safe achievement of individual, team and site objectives.  

In this role you will:

•    Promote and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
•    Assist with any planned maintenance and complete tasks in a timely manner
•    Provide Auto-Electrical trade skills to perform unplanned or breakdown maintenance
•    Maintain equipment on the surface/workshop or as part of the underground team
•    Work with your team to a high level of accountability and be able to build productive team relationships
•    Provide Feedback to the Shift Maintenance Supervisors on job progress


To find out more about working underground and to meet our team at Olympic Dam CLICK HERE



About you

•    Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way.
•    Auto-Electrical trade qualifications (or a closely related field)with experience in heavy machinery
•    Underground mining experience highly regarded
•    Rigger, Dogger, Crane, FL and Bridge & Gantry tickets, also advantageous
•    Solid time management skills and ability to prioritise
•    A proactive team player who is also self-motivated and able to work effectively unsupervised
•    Ability to communicate well across multiple levels and disciplines



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 affects our workforce. For further information please see our website at 


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.