Autonomous Haulage Technician | Newman WA | 8/6 7/7 FIFO

Date:  16 Mar 2024
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Pilbara



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


As a candidate who enjoys a workshop environment of high safety and operational standards you will:


  • Hold extensive experience in a workshop environment/truck environment.
  • Conduct heavy Vehicle Mechanical Maintenance on Autonomous Mobile Plant - Ideally with exposure to some of the following where possible:  Excavators, Drills, Front end loaders, Dozers –Track and wheeled, Graders, , Autonomous Haul Trucks.
  • Following specific maintenance programs and procedures and carrying out checks on Autonomous equipment as required.
  • Ensure accurate completion of technical documentation, reports and drawings as required.
  • Be comfortable in the use of computerised maintenance systems (SAP), including time confirmations, raising notifications and closing work orders.
  • Take personal responsibility for helping the team achieve expected results by doing what is required and taking timely actions within the scope of competence without being supervised.
  • Undertake training on a regular basis and provide support and coaching to work mates within area of competence.
  • Assist the Autonomous Maintenance Supervisor with rescheduling of work, organising and coordinating resources, scoping of work and determining priorities when required
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and assist in the implementing of the new initiatives in a constructive way.

About You

If you have worked or are new to a maintenance role and believe that your maintenance future could be in mining, then we might have a relevant opportunity for you if you hold the following:

  • Australian Recognised Heavy Diesel/ Auto Electrical Trade Certificate.
  • CAT or Westrac trained is preferred.
  • Strong heavy vehicle mechanical fitting maintenance competency, with sound diagnostic abilities (Cat) 
  • Experience within the Autonomous Mining industry.
  • C Class Drivers Licence (HR Desirable)
  • Desirable - Forklift Licence · EWP, Working at Heights, CV (Hiab), CN (Non Slewing Crane), Dogman, Confined Space
  • Command/Terrain Training would be preferred
  • Ability to work off CAT schematic drawings
  • Exposure to FIFO or shift work   
  • Strong presentation, communication and coaching skills and the ability to work closely in a team environment


If you are committed to a respectful workplace and want to unlock your potential whilst helping BHP achieve, then get in touch to find out more about the different opportunities on offer.  Why not you?  Why not now?


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. 

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


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].