Boilermaker - Mobile Equipment | Jimblebar WA | 8/6 7/7 FIFO

Date:  3 Apr 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



We are currently looking for a qualified boilermaker who has had extensive experience with maintaining heavy mobile equipment specifically digger and drills. This is a permanent position based at our Jimblebar mine on a 8/6, 7/7 FIFO roster from Perth. 

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to: 


  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Charter, our Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations;
  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment and sustainable development 
  • Working within MEM, you will be responsible for preventative and breakdown maintenance of all surface mobile equipment. Team members are expected to demonstrate focus on safety, achievement and team engagement in all aspects of their work. 
  • Ensuring dispatch and KPI reporting systems are kept up to date and reflect actual equipment status for down time and data is analysed to identify trends and target improvement opportunities;
  • Ensuring adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process

About You



As the successful candidate you will possess the following:


  • Australian recognised Boilermaker / Fabrication trade qualification - essential 
  • Experience as field maintenance boilermaker
  • Proven experience working with Liebherr diggers and Epiroc drills - highly desirable
  • Ability to identify opportunities for continuous improvement, be self-motivated and show passion toward the equipment within the department.
  • Experience in mining maintenance environments
  • Capability in 1SAP or similar maintenance management systems (desirable)
  • HR Class driver’s license - essential 


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].