Communication Tech & Lifting Tech | Area C | 8/6 Roster

Date:  10-Jan-2023
Job Posting End Date:  28-Feb-2023;08:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


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  


Mining Area C, part of Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO), is one of five mining hubs in the Pilbara region. It is located 120 kilometres north-west of Newman on the Traditional Lands of the Banjima People. It consists of eight open-cut mines, three ore handling plants and one train load-out facility. In operation since 2003, the mine is responsible for approximately 52 million tonnes of ore production per annum. 


Mining Area C currently operates on a fly-in fly-out 2/1 roster.  Flights operate from Perth to Coondewanna Airport. Employees are accommodated at Packsaddle Camp. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.   


Feedback from our workforce tells us a more family friendly roster would be welcomed by our employees, and as such we are moving our Fixed Plant teams to an even time roster of 8/6/7/7.  


As such, Mining Area C Fixed Plant are seeking experienced individuals to join our world class operation in the following opportunities:  


  • Communications and Data Technician

  • Lifting Technician 


About You  


Your expertise in problem solving & diagnostics, coupled with your ability to communicate and build strong team relationships will make you an ideal candidate.  


Ideally you will meet the following requirements;  


  • Hold an Australian or equivalent trade certificate 

  • Experience working in a maintenance role in mining, heavy industry, manufacturing or a transferable industry 

  • Relevant experience performing preventative maintenance, repairs and fault finding on fixed plant mining equipment or similar 

  • A commitment to safety, quality and attention to detail and procedure 

  • The ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure 

  • A strong desire to learn and a high level of enthusiasm to develop a range of new skills 

  • A desire to achieve results through great teamwork and the ability to collaborate effectively within a multi-skilled team. 


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 (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 a 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 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.  


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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.