Condition Monitoring Analyst

Date:  4 Jul 2024
Job Posting End Date: 
Job Country: 

Canada

Job State/Province:  Saskatchewan
Job Location/Region:  Saskatoon

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 Potash

The Jansen project in Saskatchewan, Canada is set to become one of the largest potash mines in the world and is located approximately 140 kilometers east of Saskatoon.  

 

BHP’s CAD$14 billion (US$10.5 billion) investment in the Jansen project will deliver a potash mine in Saskatchewan designed to maximise sustainability. As the largest investment in Saskatchewan’s history, Jansen is expected to generate approximately 5,500 workforce opportunities during construction and 900 long-term roles. 

 

Jansen's construction will take place over several years with first production planned for late 2026. Once fully ramped up, Jansen is expected to have an initial production capacity of approximately 8.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa), with the potential to produce 16 to 17 Mtpa in future stages. 

About the Role

In this role you’ll be making valued contributions towards the safe execution of maintenance, and ensuring we deliver best in class reliability and availability. This is an opportunity for you to undertake activities that create maximum operational and commercial value for our mining operations.

 

  • Working closely with multiple stakeholders you’ll gain exposure across electrical, mechanical, processing, engineering, maintenance, and work management functions. You will be a key contributor to the innovation that is continually transforming the way we work at BHP.
  • Manage, implement, and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs – including on-site data collection, analysis, and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment.
  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis).
  • Identify opportunities to improve plant reliability, availability, and performance.
  • Provide support, mentoring and technical reviews for team members in predictive and preventive maintenance practices.
  • Execute maintenance strategies and programs, seeking opportunities for improvement by using the latest in data analytics techniques.
  • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects.
  • Carry out sensor installation, conveyor belt thickness testing and other NDT duties.
  • Primary predictive maintenance inspections using vibration monitoring equipment, infra-red temperature monitoring devices, oil analysis and visual inspection.
  • Condition monitoring data collection, preparation, analysis, and interpretation including tracking, trending, report preparation and maintenance repair recommendations.
  • Condition monitoring duties will be in all areas of fixed plant including crushing, ore conveying systems, screening, and train loading.

Work Location

This role will be based at the Jansen Mine Site located in Leroy, SK with a rotational work schedule of 5 days on, followed by 2 days off, or an 8/80 rotation. As this role is not eligible for accommodation in the site camp, the incumbent must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the Jansen site. BHP offers domestic relocation assistance to support the successful incumbent in transitioning, if required. Benefits offered as part of the relocation program include (but are not limited to) new home purchase assistance, temporary accommodations, home finding trip and a relocation allowance.

About You

You will have demonstrated technical knowledge of fixed plant equipment vibration, lubrication, thermography, and wear analysis using predictive maintenance strategies. You’ll also be invited to freely share your opinions in the support of innovation and shape the future direction of our maintenance strategies.

 

You will have:

  • Significant experience in the maintenance and/or monitoring  (preferred in the mining / minerals processing sector)
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience of managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies including;
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, CMMS Systems, SAP/Fiori, MHM Databases and Oil Analysis Databases and PDS Database;
  • Qualifications and certification to the relevant ISO standards in oil analysis, ultrasonic testing, NDT and thermography preferred;
  • Work autonomously with demonstrated ability to proactively drive improvements.

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 several 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.  The outcome of these checks is not determinative or whether or not BHP decides to make an offer of employment. 

 

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

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 is 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 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]

 

At BHP, we aim to unlock the enormous potential that diverse and inclusive teams bring to the workplace, to leave a strong legacy within and beyond our operations for the generations to come.  

 

Based on existing demographics in our Potash project preference in hiring will be given to qualified women and Indigenous peoples who self-identify as such in the application process. This reasonable and justifiable measure has been implemented pursuant to section 56 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, 2018.