Electrician | WA Iron Ore | Residential Port Hedland | Talent

Date:  8 Jul 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 seeking interest for Fixed Plant Electricians to join our teams in Port Hedland. Reporting to the Fixed Plant Electrical Supervisor, your role will involve the safe application of preventative and prognostic maintenance on our fixed plant and site infrastructure, this includes breakdown, shutdown support and modular type works within the electrical teams.


These roles will be working on a residential roster, your duties will include:


  • Contributing to our safety and continuous improvement culture, BHP Operating Systems (BOS), by being pro-active and demonstrating a commitment to high standards of execution within your trade
  • Maintain a high-level working knowledge of safety processes
  • Inspection, servicing, adjustment, troubleshooting and repair of all plant and infrastructure equipment.
  • Have a sound understanding of maintenance management principles,
  • Work effectively with other maintenance and production team members, including contractors.
  • Proficiency with computer-based planning systems, ideally 1SAP & Fiori
  • Ensure that all documentation and data entry is accurately completed
  • Ensure adequate application of corrective work to facilitate the Planning Process.
  • Monitoring of asset integrity and compliance to statutory maintenance & inspection requirements
  • Strong commitment to the field leadership program and the coaching of field leadership activities



About You


To be suitable for this role, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Australia recognized trade qualification – A grade Electrical License
  • Current Australian C class manual drivers licence
  • Well-developed understanding of the operation and maintenance of Fixed Plant equipment
  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment, and sustainable development.
  • Experience working in Iron Ore Processing Plant is highly desirable
  • Forklift Licence, Working at Heights, Confined Space, High Voltage switching and EWP tickets an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to work well within a team to achieve outcomes
  • Motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision
  • Be dedicated to Continuous Improvements
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, with a desire to develop and learn




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].