Electricians | Shuts Growth Deployment | Western Australia

Date:  24-Jun-2022
Job Posting End Date:  30-May-2022;09:59:59GMT
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 Operations Services


Operations Services (OS) was established with the single goal of focusing on front line operators and maintainers. Completing work previously performed by service contractors, Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3000 employees. OS is committed to increase employment opportunities for Australian regional communities by delivering stability and sustainability that is good for our people and good for the communities.

What to expect when joining OS?  We are investing in smaller team structures that will allow us to create authentic connection between crews and supervisors with a passion to delivery high quality work and a genuine focus on safety.  


Are you ready to make your place?



About the Role


Our purpose is to accelerate safety and productivity performance across our Western Australia sites, embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live.


FIFO from Perth and working across multiple Iron Ore sites, we currently have multiple opportunities available for safety-focused Electricians to join the OS family. You will demonstrate extensive experience within a fixed plant maintenance environment and the ability to provide detailed scoping and maintenance execution for multi-disciplined workgroups.


These roles will be working a dynamic roster (182 shifts per year).  


Simply explained, this is a variable work schedule designed to meet the highs and lows of work demand, typically found in Shutdown work. Rosters are available via a mobile app on the 1st of each month, with details of the following month ahead. Eg: 1st of June, you can access your roster for July. 


With the Dynamic Roster, Operations Services employees will enjoy:


  • Permanent Work with BHP and all associated benefits
  • Competitive remuneration – consistent and reliable income
  • Guaranteed fortnightly pay
  • Leave entitlements – parental, carers bereavement, annual etc



About You


The successful candidate will possess the following:


  • Electrical trade licence
  • Minimum C class manual drivers licence
  • HV Switching would be advantageous
  • Extensive experience in fixed plant electrical maintenance 
  • Experience in detailed scoping and maintenance execution for multi-disciplined workgroups operating in a Fixed Plant Maintenance environment.
  • Experience in a shutdown & outage environment would be advantageous 
  • The ability to work within a team environment and build effective working relationships
  • Experience or a fast learner with work management software tools (e.g. 1SAP) 
  • Demonstrated computer skills 


What is on Offer


  • Permanent positions
  • Outstanding FIFO facilities
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous share match scheme
  • A broad range of discounts through our employee benefits package
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistant Program


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.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.





The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.