Heavy Diesel Fitters | Field Services (Diggers & Drills) | Pilbara - FIFO

Date:  31 Mar 2024
Job Posting End Date:  18-Jun-2023;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Perth


About BHP Operations Services


BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.



About the Role


We are seeking highly motivated Heavy Diesel Fitters with digger and/or drill experience (both preferred but not essential) to join the team working across various locations within WAIO operations/sites to conduct planned and/or breakdown maintenance.


You will work a family friendly 8/6 7/7 rotating roster FIFO from Perth.


Our Field Service team is unique in which our team mobilises intermittently to where our specialised work, is predominately shutdown based and requires us to work across the Pilbara within BHP giving our technicians unique exposure to Liebherr & Epiroc major outages unlike other field positions in the business.


This way of working provides outstanding opportunities for future Field Specialists to commence their career with BHP. 


We are also looking for great future mechanical/technical leaders of our business and BHP are always looking to invest in the future of our team.


Working alongside some of our industry OEM’s and leading contract partners your machine knowledge, and experience is guaranteed to be devolved.


We have built a rewarding culture in our team and we look forward to our next team members. Whether you have just started out or if you are a senior technician, we would love to hear from you.


Responsibilities include:


  • Shutdowns, servicing, repairs, planned and breakdown maintenance on variety of Liebherr R9400, R996, 9600 and our Epiroc PV271 fleet.
  • Field Digger and Drill experience naturally sought after - Epiroc and Liebherr of advantage but not essential.
  • Following scheduled planned / breakdown maintenance and carrying out inspections on equipment as required with a high attention to detail and a strong work ethic.
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and to a high standard to mitigate any re-work.
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies and inline with site requirements to ensure a high quality of work.
  • Scoping and creating 1SAP notifications for preventative work where required and prioritisation of daily works.
  • Contribute to a positive team culture, always working to a high degree of safety, without question.
  • Clear and respectful communications between work groups and leaders to ensure an effective work environment.
  • Assisting with mobilisation of Field Maintenance assets and containers between sites.


About You


  • Trade Qualified in Heavy Diesel Mechanics
  • Previous experience in mining, in field services – desirable
  • Liebherr and Epiroc knowledge highly desirable
  • Highly safety focused
  • Team focussed, with a positive team-oriented nature
  • Autonomous work ethic
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Respectful behaviours and good customer service
  • Being aware of the shadow we cast when dealing with host sites and their representatives
  • Adaptable to change and able to improvise safely with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Confidence to speak up if something isn’t right
  • Strong ability to work remotely


You will join an amazing team of people who enjoy working as a team and supervisors who support their trades and enjoy a fun, fast supportive and safe culture.  It is a really enjoyable space at Field Services - Operations Services   Opportunities are endless 


What is on offer?


  • Excellent culture leadership and continuous career growth opportunities
  • Exposure and training to new equipment
  • Roaming positions across all our Western Australian Iron Ore Sites
  • Competitive remuneration. 
  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Yearly Retention bonus (Separate to the Annual bonus) for 12 months of continuous service.
  • Generous BHP share match scheme.
  • Highly attractive corporate discounts for all employees including Health insurance and Vehicle Lend Leasing plans.
  • Extensive on-going training and development dedicated to your career.
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Big Thanks employee internal rewards program.
  • Ongoing training, support and development to your skills, career, and you long term employment with BHP.
  • A positive work culture who supports each other, where coming to work is to be enjoyed, safely.
  • Future leadership development and support function opportunities.


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.  


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]