Heavy Diesel Fitters - Technician Maintenance - WA Maintenance

Date:  28-May-2023
Job Posting End Date:  07-Jul-2023;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 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 current seeking Heavy Diesel Fitters.  Your primary duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preventative and breakdown maintenance of all mobile  CAT equipment by running diagnostics testing and servicing diesel engine vehicles
  • Identifying and rectifying faults during inspections
  • Oil changes, testing engine safety, part upgrades, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventative maintenance and repairing faults
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment 
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and assist in the implementing of the new initiatives in a constructive way
  • Demonstrate a focus on safety, achievement and team engagement in all aspects of work


What is on offer?

  • Permanent employment with BHP 
  • FIFO from Perth 
  • Potential to take over Australian sponsorship visas (please note you must currently reside in Australia) 
  • Competitive remuneration 
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Continuous focus on developing you to be the best you can be through our Mastery Program
  • Generous share match scheme
  • Novated leasing


About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Relevant trade qualification
  • A high level of experience with CAT trucks (793, 789, 785) is highly advantageous but not essential 
  • 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 teamwork mentality to achieve result


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

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.