Heavy Diesel Fitters - Technician Maintenance - Western Australia

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 a Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter to join the BHP Operations Services Field Maintenance Execution team.  Some of your responsibilities may include:

  • Maintenance and repairs to mainly Liebherr excavators and Epiroc drills
  • Major shut down and component change outs and scheduled maintenance
  • Identifying and rectifying faults during inspections 
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment 
  • Assisting in implementation of safety improvement projects and standardized work 
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Undertake training on a regular basis and provide support and coaching to work mates


About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Relevant trade qualification
  • Previous experience in mining 
  • Previous experience working on excavators &/ or drills will be highly regarded
  • Highly safety focused
  • Keen to learn with a willingness for self-improvement
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure


Please note applications from existing 482 visas will be considered 


You will be based across all WAIO mines on a 8/6 Day 7/7 nights roster. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the villages have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning. 


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.