Heavy Diesel Mechanic/Fitter | Perth Repair Centre | 7:7 Days only

Date:  10 Jul 2024
Job Posting End Date:  12-Jun-2023;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


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

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


 Our Perth Repair Centre based in Welshpool, Perth; provides critical re-build and component services to our many WA Pilbara Mine sites.

The centre composes a large workshop/manufacturing floor – boasting highly qualified trades/technicians who are providing critical mechanical and electrical works to our trucks, grades loaders and other critical earth moving machinery.

A close-knit bond is reflected in a positive, proactive and successful workforce, demonstrating diversity in its people, delivering innovation, constant evolution and successful cost-effective outcomes to the business.

Our Perth Repair Centre is on an upward growth period and provides an excellent opportunity for you to build your career.

Application, attitude, and a hands-on approach will get you everywhere in this role. Candidates who demonstrate transferrable mechanical trade-skills in a similar environment or industry (workshop) will transfer well.

We currently have vacancies for highly safety, diagnostic and technically focused Mechanics to join the Machine Rebuilds team. We are offering an appealing 7 on 7 on Thursday-Wednesday 6am-6pm - DAY ONLY ROSTER, where you will have the opportunity to drive to work and return home every night!

We currently have a vast number of machines currently within the rebuild team such as 785C, 793D, 793F Trucks, D10,D10T, 16M,18 series graders, 854, 992, 994 Loaders. The centre completes machine rebuilds to set deadlines and timeframes. Due to this, our workshop is fast operating. A high level of diagnostic experience is required for this role. The ability to operate CAT SIS is advantageous.


Your role will involve, but is not limited to:


  • Disassembling/assembling cat machinery such as dump trucks, graders, dozers and loaders

  • Diagnosing, analysing and repairing components

  • Creating a safe learning environment and a commitment to safety training and technical growth


About you:


  • Relevant mechanical trade qualification

  • A proven commitment to safety

  • The ability to foster a teamwork atmosphere within your work group

  • Ability to adapt and evolve in a very fast paced mechanical environment

  • Demonstrated prior experience working with heavy plant and equipment or transferrable examples

  • Forklift and dogging tickets preferred – but not essential

What is on offer? 


  • Dedicated product training and upskill for the right candidates

  • Be home every night!

  • Local 7 on 7 off DAY ONLY roster in Perth - Welshpool (other rosters may present as per above)

  • A culture that is enviable and enjoyed by all at our Perth Repair Centre - Something we are all so proud of

  • Permanent position - So much to learn

  • Competitive remuneration, company rewards program, corporate discounts, annual bonus scheme, Share Plus Program

  • Flexible working culture

  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees and immediate family


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