Mechanical Fitters & Boilermakers | Newman | Residential

Date:  13-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  29-May-2022;10:29:59GMT
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 the Role

We currently have vacancies for Mechanical Fitters and Boilermakers within the Fixed Plant West Maintenance execution team, reporting to the Modular Maintenance Supervisor. 


You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and operational tasks throughout the Fixed Plant assets at Inflow and Outflow. 


The role is residential on the lifestyle roster on Dayshift only (5 days on, 5 days off, 4 days on, 5 days off, 5 days on, 4 days off). 



In this role you will: 

•    Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
•    Maintain a high profile in the promotion of safe working conditions and practices to ensure a safe working environment
•    Undertake preventative maintenance inspections in accordance with maintenance planning systems and recommending appropriate follow-up action
•    Work from schematic drawings, prints, plans or manuals, and recording any modifications 
•    Repair and service fixed plant equipment 
•    Carry out all activities within the whole-of-job scope, including pre-work, preparation of JHAs and organizing materials, execution, testing and completion of tasks
•    Provide Feedback to Supervisor on inspections completed (PM02’s)
•    Ensure operational discipline in 1SAP Work Management practices, from raising of notifications, execution of Work Orders on both planned and unplanned situations 
•    Assist in delivering planned maintenance to drive a safe and reliable plant through diligent work execution and plant improvements
•    Coach and mentor other team members and apprentices to deliver on plan and build a high performing team


About You

•    Australian Recognised Mechanical Fitting, or Metal Fabrication (Boilermaker) trade certificate, or equivalent (essential) 
•    C Class Driver’s License
•    Confined space
•    Working at Heights
•    Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to safe systems of work
•    Experience with 1 SAP or similar systems is highly advantageous but not essential
•    Ability to adapt and work within planned or breakdown maintenance environments
•    Proactive with belief in the value that maintenance can bring to an organisation
•    Team focused and able to work collaboratively
•    Self-motivated and comfortable working autonomously when needed



In this residential role you will be based in Newman, Western Australia on a lifestyle roster pattern.  You will be working at the closely located ‘Mount Whaleback’ mine site, which is more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The 7,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities.  As a gateway to the Karijini national park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water holes and stunningly unique landscapes. As this is a residential position you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.



To find out more about the opportunities we offer click HERE

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.


BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website at 

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.