Mechanical Fitters - Mobile Plant | Mt Arthur Mine | Hunter Valley Residential

Date:  28 Mar 2024
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Job State/Province:  New South Wales
Job Location/Region:  Hunter Valley



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.




These opportunities are being offered on a residential basis in the beautiful Hunter Valley region of NSW. BHP’s Mt Arthur Coal is the largest individual coal production site in the region. Located less than 5 kilometres from Muswellbrook, NSW we produce high quality, clean energy coal for international and domestic customers. Mt Arthur Coal can offer experience and great career development opportunities. Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, Mt Arthur Mine Site is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance. 



About the role

As these roles are residential, our successful applicants will be required to live within a safe distance from our mine site, aligned with our fatigue management policies. Please note accommodation and travel is not provided for these positions.



We are looking to engage with experienced tradespeople to join our team at our Mt Arthur operations, living residentially and enjoying all that the valley has to offer.  



Reporting to a Maintenance Supervisor, within the Mobile Equipment Maintenance team your duties will include:

•    Commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility & sustainable development
•    Quality risks assessments prior to the completion of any work (60 Seconds for Safety / JHA)
•    Hazard identification and reporting
•    Diagnostics
•    Quality preventative maintenance, replacements, and repairs 
•    Adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
•    Completion of Field Leadership activities
•    Maintaining a valid Pit License for break down response



About you

•    A Mechanical Fitter or Heavy Duty Diesel trade qualification, with Mobile Maintenance and diagnostics experience
•    Familiarity with heavy mobile plant (Ie” Caterpillar, Liebherr, Komatsu, etc.)
•    Work scoping experience for the detailing of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
•    Experience in mining maintenance environments
•    Capability in 1SAP desirable


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. 

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


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].