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Mechanical Technician | Mining Area C | FIFO | 2/1 Roster

Date:  22-Feb-2021
Job Posting End Date:  08-Mar-2021;10:59:59GMT
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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


Mining Area C is eager to engage with experienced Mechanical Diesel Fitter who have demonstrated mobile generation experience, in field servicing and small scale diesel pump exposure. You will exercise your expertise in problem solving and diagnostics, and your ability to focus on continuous improvement initiatives and build strong team relationships will be key.


Reporting to the Infrastructure Maintenance Supervisor, your duties will include:


  • Preventative maintenance, repairs, and fault finding on diesel driven equipment
  • Following specific maintenance programs and carrying out inspections as required
  • Completing inspections and repairs as per the maintenance strategies
  • Working from OEM schematic drawings, manuals
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment
  • Assisting in implementation of 5S, Safety improvement projects and standardized work
  • 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


About you


As the successful candidate you will possess the following:


  • Mechanical Fitter Trade Qualification
  • Mechanical fitting exposure
  • Diesel equipment servicing
  • Exposure to fuel facilities




You will be based at our ‘Area C’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out 2/1 Day and Night shift roster.  Our Area C mine is located approximately 100kms North West of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO village 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 village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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