Operator Electrical

Date:  14-Jan-2022
Job Posting End Date:  28-Jan-2022;00:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Arizona
Job Location/Region:  Miami

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.


This role will safely execute reactive, planned and scheduled electrical and Instrumentation maintenance on facilities, pumping systems and infrastructure strictly adhering to NFPA 70E and MSHA CFR requirements in metal non-metal mines.  Support the operations and maintenance teams to execute work on geotechnical structures, site roads, tailings, drainage, storm water inspection and repairs in peak periods.

About the Role

  • Strictly follow and comply with Arizona State requirements, NFPA 70E standards and MSHA CFR requirements as a qualified electrical worker.
  • Stay current with industry requirements for electrical safety including arc flash requirements.
  • Maintain the necessary skills to efficiently and effectively perform electrical troubleshooting and maintenance on all facilities and equipment, to include instrumentation, PLC and SCADA.
  • Risk assess work activities and ensure actions are taken to enable safe work execution.
  • Execute reactive, planned and scheduled equipment maintenance using standard processes and systems.
  • As needed, support execution of operations activities.
  • Follow maintenance schedules and record equipment maintenance history and work activities in the business system.
  • Execute assigned project activities.
  • Support the identification and implementation of improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain cross-functional relationships with Operations and Maintenance peers and leadership to support delivery of maintenance.
  • Reporting of events and hazards in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adherence to Scheduled activities
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders. 
  • Safety and environmental events


About You

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working  As a Journeyman Electrician in a heavy industrial or mining work setting.
  • Experience working with electrical distribution systems
  • Ability to read, understand and communicate electrical drawings and prints
  • Operating and site field experience including safety, health and environment.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to interact and maintain effective relationships with contractors, regulators and community stakeholders.
  • The ability to assess risk and implement mitigating actions to ensure work is executed safely, efficiently and effectively.
  • The ability to make decisions that are appropriate to conditions in the field and in alignment with the safe and efficient execution of work activities. 
  • The ability to stop work when unsafe situation occurs or the requirements are not clear and escalate to Supervisor.
  • Must be able to perform physical labor daily with routine manual lifting required
  • Able to work on a rotating shift with some evening and night shift work required as directed by site leadership.
  • Able to provide on-call coverage locally as scheduled.
  • Ability to work and manage in a remote location with autonomy.
  • Work is in a mining environment with significant contractor activities that includes heavy equipment, electrical and mechanical applications.  Ability to work in varying weather conditions.

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

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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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.