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Specialist Draftsperson I Iron Ore I Perth 5:2

Date:  30-Apr-2021
Job Posting End Date:  14-May-2021;11:59:59GMT
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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 the Role


NPI and its Engineering function based in Perth provide support for a wide portfolio and have a requirment for a specialist draftsperson to join the team.  Reporting to the Lead Water Engineer, NPI Engineering Governance & Technical Stewardship, the specialist draftsperson plays a key role in a multidisciplinary team supporting operations, maintenance and project delivery.


In this role you will:


  • Maintains drawing Blueprint integrity for NPI assets
  • Scoping of drafting deliverables for Opex and Capex projects and blueprint changes to be completed by approved drafting vendors
  • Governance checks on all deliverables submitted to BHP to ensure quality and compliance with appropriate standards
  • Drafting and conceptual design
  • Support the team with the Document Management System (SPO)
  • Support Engineering work processes, standards and procedures relating to drawing management

About You


We have a strong focus on finding individuals with the right values, leadership capability, and communication skills. In addition to demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide critical thinking and a solution-focused attitude.


You will have access to technology that will enable you to work flexibly, which is key to BHP’s success in addressing the requirements of a diverse workforce. 


As part of the NPI Engineering Team within BHP Iron Ore, the following attributes will be key to your success:


  • Discipline designer or draftsperson qualifications from recognised institute and/ or trade qualification (mechanical / structural preferred)
  • Experience drafting in Microstation V8i, 3D modelling in Microstation, Smartplant or Tekla (Mechanical / Structural)
  • Knowledge in Smartplant (or other data centric) design tools
  • Proficient in technical engineering design
  • Understanding of relevant Industry and Engineering Standards
  • Experience with CAD software and standards desirable 

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.



Reference Number – 36617


  • You may be required to complete a video assessment as part of the initial application process
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.



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