Specialist Engineer G&TS - Mechanical | Saraji

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Job Posting End Date:  05-Dec-2021;08:29:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin

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 BMA


Queensland Coal comprises the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC) assets in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, Australia. 

BMA is Australia’s largest coal producer and supplier of seaborne metallurgical coal. BMA is owned 50:50 by BHP and Mitsubishi Development. BMA operates seven Bowen Basin mines (Goonyella Riverside, Broadmeadow, Daunia, Peak Downs, Saraji, Blackwater and Caval Ridge) and owns and operates the Hay Point Coal Terminal near Mackay.

About Saraji


The Saraji open cut mine is a coal mine located near Dysart in the Central Queensland region of Australia. The mine is located 200 kilometres south west of Mackay and 60 kilometres south east of the mining town of Moranbah. The Saraji Coal Mine has coal reserves amounting to 648 million tonnes of coking coal and is one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world.

About the Role


Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, you will be responsible for providing specialist technical expertise to the operation. This will involve the execution of tasks associated with providing mechanical engineering technical

support and ensuring a robust risk and benefit based assessment process is followed for engineering applications.


This role can be offered on flexible commute or residential options to Central Queensland.


In this role you will:

  • Work in a highly respected team with a culture of helpfulness and trust to create value
  • Provide specialist mechanical engineering expertise and ensure robust change control processes and documentation standards are followed
  • Participate in reviews and audits and collaborate with discipline engineers across BMA
  • Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to solve complex problems
  • Develop and contribute to the delivery of improvement initiatives which support business priorities for continuous improvement
  • Support and govern the accurate maintenance of the Operation's blueprint (engineering standards, specifications drawings, processes, systems and procedures), ensuring approved modifications of its plant, equipment and infrastructure
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with relevant departments, suppliers, consultants and contractors
  • Ensure Safety, Constructability, Operability and Maintainability is preserved throughout the design lifecycle process



About You


As a degree qualified Mechanical Engineer, you will apply your strong technical skills in a multi-disciplined environment. Additionally, the following attributes will be key to your success:


  • Previous site based experience working with bulk materials handling equipment
  • Detailed understanding of engineering principles, standards and processes with a demonstrated practical and hands on approach
  • The ability to influence and build a relationship with a range of stakeholders at all levels of a business
  • Being collaborative team player, committed to delivering results and able to operate with a high level of autonomy
  • Self-motivated and energetic person who enjoys working and delivering results in a team environment
  • Experience in asset integrity would be advantageous in this role

How to Apply


Please apply before 5 December 2021


You may be asked to complete a video interview as part of the application process.

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 (LINK) 

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.