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Technician Auto Electrical | WAIO | Jimblebar | FIFO 8/6 7/7

Date:  03-May-2021
Job Posting End Date:  13-May-2021;11:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Pilbara

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

We are currently looking for a qualified Auto-Electrical Technician to join our Mobile Maintenance team at Jimblebar.


Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture, Jimblebar is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong indigenous participation and gender balance. We are passionate about diversity in experience and the team and so we foster team building relationships for everyone in the department.

This is an opportunity for an energetic individual to be part of something big. With this role you will have the ability to work for a world class mining organisation whilst growing your breadth of experience with full support.


Your key role in our team will be ensuring we conduct safe and effective maintenance contributing to high mobile equipment availability and reliability. Specifically, you will perform preventative maintenance, repairs and fault finding on Mobile fleet consisting of Liebherr 996 & 9400 excavators, Epiroc PV271 & D65 Surface Drill Rigs and ancillary fleet in pit as required.

About You


To be considered for the role we are seeking out the following skillsets:

  • Mandatory: Auto Electrical Trade Qualification with diagnostic and fault finding experience.
  • Mandatory: Valid Australian Refrigerant Handling Licence.
  • Mandatory: Valid Australian High Risk Work Licence – Minimum competencies: Forklift, Dogging, Rigging, EWP accreditations.
  • Mandatory: Valid West Australian C Class licence.

Experiences, Skills and Knowledge desirable:

  • Experience in maintaining Liebherr, Epiroc or Caterpillar Earthmoving Equipment; or
  • Experience in maintaining other Heavy Agricultural Equipment; and
  • Experience in maintaining Automotive Air-Con Systems.


The successful candidate will be self-motivated. They will Demonstrate a consistent sense of urgency when performing work and have the ability to work as a team player within a small team.



You will be based at our ‘Jimblebar’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out 8 day on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off roster. Jimblebar is now an autonomous truck mine the first Greenfield mine in over 40 years to be both developed and operated by BHP Billiton Iron Ore. It is located 40kms North East of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at the brand new FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, golf driving nets, outdoor cinema, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court; beach volleyball court, games room and TV lounge. All rooms at the village have access to 3G wireless internet and Skype, an ensuite bathroom, flat screen 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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