Mechanical Fitter | Kalgoorlie | Part Time

Date:  14-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  30-Jun-2022;10:29:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Kalgoorlie, Goldfields and Esperance

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.



As a leading supplier of nickel to the battery market, Nickel West are supporting the world’s transition to electric vehicles, while continuing to be one of the most sustainable and lowest carbon emission nickel producers in the world.

We are proud of what we achieved with using solar farms to power some of our sites, our great partnership with Tesla and Electric vehicle manufacturers. 

The future is very exciting!

About the Role

Please note this role is being offered on a fixed term and / or permanent, part-time basis with flexible options available to help support your work-life balance and any commitments you may have outside of work. Even if you can only work 1 day per week we’d like to hear from you.


We are seeking applications from qualified candidates for the role of Mechanical Maintenance Technician.  Working within the Mechanical Maintenance team you will be carrying out preventive, general maintenance and repair work.



In this role you will:

  • Inspect, diagnose, service and repair a wide range of mechanical equipment
  • Overhaul and assembly of equipment
  • Utilise computerised maintenance management systems
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the workshops
  • Undertake training and upskilling as required

This role is for candidates currently residing in the Kalgoorlie region or interested in relocating.


Kalgoorlie is the largest inland city in Western Australia and due to its central location is positioned at the heart of the Goldfields as a vibrant mining town and a major gateway to the Eastern States. The City of Kalgoorlie/Boulder offers modern shopping facilities including big brand and local independent retailers, 4wd & cycle tracks, plenty of parks and playgrounds and schooling for all ages up to high school.  There are contemporary housing options for all budgets.  


To get a closer look at our Nickel West operations CLICK HERE

About You

  • Relevant Mechanical Trade Qualification (Fitter or Boilermaker)
  • Previous experience working in fixed plant maintenance (preferred but not essential)
  • Computer literacy 
  • Current full C Class Drivers Licence
  • Flexible, team-orientated approach with proactive communications skills


In return we offer a competitive salary, 12% superannuation, a generous annual incentive bonus, a range of flexible leave options and access to our BHP Share scheme. We understand that well-being and mental health is important and have a range of tools and options to support you in your journey with BHP, we also promote a culture of appreciation through our Big Thanks rewards. 

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 

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.