Auto Electrician | Western Australia Iron Ore | 8:6 or 2:1 | FIFO


Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Full time


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 Roles

We are seeking highly skilled Auto Electricians to join our Mobile Maintenance Teams. The successful individuals will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and will demonstrate the following:

  • Auto Electrical diagnostic process and experience in repairing of Mobile Plant Equipment (CAT, Liebherr, Epiroc & Komatsu, Hitachi - desirable);
  • Demonstrated diagnostic experience in both trucks & ancillary (desirable)
  • Methodical approach to installation, maintenance and repair work
  • Commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety focus, environment and sustainable development

BHP WA Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations currently involve an integrated system of seven inland mines, more than 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities; Nelson Point and Finucane Island at Port Hedland.

"Western Australia Iron Ore" (W.A.I.O) Sites:

  • JIMBLEBAR | 8:6 Rotating Day/Night | FIFO
  • YANDI | 8:6 Rotating Day/Night | FIFO
  • MINING AREA C | 2:1 Rotating Day/Night | FIFO
  • EASTERN RIDGE | 2:1 Rotating Day/Night | FIFO

Site Information

Whether it is expansive, innovative or an autonomous site you are after, we have options to suit. We also offer flights from Perth or Busselton for your convenience. Combined with a range of roster patterns, we offer excellent workshop and camp facilities, rooms with all the necessities and exercise & leisure facilities including camp social events. It is also the people on-site that make the difference and finding the right home away from home for you matters to us.

To learn more about Western Australian Iron Ore and our sites SEARCH: Western Australia – BHP or visit or search

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Auto Electrician Trade (Australian recognised);
  • Experience working as an Auto Electrician in a mining environment (desirable)
  • A current manual drivers licence;
  • Dogging, Rigging & Forklift High Risk Licence (desirable not essential);
  • Computer literacy and/or experience in 1SAP;
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work well within a team to achieve outcomes;

What is on offer?

  • A variety of rosters on offer to enable your work to fit with your life
  • An opportunity to supercharge your career by working on world class projects
  • Variety of different career paths and opportunities
  • Opportunities for self development and career development supported by the business
  • Outstanding facilities in field, workshop and in camp
  • Permanent position and on-going growth and development across the BHP business
  • An understanding and appreciation for you and your family - Flexible working conditions
  • Generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms
  • A broad range of discounts through our employee benefits package
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous share match scheme
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistant Program

To hear more about working within the BHP team watch: A world of possibilities - YouTube

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 affect 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 a 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.

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