Fixed Plant Mechanical Fitter | South Flank WA Iron Ore | FIFO 8/6 7/7


Location: Perth

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 Role

Located approximately 130km north-west of Newman, South Flank together with Mining Area C will become one of the largest iron ore hubs in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore. South Flank will help to maximise the volume and quality of BHP’s iron ore production, which is essential for the world’s steel.

To hear from our South Flank team, about why they choose to work at South Flank (click here).

We are recruiting industry-experienced Mechanical Fitters for permanent opportunities at South Flank. This opportunity will be offered on an 8 days on / 6 days off / 7 nights on / 7 days off roster and you will be reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor within the Fixed Plant team.

Key responsibilities and experiences are;

  • Inspection, servicing, adjustment, troubleshooting and repair of the processing plant
  • Ensuring clear communication across team members and to the Supervisor in regards to downtime and trouble areas;
  • Following specific maintenance strategies and procedures;
  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment and sustainable development;
  • Ensuring that all documentation and data entry is accurately completed;
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of safety processes.

About You

Suitable candidates will hold the following:

  • Trade Certificate relevant to your skillset is required – Mechanical Fitter
  • Experience in Fixed Plant Maintenance
  • Highly safety focused
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn with a willingness for self-improvement
  • Ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure

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.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

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.

You’ve got this!