Structural Supervisor Field Maintenance | BMA Blackwater Mine | 4 on/4 off/3 on/3 off roster


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

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About the Role

We are currently looking for experienced Structural Supervisor to join our Field Maintenance Team on site at BMA’s Blackwater Mine Site, located in Central Queensland.

Reporting to our Field Maintenance Superintendent, your role will involve safely leading and supporting our Structural, Electrical or Mechanical teams through the maintenance of a fleet of Draglines and Electric Shovels across site.

We value diversity in thinking and your previous experience will testify to your ability to demonstrate solid critical reasoning skills, quickly grasp technical concepts and apply theories. Energetic and committed, you work well with challenges, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build positive working relationships.

This permanent residential opportunity is based at BMA’s Blackwater Mine Site in Central Queensland working on a 4 Days / 4 off / 3 Days / 3 off days only, alternatively we can discuss flexibility to suit our successful candidates.
Our successful candidate will have the following duties:

  • Safely lead and support Dragline and Electric Shovels Maintenance Team planned and unplanned maintenance activities and incident management
  • Overseeing compliance with Australian standards, weekly work schedule, operating standards, procedures.
  • Working effectively with other maintenance and production team members to better understand and manage equipment maintenance and resolve problems affecting Draglines and Electric Shovels.
  • Building relationships across Site and Functions to achieve a positive working environment for task execution
  • Monitoring of asset integrity and compliance to statutory maintenance & inspection requirements
  • Demonstrating, supporting and embedding a culture of continuous improvement
  • Managing and coaching work groups on quality, task-based risk assessments
  • Strong commitment to the field leadership program and the coaching of field leadership activities

About You

To be suitable for this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • An overriding commitment to health, safety and environmental responsibilities
  • A Structural or Mechanical Trade in Fabrication, Welding, Boilermaker or a similar certified qualification
  • Previous experience leading a high performing Maintenance team
  • Current Australian C class manual drivers licence
  • Solid safety leadership skills and a history of field leadership participation
  • Well-developed understanding of the operation and maintenance of Dragline and Electric Shovels
  • Experience working with high voltage, instrumentation, PLC controls systems, if applicable
  • Strong 1SAP & Fiori knowledge and skills
  • Experience in performance management
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, with a desire to develop and learn and
  • Previous Mine site experience, preferably in a similar type of role
  • Ability to drive required change by constantly looking for opportunities to improve work practices and procedures
  • Solid work management and planning work ethic and planned maintenance work methodology

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. #LIQLD

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