Specialist OT Operations Technician | Caval Ridge | 7/7 Roster


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


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

BHP Technology is looking for an Operational Technology Technician to work at our Caval Ridge Mine Site in Queensland. The role is responsible for undertaking preventative maintenance and providing technical field support for the mine sites Operational Technology Systems. The role is a Full Time position with BHP working a 7 / 7 roster days only (depending on operational business requirements this may change in the future but only after consultation).

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensuring day to day availability and maintenance of sites Operational Technology Systems
  • Experience in the following Operational Technology Systems would be considered; Fleet Management Systems (Modular and Terrain), Digital Radio (DRS), Network and Servers, CCTV, Wireless Telemetry System (WTS), LTE networks, Fuel Management systems, Site control systems (PLC/SCADA) and site security access system.
  • Provides Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to support teams to resolve priority issues.
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and/or directed by the Technology supervisor and completing the relevant work instructions associated with the work orders.
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability.
  • Validate quality of work performed prior to completion.
  • Review and request updates to Work Management and other Master Data as required.
  • Complete work management processes during shift and update supervisor.

About You

As the successful candidate will have:

  • Trade certificate in Auto Electrical, Radio/LTE/Industrial Wireless Communications, Electronics or Industrial Electrical/Instrumentation
  • Familiarity with mining Operations Technology, Digital Radio, Fleet Management, Communication Networks (WTS/LTE), control systems (PLC/SCADA) and Fuel Management
  • A proven track record of Safety within an operational environment
  • An ability to prioritise effectively and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Proactive in identifying areas of improvement in the management of Technology systems.
  • Takes ownership of ideas/solutions and sees them through to maturity.
  • Build relationships with customers/partners/site departments
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Australian C class driver’s license
  • Coal mine exposure would be advantageous
  • Open/unrestricted Cabling Licence preferable
  • Desirable experience:
  • SAP Work Management
  • Working at Heights, Confined Space and First Aid training.

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 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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