Fixed Plant Fitter | Newman | Residential

BHP

Location: Newman

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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 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


We currently have permanent vacancies for fixed plant fitters to join our teams in Newman. You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and operational tasks throughout the Fixed Plant assets.

These are residential roles based on even-time rosters (day & night shift).


In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
  • Maintain a high profile in the promotion of safe working conditions and practices to ensure a safe working environment
  • Undertake preventative maintenance inspections in accordance with maintenance planning systems and recommending appropriate follow-up action
  • Repair and service fixed plant equipment, attend breakdowns and maintain plant availability
  • Ability to collaborate to fault find equipment in breakdown situations
  • Carry out all activities within the whole-of-job scope, including pre-work, preparation of JHAs and organizing materials, execution, testing and completion of tasks
  • Ensure operational discipline in 1SAP Work Management practices, from raising of notifications, execution of Work Orders on both planned and unplanned situations

Location

In this residential role you will be based in Newman, Western Australia on a lifestyle roster pattern (4 on, 5 off, 5 on, 4 off, 5 on, 5 off). You will be working at the closely located ‘Mount Whaleback’ mine site, which at more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The 5,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities. As a gateway to the Karijini national park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water courses and stunningly unique landscapes. As this is a residential position you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

About you

  • Australian recognised mechanical fitting trade certificate – essential
  • Minimum C Class Driver’s License – essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to safe systems of work
  • Hydraulics experience desirable
  • Previous Plant maintenance roles desirable
  • Experience with 1 SAP or similar systems is highly advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to adapt and work within planned or breakdown maintenance environments
  • Proactive with belief in the value that maintenance can bring to an organisation
  • Team focused and able to work collaboratively
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working autonomously when needed

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 at https://www.bhp.com/careers/faq


Supporting a diverse workforce

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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