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Specialist Electrical Engineering - G&TS | Blackwater Mine | Flex 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 Blackwater Mine

Blackwater mine is an open cut coal mine located in the Central Queensland south of the town of Blackwater in the suburb of Stewarton. The mine has one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world. It produces thermal and coking coal that is sold domestically as well as being exported out of Gladstone to India, the Americas, the Middle East, East Asia and South Asia.

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About the Role

The primary purpose of the Electrical Engineer within Engineering is to manage and support the engineering function for developing, evaluating and auditing the engineering blueprints (i.e. Standards, Specifications, Risk Assessments etc.). In this role you will ensure Electrical compliance with AS Standards and legislative requirements as well as providing technical support to operations on Electrical Assets. This is a full-time role based at Blackwater Mine on a 5/2 roster, offering flexible work arrangements.

Reporting to Superintendent GTS, your key responsibilities includes:

  • Provide Electrical guidance and technical support to the Engineering, Project Managers and Maintenance.
  • Review, update and approve the complete set of Electrical technical documentation (International, National & Site engineering standards, equipment standards, specifications, datasheets, procedures, programs and drawings) from which the Operation is designed, constructed, operated and maintained;
  • Support site EEM (Electrical Engineering Manager)
  • Continuous Electrical improvement of the Electrical Assets with collaboration with site and vendor.
  • Assist with project scopes development, requirements and quality criteria;
  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader
  • Partner with other Electrical Engineers to develop engineered remediation solutions
  • Engage Operational stakeholders to ensure the remediation solutions are clearly defined and analysed for minimal disturbance to Production
  • Provide technical engineering expertise to ensure solutions meet safety and design standards
  • Support the planning, safe execution, and commissioning of Asset Integrity Remediation packages according to agreed scope, budget, schedule, and relevant standards and specifications
  • Provide input to the reporting requirements for the execution of Asset Integrity Remediation work packages
  • Adherence to BHP Charter Values, Leadership Model and Code of Business Conduct

About You

You will have Electrical qualification - Tertiary or Tertiary + Trade (preferred) and or project management qualifications with electrical project background undertaking degree qualifications. Your interpersonal skills will foster collaborative working relationships across various teams. In addition to demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide critical thinking and a solution-focused attitude.

You will have below Skills and Experience:

  • Degree qualifications in Electrical engineering disciplines
  • Understanding of mining, processing, heavy industry or construction projects.
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety and environmental responsibility.
  • Technology and PLC knowledge will be preferable.
  • Working knowledge of various Australian Standards, Regulations & relevant codes of practice.
  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Charter, the BHP Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct, and relevant statutory obligations, relevant Australian Standards & WHSL requirements.
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
  • Organisational skills for managing functional teams, contractors and multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated technical and commercial acumen with problem solving skills.
  • Communication and influencing skills, including the ability to produce concise reports and presentations to senior managers

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.