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Specialist Mining Systems Engineer I Brisbane and Adelaide I 5:2


Location: Brisbane

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 is expanding its use of cutting-edge mining technology such that provide autonomation, fleet management, operator safety and improved data transmission. To achieve this, we need a team of engineers to identify, acquire and deploy autonomous equipment technology to improve productivity, increase safety and reduce environmental impact. We are seeking engineers who would like to work on automating our fleet of equipment and delivering data and safety technology. We understand there are not many candidates with mining systems experience, so we are seeking people from within mining or other industries who have the right qualifications and motivation that want to grow their career in mining.

Reporting directly into the Manager Mining Systems, this role will identify and understand business problems that technology can address and how it links to our mines safety and production You will employ a Systems Engineering approach to work in a project environment, with our suppliers, to plan and deliver complex systems using our internal methodology.

Duties to include:

  • Define and help acquire cost effective, operable and supportable mining systems.
  • Deliver mining systems through standardisation, replication and re-use of prior work.
  • Deliver and own the sub-systems requirements and support development, installation, verification, commissioning and validation of systems.
  • Deliver execution artefacts to support deployment on site.
  • Adhere to and help improve System Engineering processes and procedures.
  • Assist in the application of System Safety to equipment automation.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics) mandatory
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work within cross-functional and multidiscipline teams
  • A strong interest to shape your career with Automation
  • Happy to travel from time to time

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.