Auto Electrician | Western Australia Iron Ore - Area C | FIFO 2/1


Location: Newman

Job Type: Full time


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 are seeking highly skilled Auto Electricians to join our Maintenance team at Area C. This is a permanent opportunity offered of a FIFO 2/1 (1 week day shift, 1 week night shift, 1 week off) roster from Perth. The successful individuals will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and will demonstrate the following:

  • Overriding commitment to BHP Charter, health, safety, environment and sustainable development;
  • Auto Electrical diagnosing and repairing of Mobile Plant Equipment
  • Ensuring that all documentation and data entry is accurately completed;
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of safety processes

Mining Area C, part of Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO), is one of nine iron ore mines and hubs in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Mining Area C was developed with our joint venture partner, South Korean steel maker POSCO. The mine is connected via a 39-kilometre spur line to the railway system linking mines at Newman and Yandi to ship loading facilities at Port Hedland. Mining Area C is located 120 kilometres north-west of Newman in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It consists of eight open-cut mines, three ore handling plants and one train load-out facility.

About You

You will believe in the value that maintenance can bring to an organisation.

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:

  • Auto Electrician Trade (Australian recognised) - essential
  • Current Refrigerant Handling Licence;
  • Experience working as an Auto Electrician in a mining environment (desirable);
  • A current manual drivers licence;
  • Dogging, Rigging & Forklift High Risk Licence (desirable not essential);
  • Computer literacy and/or experience in 1SAP;
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work well within a team to achieve outcomes;

If you have demonstrated experience in heavy industry, aviation, manufacturing or similar we encourage your application.

If you are committed to deliver exceptional results and want to unlock your potential whilst helping to unleash ours, then get in touch to find out more about the different opportunities on offer.

What is on offer?

  • An opportunity to supercharge your career by working on world class projects
  • Variety of different career paths and opportunities
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Permanent positions
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms
  • A broad range of discounts through our employee benefits package
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous share match scheme
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistant Program

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.

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.

You’ve got this!