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OT Technician L2

OZ Minerals

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

BHP and OZ Minerals

OZ Minerals is now proudly part of BHP, with the acquisition strengthening BHP’s portfolio in copper and nickel, helping to meet the worlds increasing demand for the critical minerals needed for electric vehicles, wind turbines and solar panels, to supporting the energy transition to a cleaner and more sustainable future.

In combining our two organisations we will be able to provide more options for growth, bringing new talent and innovation together to unlock these resources in a sustainable way, and deliver value to our shareholders and the communities in which we operate.

Our strategy has and will always be 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. As we work through this transitional period of bringing both organisations safely together, we know that some processes will take longer than others and for now we will be continuing to temporarily recruit roles for our Prominent Hill team within the OZ Minerals recruiting platform.

Your new role:

As a member of the BHP Prominent Hill ICT team support, maintain, develop and deliver quality Operational Technology and communication systems in a professional manner in consultation Prominent Hill business units.

The role will support Operational Mining Technology, standards and services, and will liaise directly with vendors involved in these activities in order to ensure value for money is provided to Prominent Hill in maintenance support for critical OT and communications systems.

Location: Prominent Hill , South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta)

Roster: 8 days on; 6 days off (12-hour shift per day)

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

How you will create impact:

  • Installation, fault finding and maintaining to the highest standard all critical technology production systems across Prominent Hill Operation.
  • Install and maintain systems including Voice radio & paging systems, Fleet Management Systems, Mobile fleet safety systems, Machine Automation, Machine Health, Geotechnical seismic/radar monitoring systems, 4G, Microwave, Fibre optic, WIFI and Wired networks, Process Control Networks/SCADA systems and CCTV.
  • Work primarily within the main operating areas of the mine site – Underground/Open Pit/Plant.
  • Inspection of work areas and plant for hazards, damage, and defects.
  • Diagnosing faults and breakdowns on production critical equipment.
  • Undertaking repairs or component changeouts as required.
  • Maintenance of production systems.
  • Maintain as built/design documentation.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance existing OT systems and services to optimise efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Support the relationship with key business customers relating to Operational Technology systems in order to evaluate system performance and accuracy.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • At least 2+ years’ experience supporting OT systems and services within a complimentary industry.
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk identification and management.
  • Previous experience with installation of OT systems and services
  • Technical understanding of Voice radio & paging systems, Mobile fleet safety systems, Machine Automation, Machine Health, Geotechnical seismic/radar monitoring systems, 4G, Microwave, Fibre optic, WIFI and Wired networks, Process Control Networks and CCTV
  • Proven communication and collaboration skills to be able to work in and contribute to a highly effective team.
  • Highly developed level of computer literacy skills with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to identify dependencies between tasks and activities.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with ability to prioritise responsibilities, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Previous experience with supporting SCADA, Fleet Management or bespoke mining or processing systems
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on process optimisation.
  • Certificate III in Network or Infrastructure systems or services (Cert III in IT or CISCO CCNA)