BHP Billiton Engineering Technician Mechanical | IO Asset | Various Pilbara | 8/6- 7/7 Roster in Western Australia, Australia

Engineering Technician Mechanical | IO Asset | Various Pilbara | 8/6- 7/7 Roster

Job No.40260794

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationAustralia - Western Australia


Published14 Jul 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close28 Jul 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

BHP Billiton Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations comprise of an integrated system of seven inland mines, over 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities; Nelson Point and Finucane Island at Port Hedland.


Reporting to the Supervisor of Field Maintenance, within the WAIO Maintenance Execution team, your duties as a Technician Mechanical will include;

  • Ensure all incidents, near misses or hazards are reported and investigated to ensure compliance with the Western Australian Iron Ore incident reporting guidelines.

  • Use established systems to recognise and control at risk behaviours and situations.

  • Understand the significant HSE risks for which you have principal responsibility and ensure controls are implemented.

  • Actively participate in a workplace that is free from harassment, discrimination and victimization.

  • Assist the Field Maintenance Supervisor in identifying and implementing initiatives that contribute value to the business from a MEM perspective, ensuring compliance to the Change Management Procedure.

  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Maintenance in all areas of Mobile Plant - Shovels, Excavators and Drills

  • Following specific maintenance programs and procedures.

  • Operation of mobile equipment within limits of competence, training and experience.

  • Carrying out checks on equipment as required.

  • Accurate completion of technical documentation, reports and drawings as required.

  • Use of computerised maintenance systems (SAP), including time confirmations, raising notifications and closing work orders.

  • Take personal responsibility for helping the team achieve expected results by doing what is required and taking timely actions within the scope of competence without being supervised.

  • Contribute to the ongoing development, review and amendment of Quality Assurance documents as required.

  • Actively participate in all activities, volunteering ideas and exchanging information freely.

  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with rescheduling of work, organising and coordinating resources, scoping of work and determining priorities when required.

  • Assist the Field Maintenance Superintendent in identifying and implementing initiatives that contribute value to the business from a WAIO Maintenance perspective, ensuring compliance to the Change Management Procedure

  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and assist in the implementing of the new initiatives in a constructive way.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate must have experience / qualifications in:

  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Fitter Trade Qualification with a minimum 2 years Post Trade Experience

  • Previous experience with Atlas Copco PV271 and D65 is desirable

  • Previous experience with Liebherr excavators is required

  • C and HR Driver's License

  • Forklift Licence

  • EWP, Working at Heights, CV (Hiab), CN (Non Slewing Crane), Dogman

  • Strong presentation, communication and coaching skills

  • Ability to work closely in a team environment

  • Strong heavy vehicle mechanical fitting maintenance competency, with sound diagnostic abilities and schematic drawings

  • Exposure to asset management principles in particular overall equipment effectiveness


You will be working across our Pilbara operations site on a fly-in fly-out 8/6 -7/7 Roster. The facilities at the FIFO village include a fully equipped gym. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

Remuneration and Benefits

Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including: incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme

Reference Number – 40260794

We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

BHP Billiton Iron Ore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australian and female candidates to apply.

It is a requirement that all internal BHPB employees advise their immediate manager when attending an interview.