BHP Billiton Leinster - Mechanical Technician in Western Australia, Australia

Leinster - Mechanical Technician

Job No.791931

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent, Full Time - Fixed Term

LocationAustralia - Western Australia

CategoriesMaintenance/Mantenimiento, Mining/Mina

Published17 May 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close02 Jun 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

The health and safety of our people and our host communities is a value that drives the way we work. Our consolidated commitment to achieving the highest level of safety performance stands at the forefront of our planning, actions and behaviours.

Nickel West Leinster – Mechanical Technician

  • Family Friendly Roster 7 days on 7 days off

  • 12 month fixed term opportunity

  • Join a dynamic and inclusive team located 1 Hour from Perth!

Job Description

Reporting to the Fixed Plant Mechanical Supervisor, the Mechanical Technician is responsible for the maintenance of all equipment within Fixed Plant, working with the highest priority to safety at all times and in doing so, supporting Nickel West Leinster by being industry leaders in maintenance.

Skills and Requirements

  • Trade Qualified Mechanical Fitter with a solid work history post trade

  • Currently employed in a mineral processing plant as fixed plant fitter

  • Experience on various types of pumps, valves, pneumatics and hydraulics

  • Motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision

  • Good computer skills, ideally with SAP or 1SAP knowledge

  • Solid history in the mining industry especially those who are currently in FIFO roles

  • Licensed to drive a manual vehicle in Australia

  • Forklift and Elevated Work Platform Ticket required

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Company Description - Nickel West

A member of the BHP Billiton Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.

Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate. The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

At BHP Billiton, 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.

To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence onFriday 2ndJune, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the ‘apply’ button below.

Please note: It is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.