Technician Electrical Maintenance - Olympic Dam

BHP Billiton

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/01/2018

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Maintenance

Job description:

At BHP Billiton 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.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well-equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 Day/Night roster, with residential or DIDO options available.

About the role

Working in the Mine Maintenance department you will be responsible for the reactive resolution of reticulation affecting underground electrical equipment performance and availability. This will not only ensure we provide a reliable system but also that we keep pace with future mining progression.

In this role you will:

  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Carry out unplanned and planned routine maintenance, inspections, and checks to underground equipment
  • Assist in resolution of electrical issues affecting equipment performance and availability
  • Review and update maintenance schedule plans and equipment history
  • Transport cable and equipment safely to job locations, and assist in the set up and installation
  • Provide electrical trade skills to perform care maintenance tasks within the electrical mine area, to ensure overall reliability and stability
  • Develop and revise operating and maintenance procedures
  • Communicate plant status to appropriate departments
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in all work areas

About you:

  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
  • Electrical Trade certificate
  • South Australian A-class Electrical Workers license
  • Working at Heights and Loadshifting IT Ticket (Advantageous)
  • Able to work autonomously, and confident to make own decisions
  • Adaptable and reactive to change and new information

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.

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.

How to apply

Please apply before 5:00 pm on Friday 12 January 2018.

Reference Number – 40338792

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.