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Technician Mechanical Maintenance Hoist job in South Australia

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Job Ref:  786746
Employer:  BHP Billiton
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Australia
County/State:  South Australia
City:  South Australia
14/10/2016 21:04

BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam, located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia, is one of Australia's largest underground mines, incorporating a complex minerals processing operation, producing copper cathode, uranium oxide concentrate, gold and silver.

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with a competitive remuneration package including employee share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks paid parental leave, performance based bonus scheme and flexible work arrangements.

About the role

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for executing maintenance activities in accordance with the weekly work schedule, as well as conducting unscheduled work as required. You will ensure safe completion of activities on mine winder systems including surface and underground, as well as statutory winder maintenance and inspection activities. You will continually review work progress and provide regular updates to the maintenance supervisor, as well as providing feedback on improvement opportunities. You will conduct regular inspections of equipment and maintain accurate record keeping through the use of 1SAP.

To be considered for this role you will be required to demonstrate a relevant Mechanical Trade Qualification, as well as your ability to engage effectively within the Olympic Dam operations and functional teams. Prior experience working with Mine Hoist equipment is preferred and possession of a rigging or dogging qualification along with working at heights will be advantageous. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to safe work practices.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 roster arrangement.


Olympic Dam is located approximately 10 kilometres from Roxby Downs, a community of 3,500 people with an active and progressive community network. Roxby Downs is home to a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

How to Apply

Apply online before 5pm October 30 th 2016.

BHP Billiton Olympic Dam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages females and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

BHP Billiton employees should advise their immediate line manager of their application.

BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

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