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Engineering Technician Electrical | Iron Ore | Port Hedland | 7D; 7 N; 14 off job in Western Australia

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Job Ref:  40005572
Employer:  BHP Billiton
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Australia
County/State:  Western Australia
City:  Western Australia
14/10/2016 21:04

About Us

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


Reporting to the Supervisor Locomotive Service Shop, within the Locomotive Workshops team your duties will include:
  • Escalation of workshop safety and environmental events;
  • Execute the maintenance plan for the week, with an aim to execute work to the day;
  • Ensure maintenance is executed in a manner that maximises locomotive availability;
  • Make modifications to on-board software and control systems;
  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect, calibrate and replace electrical high -voltage, mechanical and electro-magnetic equipment, perform preventative maintenance on diesel electric locomotives;
  • Proficient working knowledge of diesel electrical locomotive, associated software, braking systems and sub-assemblies;
  • Understanding of railway operations and maintenance.

Skills and Experience

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • Electrical Trade Qualification (minimum 5 years trade experience);
  • Experience working with electro diesel locomotives preferred;
  • High Risk Work License;
  • EWP, Forklift, Dogging and Rigging;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • WA A Grade Licence;
  • Minimum 3 years' experience with 1 SAP or similar;
  • Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Exceptional electrical aptitude;


You will be based at Port Hedland on a fly-in - fly out 7 days, 7 nights, 14 off roster. Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, TV lounge and games rooms. Additionally you will have access to the state of the art aquatic and sporting facilities in the town of Port Hedland. All rooms at the villages have their own en-suite 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 - 40005572
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to employees working within Australia.
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australian and female candidates to apply.

Advertised: 14 Oct 2016 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 28 Oct 2016 W. Australia Standard Time

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