Principal Engineer Governance and Technical Stewardship

Location: Queensland
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 78310

At BHP 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.

Come and be a part of this success.An exciting opportunity exists to join our BMA Asset Engineering Governance and Technical Stewardship Team. Engineering at BMA plays a critical role in ensuring safety and stability of each Operation. The engineering function is accountable for the validation and assurance of the integrity of the Business Critical Equipment across all BMA Operations, the governance of the Blueprint, Setting Engineering Standards & Specifications and governing management of change. This role, being based in Brisbane and reporting to the Governance & Technical Stewardship Superintendent, will help support the business in:

  • Leading

the coordination of the implementation of Asset level Engineering

standards and specifications,

  • Develop

and contribute to the delivery of initiatives which support priorities for

continuous improvement,

  • Support

and govern maintenance of the Operation's blue print (engineering

standards, specifications drawings, processes, systems and procedures),

  • Collaborate

with relevant departments, suppliers, consultants and contractors,

  • Support

the integrated delivery of projects to help standard engineering core

processes across our Operations &

  • Work

collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to solve complex problems

that arise to support our Operations.

As part of the Asset Engineering Governance and Technical Stewardship Team within BMA the following attributes will be key to your success:

  • Tertiary and/or Post Graduate qualification

in Engineering,

  • Technical Writing Experience,
  • Supervisory and Project Management


  • Be energetic, positive and proactive


  • Have the willingness and vision to help

shape and continually develop our Engineering function.

At BHP, 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.