Senior Maintenance Engineer A&I

Location: Regional SA
Job Type: Full time
Salary:
Reference: 55958
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. Reporting to the Superintendent Maintenance Analysis & Improvement (A&I) Surface you will be involved in supporting the sites maintenance function to achieve maintenance excellence. Open to all experience levels and backgrounds, the role will provide new challenges and learnings for anyone seeking work in the reliability engineering field combined with leadership experience. Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 5/2 residential or 5/2/4/3 FIFO from Adelaide roster. In this role you will:
  • Engaging in daily safety leadership activities and discussions to assist in achieving personal and team Zero Harm
  • Mentoring and coaching of engineering team members
  • Managing team and personal priorities on a daily basis
  • Building key relationships with other departments
  • Providing engineering advice to support the maintenance function to safely execute repair works and routine inspections
  • Participating in root cause analysis investigations on breakdowns
  • Implementing maintenance strategies to improve plant reliability
  • Analysing key reliability data to identify improvement areas
  • Experiencing a vast array of equipment and machinery used in the conversion of stockpile ore all the way through to finished refined products


  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
  • Degree qualified in Engineering (Mechanical or a closely related discipline)
  • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring teams
  • Proactive and intuitive problem solving skills
  • Highly engaged, collaborative and committed to building mutually beneficial relationships across functional teams
  • Root cause analysis and defect elimination experience will be considered advantageous
  • Reliability management experience with exposure to RCM and FMECA will be considered advantageous


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.  How to apply Please apply online before 5pm Sunday 22 April 2018. Reference Number – 55958 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.