Reliability Engineer A&IBack
Post Details
Posted By : BHP Billiton

Start Date : Sep 14, 2018

Deadline : Oct 14, 2018
Role: Reliability Engineering

Location : Coober Pedy & outback SA

Position :Full Time

Job Type : Full Time

Industry : Mining
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 5/2 residential, or 5/2/4/3 FIFO from Adelaide roster arrangement.


About the role

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 a start or continuing in the reliability engineering field.


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
  • Engage in daily safety leadership activities and discussions to promote achievement of personal and team safety goals
  • Provide engineering advice to support the maintenance function to safely execute repair works and routine inspections
  • Participate in root cause analysis investigations on breakdowns
  • Implement maintenance strategies to improve plant reliability
  • Analyse key reliability data to identify improvement areas
  • Develop your knowledge of a vast array of equipment and machinery used in the conversion of stockpile ore all the way through to finished refined products


About you

  • 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, Electrical or a closely related discipline)
  • Open to new challenges and experiences
  • 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, but not essential
  • Reliability management experience with exposure to RCM and FMECA will be considered advantageous, but not essential


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 online before Monday 8 October 2018.

Reference Number – 67621

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.