Technician Water Operations - Indigenous Opportunity

BHP Regional SA

Location:Regional SA
Job Type:Full Time
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We are looking for suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to start a career in mining. 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 drives 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 OperationsOne 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 facilitiesPlease note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7, day shift only roster pattern arrangement.This position of Technician Water Operations will form part of a multi-functional and diverse team supporting our Water Operations teams to safely and efficiently achieve departmental and BHP Billiton Olympic Dam business objectives.In this role you will:

  • Have a commitment to look after your own

wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in

harm’s way

  • Be responsible for completing activities across

Water Operations and other departments in order to safely add value to

business and improve efficiencies

  • Be able to identify and communicate hazards to

water Operations team and broader company

  • Provide field support to the Water Operations


  • Identify and report maintenance issues in regards

to functionality of Desalination plant infrastructure

  • Collect field data and enter into BHP electronic

data bases and Excel spreadsheets

  • Foster effective and productive working

relationships across all internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to working

in and promoting a health, safety, environmental responsibility and

sustainable development

  • Be active in identifying and communicating improvements

to procedures, processes or plant and participate in problem solving and

troubleshooting of plant issues as required

  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards

and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every


  • You will be self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Have a good data focus and be comfortable in

working within systems and processes

  • Basic computer skills and understanding
  • Ability to read and follow work instructions and


  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a


  • Have good time management skills in order to

complete daily routines

  • Ability to interpret, make decisions and

determine corrective actions based on data within a busy environment

  • Hold a current driving licence and be competent

in driving manual vehicles

  • Good communication skills

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.