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Specialist Engineering (GRM)

Job No. 788129
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Queensland
Categories BMA - Engineering
Published | E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | E. Australia Standard Time

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.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

This role will provide you a high level of visibility at site within an established and successful team. There is a pipeline of large projects that will provide you with ideal career development and growth opportunities across the wider BHP Billiton Group. The Specialist Modifications and Small Projects role reports to the Engineering Superintendent, Modifications & Small Projects within the Engineering Department.

You will draw on your excellent leadership and technical capabilities to plan, manage and execute capital and OPEX projects and engineering work to support the sites five year capital and OPEX plans.

As part of a highly collaborative team, you will work with all internal and external stakeholders and manage engineering contractors to achieve the right outcome for the business.  This role allows for professional development including step-up opportunities into the superintendent role from time to time.

This is a site based role at Goonyella Riverside Mine located 30 Km's north of Moranbah, with accommodation provided, this role is being offered on a Monday to Friday day shift only basis.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the development of the site's five year capital and operational budgets through project development and delivery
  • Manage the planning, safe execution, and commissioning of approved Modifications and Small Projects and deliver work on scope, schedule, cost and safety targets
  • Engage the operation across all departments, including key internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and contractors
  • Model complex problems and business cases to understand value propositions of projects, ensuring that business cases are clearly understood
  • Proactively investigate and implement safety, productivity, and cost initiatives across site and
  • Ensure that project studies and delivery meet the relevant BMA and Australian Standards.


About you

As a degree-qualified Electrical or Mechanical engineer your experience in a similar role will be advantageous.  You will be viewed favorably if additionally you possess a trade background (Boilermaker, Fitter, Electrician). You will have proficient project management skills within in the resources sector, or alternately, transferable heavy industry experience. You will have demonstrable ability to influence and build relationship with a range of stakeholders at all levels of a business. You will have contract and contractor management experience, including drafting, negotiation, tendering and variation management.

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

Reference Number – Specialist Engineering (GRM) /788129

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.

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