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Northern Operations - Refrigeration Technician

Job No. 789464
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Western Australia
Categories Mining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones
Published | W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | W. Australia Standard Time

The health and safety of our people and our host communities is a value that drives the way we work. Our consolidated commitment to achieving the highest level of safety performance stands at the forefront of our planning, actions and behaviours.


BHP Billiton Nickel West - Refrigeration Technician


  • 3 Position Available
  • Locations based at our Leinster and Mt Keith Operations
  • Fly in Fly Out roster or residential (Leinster) – 7 days on, 7 days off



 Job Description 

The Refrigeration Mechanic contributes to ensuring compliance to applicable statutory standards to achieve a desired level of plant integrity and reliability for site refrigeration and air-conditioning assets, working with the highest priority to safety at all times.


Skills and Requirements

  • Refrigeration mechanic qualification ARCTICK accredited.
  • Substantial post-trade experience in similar roles.
  • Restricted Electrical License essential
  • A Class electrical license desirable (dual trade)
  • Motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer desirable
  • Previous exposure using SAP is seen as favorable
  • EWP, Working at Heights, forklift, excavator and skid steer is highly desirable
  • Valid WA Drivers License

Behaviorally, you will have excellent organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and the ability to work well in a team environment or autonomously. Your ability to problem-solve and your strong service orientation will help you achieve success in this role.

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognize 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.


Company Description - Nickel West

A member of the BHP Billiton Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.


Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate. The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course. Nickel West Mt Keith

Nickel West Mt Keith is located 460 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in the Northern Goldfields. Nickel West Mt Keith is a surface mining operation with an open pit and concentrator plant. The operation is surrounded by pastoral stations, with the nearest townships being Leinster and Wiluna. There's plenty to keep you entertained in the Mt Keith Village. Take the heat off the day and head to the pool – or join in a game of footy. BBQ dinners are regularly held and other social activities include movie nights. Employees commute to and from Perth on a fly in / fly out roster or form regional areas on a drive in / drive out roster.


To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on 3rd of March 2017, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the 'apply' button below

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