Belt Technician Conveyor Maintenance | Iron Ore | Jimblebar | Residential / FIFO

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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 purpose, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. 

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

We are seeking a talented individual to take on the role of Belt Technician based within our Eastern Conveyor Maintenance Team at Jimblebar. The ideal candidate will have desire to work as a Step up Supervisor and assist with the day to day responsibilities for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Conveyor Systems at our Jimblebar Mine site.

Reporting directly to the Newman Operations Belt Execution Supervisor within the WAIO Maintenance Team, this role is responsible for collaborating with a number of different stakeholders and being a part of a highly skilled team of technicians to safely execute the mechanical maintenance of conveyor systems across the Eastern Pilbara region.

Your duties will include:

  • Follow the BHP Charter, Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations (including acting as a Section 44 Appointed person) 
  • Set and maintain clear safety standards with your team  
  • Be involved in safety investigations and risk assessments and provide quality reviews 
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities 
  • Timely data collation, analysis and sharing of key work management metrics 


To be considered for the role we are seeking out the following skill-sets:

  • Mandatory: West Australian C Class Manual Drivers Licence; and
  • Mandatory: Minimum five years experience in conveyor belt maintenance activities, this includes all work associated with the repair and servicing of on-site conveyor systems.

Experience and skills desirable:

  • Demonstrated computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Experience or a fast learner with work management software tools (e.g. 1SAP) 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Your role will rely heavily on engaging with multiple teams across WAIO Maintenance and a strong focus on stakeholder management and coaching the WAIO conveyor teams on core accountabilities and processes. The Team is committed to coaching and developing your skill sets to be successful in the role. Supporting a Diverse Workforce BHP Billiton values and respects employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment where you will engage with a broad range of teams and people.

In line with our BHP Billiton Charter and Code of Conduct, you will be a key part of a team that will create, foster, influence and shape an inclusive, diverse and open culture. 


You will be based at our ‘Jimblebar’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out job share roster working 8 days on, 6 days off. Jimblebar is a fully automated mine site and is located 40kms North East of Newman, Western Australia. The outstanding facilities at Warrawandu FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, golf driving nets, outdoor cinema, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court; beach volleyball court, games room, music room and TV lounge. All rooms at the village have access to 3G wireless internet, an ensuite bathroom

Supporting a diverse workforce

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; parent rooms, and a generous paid parental leave policy which now includes Superannuation contributions during parental leave.

How to Apply

Reference - #175014

  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia



The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.