Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Adelaide


About BHP

At BHP 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

As a senior member of the Modifications and Operational Projects (M&OPs) team you will bring engineering project management capability to execute projects in accordance with the BHP Small Projects Management Framework, relevant site standards and approved performance targets (HSE, cost, quality, schedule).

Success in this role will be achieved through engagement with BHP stakeholders, external design consultants, construction contractors and materials suppliers.  You will actively project-manage the design, execution, handover, commissioning and close-out phases of multiple multi-disciplinary projects, and will be directly accountable for managing safety, cost, schedule, quality and operational readiness on your projects.

  This position is based in Adelaide with flexibility around full-time or part-time options.  Some site travel is required. 

In this role you will:
Demonstrate a commitment to safety by actively engaging in the BHP Field Leadership program.
Project manage multiple M&OPs projects (each typically A$1M - A$5M) through the design, execution, commissioning, handover and close-out phases.
Ensure compliance to BHP Group, Business, and Asset level requirements, statutory regulations and standards, and relevant BHP Olympic Dam site standards and specifications.
Provide input into M&OP strategic plans, budgets and targets, and ensure compliance for projects under your control.
Perform regular evaluation of project risks and implement controls where necessary. Regular field verification of risk controls will be required.
Provide regular project progress reports, across various platforms, to all stakeholders.
Hold a high standard of personal operational discipline, and establish routines necessary for safe and efficient project delivery.
Coordinate operational readiness requirements so that handover of projects is inclusive of all maintenance plans, work instructions, spare parts, etc.
At project completion, ensure all project documentation has been updated to as-commissioned status and submitted to the Governance & Technical Stewardship team for final endorsement and storage.
Regularly liaise with other project teams and operational functions across Olympic Dam to provide sharing of knowledge and aid continual improvement in project delivery.
About You

Formal qualifications in Mechanical Engineering and/or Project Management are desirable, but not essential.
A proactive, self-driven team player who operates with honesty and integrity.
Experienced in mining and minerals processing, or other similar heavy industrial sectors.
Ability to manage internal stakeholders and external consultants and contractors through a program of multiple capital projects.
Ability to work flexibly from multiple job locations, including management of city-based consultants, and site-based contractors.
Experienced in managing safety in design reviews and value engineering assessments.
Experienced in Contractor tendering, assessment and engagement, including development of detailed scopes of work and bid evaluations, as well as providing input into Contract development.
Good time management skills with an ability to managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrated technical skills with good problem solving skills.
Excellent stakeholder engagement and influencing abilities.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to produce clear, concise reports for senior BHP business leaders.

Talk to us about the flexible work options available in this M&OP role.

 How to apply

Please apply online before Sunday, 16 December 2018.


About the company

BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. Its origin comes from the merger (2001) of the Australian company Broken Hill Proprietary (BHP) and the British company Billiton.

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