Supervisor Shutdown (Electrical)

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Supervisor Shutdown (Electrical)

Job ID: 11542
Job Views: 6
Location: Newman
Post Code: 6753
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 17/05/2024


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.

Job Requirements:

About the Role


Reporting to the Shutdown Electrical Lead, the Shutdown Electrical Coordinator is the interface for all stakeholders during all execution activities. This is a permanent position on an 8/6 days only FIFO roster from Perth.

During the planning cycle you will be responsible for:


  • Identifying and providing input in the continuous improvement of our shutdown process
  • Liaising with Operations and Maintenance teams to validate and challenge the scope of work, including preparation requirements, isolation requirements and maintenance activities
  • Develop and implement improvement projects within the Shutdown Execution team
  • Detailed scope review and management in preparation for shutdowns
  • Facilitate weekly department meetings
  • Accommodate Engineering projects to ensure all work being undertaken in area of control is adhering to schedule and the Shutdown Management Framework

During execution you will be responsible for:


  • Maintaining a high profile in the promotion of safe working conditions and practices to ensure a safe working environment
  • Executing the shutdown plan in conjunction with Site Maintenance Execution, our Maintenance Centre of Excellence's Planners, Schedulers and other stakeholders
  • Promoting a high level of team interaction and coordination
  • Optimising the utilisation of resources throughout the shutdown
  • Liaising with contractors for various activities such as mobilisation, task execution and demobilisation
  • Liaising with the Shutdown Scheduler to ensure schedule is updated during execution to reflect performance against plan


About You


As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • C Class drivers licence
  • Supervisory experience essential
  • Shutdown maintenance experience beneficial
  • A Grade Electrical Trade Certification essential
  • Strong safety leadership skills


What we offer you


As an employee at BHP, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools, which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your Shutdown Lead and encouraged to ensure your team are connected to their strategy and plan.


In addition, other benefits include generous allowances, outstanding facilities across our FIFO villages, an attractive share scheme, annual salary reviews and a short-term incentive bonus.

How to Apply:

About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that's more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at

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