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Auto Electrical Maintenance Technician

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Boddington, WA, AU, 6390

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

The Opportunity


Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, you will be required to safely execute Planned maintenance and diagnostic repairs on Mobile equipment as directed.


Further duties will include:


  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to safe work practices and procedures
  • Safely execute low voltage electrical repairs to a predominantly Caterpillar and Hitachi Surface Mining Fleet.
  • Ensure work is done to the highest standard and history is recorded accurately.
  • Ensure adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards.
  • Actively support and apply the company’s continuous improvement principles to minimize cost, maximize production.


About South32


South32 is a new kind of resources company built around a single idea: that in a rapidly changing world, we have an opportunity to make a difference from the ground up. We are a globally diversified metals and mining company with a portfolio of high quality, well maintained, cash generative assets. Worsley Alumina is one of the largest and lowest-cost bauxite mining and alumina refining operations in the world. Worsley manages a bauxite mine, alumina refinery and port operations in Western Australia’s South West.


Come and Progress your career at Boddington Bauxite Mine (BBM) and be part of a can-do culture, where we support each other achieve our goals to ensure we can achieve anything together. At BBM we focus on performance by staying safe, growing our performance and having fun.




This is offered as a full-time permanent opportunity based at the Worsley Boddington Bauxite Mine (BBM), giving you the advantage of working an even time shift roster, while still going home at the end of every shift.


BBM is in a fantastic region with several great country towns in the region to choose from to call home. Enjoy fresh country air, the open space of Boddington Shire, with great infrastructure, schooling, sporting clubs and a thriving community. The region is only 80 minutes South of Perth and only 60 minutes from the coast.


Note: There is a bus service provided to take you to and from site for both day and night shifts. This bus leaves direct from Mandurah, with pick ups in both Pinjarra and Dwellingup.


About you


The successful candidate will have the following


  • Experience in low voltage electrical repairs to a predominantly Caterpillar and Hitachi Surface Mining Fleet.
  • A positive team focused professional attitude.
  • An uncompromising attitude to safety




  • Successful completion of an Automotive Electrical Apprenticeship and holds a nationally recognized trade certification
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency
  • Current C class driver’s license


Our benefits


  • Competitive Salaries
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Please Note: This advert closes on the 4th of August 2021