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Technician Maintenance Fitter

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Collie, WA, AU, 6225

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come. We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. With a focus on growing our base metals exposure, we also have two development options in North America and several partnerships with junior explorers around the world.


The Opportunity
Reporting to the Powerhouse Maintenance Supervisor, the purpose of this role is to complete maintenance and repairs to fixed plant and equipment throughout the Refinery as per schedules and requirements. There is a high potential that the role will require the need to conduct 2IC duties as the opportunity arises. 


This role is being offered and a permanent opportunity. 


Accountabilities include:  


  • Completing all maintenance and repair requirements to plant and equipment as per schedules and instructions
  • Ensure all duties are carried out safely in line with the South32 practices and procedures
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards
  • Actively support and participate in the companies continue improvement principles

About you
Successful candidate will have had experience in a similar role and be able to work as part of a team or independently depending on requirements and will be able to follow all safety practices and procedures in place.


In addition, you will have:


  • Relevant Mechanical Fixed Plant Trade Certificate or state equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a similar Refinery or Utility Power Station environment completing maintenance on fixed plant equipment such as high-pressure boiler feed pumps, conduct complex alignments on high speed rotating equipment, ID and FD fans, coal combustion equipment, condensing and back pressure steam turbines, high-pressure equipment and pneumatic ash transport systems.
  • C Class drivers’ licence.
  • Current Forklift, EWP, Working at Heights, Rigging, Confined Space Tickets would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience as a Supervisor or acting within the position will be highly regarded. 


Our benefits


  • Competitive Salaries
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Incentive bonuses
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depends on the level of employee contributions you choose.

This role will be based at our Worsley Refinery, where our employees choose to live in the Bunbury, Collie or other nearby communities which all offer an enviable country lifestyle. Surrounded by magnificent jarrah forests, pristine beaches and world-famous wineries, this is an opportunity too good to miss.
About Worsley
The South32 Worsley Alumina operation is one of the largest and lowest-cost bauxite mining and alumina refining in the world. Worsley manages a bauxite mine, alumina refinery and port operations in Western Australia’s South West.

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.
Applications close 4th August 2021