Technician Maintenance Auto Electrical

Location: Boddington Western Australia Posted Date: February 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 570765210 Careermine Job Id: 1834044
About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America.

We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

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.

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.

About the role

Reporting to the Maintenance Co-Ordinator, the purpose of the role is to complete Auto Electrical maintenance works on mobile plant and equipment as per maintenance schedules and work instructions.

  • Complete required works as per work schedules, and instructions in a timely manner
  • Safely perform all required work within scope of safe work practices
  • Provide input root cause analysis and subsequent resolutions of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Ensure adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required


This is offered as a full-time permanent opportunity and will be based at our Boddington Bauxite Mine which is located approximately 130km south east of Perth where our employees can choose to live in Boddington or other nearby communities.

About you

The successful candidate will be someone who previous experience in a similar site-based role working on heavy mine site mobile plant and equipment both within a workshop environment and in the field where required.

  • Trade Certificate or state equivalent essential
  • Current C class licence minimum requirement, HR Licence would be advantageous
  • Previous mine site experience
  • Current Air-con Ticket
  • Dogging / Rigging, Forklift, EWP, Overhead Crane and Working at Heights HRWL would be an advantage


Our benefits

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Sportsmans Roster (weekends off per month), Day shift only
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Private Health cover, additional superannuation contributions and a discounted housing loan


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 27/02