Technician Maintenance Auto Electrical

Location: Boddington Western Australia Posted Date: June 30, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 571698210 Careermine Job Id: 1845291
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.

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
  • Preference for candidates with Heavy Equipment experience on Caterpillar and Hitachi equipment
  • 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
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan