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Technician Maintenance Heavy Diesel

Location: Boddington Western Australia Posted Date: February 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 570747310 Careermine Job Id: 1833757
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

As directed by the Supervisor Maintenance or Superintendent Maintenance , the Mobile Maintenance Technicianwill be required to execute maintenance work on mobile equipment as per maintenance schedules and work instructions.

  • Execute work orders as per schedule and relevant work instructions associated with the work orders
  • 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 role 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

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanical Engineering / Mobile Plant Trade Certificate or state equivalent
  • Minimum 12mths post apprenticeship trade experience completing preventative maintenance and/or major component changes out's on heavy mine site CAT, Komatsu or Hitachi equipment
  • HR licence preferred
  • High Risk Work Licences such as Forklift, EWP, Basic Rigging and Working at Heights desirable
  • Computer literacy is important as are your excellent communication skills - Experience with SAP an advantage


Our benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • 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.

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