Maintenance Serviceperson

Collie, WA, Australia
May 11, 2022
Jun 10, 2022
Full Time
The Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the purpose of this role is to provide to safely execute maintenance work as per SAP processes, maintenance schedules and work instructions.

About South32

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.


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.
As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in and out on a daily basis. Employees ideally live within an hour's drive of Collie.


Primary responsibilities are but not limited to:

• Maintaining dust collectors
• Performing filter reclothing operations to disc, press and pan filters
• Blower servicing and cleaning of filters
• Chemical cleaning of associated equipment
• Maintaining conveyor dust systems
• Safe use and maintenance of required PPE
• Be flexible with start times and finish times to meet production requirements and meet business needs
• Assist the operations team with any, emergent or prioritised work
• Assist the maintenance team as a sub function.
• Adherence to performance expectations, coupled with individual and department KPI's requirements
• Adherence to daily planned work schedule

Other accountabilities include:

• Maintenance practices activities including HRWL requirements such as basic rigging, dogging, Working at Heights and Confined Space
• Assist the operations team with any emergent, prioritised work
• Assist the maintenance team as a sub function
• In field parts management
• Hazard identification and management
• Housekeeping as directed
• SWI review and development
• Execute work orders as per schedule and relevant work instructions associated

About You

Experience/Technical Skills

• Previous refinery or processing plant experience advantageous
• Minimum C Class drivers' licence
• Mechanical aptitude
• Possess current HRWL - Forklift, Dogging, Rigging, Working at Heights
• An awareness of mine site safety requirements
• SAP exposure is desirable, but not essential
• Physical fitness

Our benefits

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

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 advertisement will close on the 25th May 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination requirement

In accordance with the Resources Industry Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions issued by the Western Australian government, South32 must ensure that all persons who attend its Worsley Alumina operations on and from 1 December 2021 have received the first dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, and on and from 1 January 2022 have received two doses and a third booster shot within the stipulated timeframe of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. You acknowledge and agree that you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination status, which will be securely stored in accordance with Australian privacy legislation.