Technician Maintenance Heavy Diesel

Boddington, WA, Australia
Jun 17, 2022
Jun 27, 2022
Full Time
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the purpose of the role is to safely execute maintenance work on equipment as per SAP processes, maintenance schedules and work instructions as directed by the Supervisor Maintenance.

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.

Come and Progress your career at Boddington Bauxite Mine (BBM) and be part of a can-do culture, where we support each other achieve our goals to ensure we can achieve anything together. At BBM we focus on performance by staying safe, growing and having fun.

This is offered as a full-time permanent opportunity based at the Worsley Boddington Bauxite Mine (BBM). BBM is in a fantastic region with several great country towns in the region to choose from to call home. Enjoy fresh country air, the open space of Boddington Shire, with great infrastructure, schooling, sporting clubs and a thriving community. The region is only 80 minutes South of Perth and only 60 minutes from the coast.

Note: There is a bus service available to take you to and from site. This bus leaves direct from Mandurah.

About You

The successful candidate will

  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to safe work practices and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to the SAP process for work execution and capture related transactional data into the SAP system
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and relevant work instructions as directed by the supervisor maintenance or superintendent maintenance
  • Ensure work is done to the highest standard and history is recorded in SAP notifications for future reference
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Ensure adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment as per the SAP process
  • Ensure returns of unused and reparable materials are processed accurately
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required
  • Review and request updates to work management and other master data as required
  • Actively support and apply the company's continuous improvement principles to minimize cost, maximize production

About you skills
The successful candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Desirable Skills
  • HR Class Driver's License
  • High Risk Work License for forklift
  • High risk Elevated work platform
  • High Risk Dogman License
  • Overhead Crane
  • High Risk Basic rigging
  • Accredited Working @ Height training
  • Experience performing preventative maintenance and/or major component change outs on caterpillar, Komatsu or Hitachi SME
  • Experience using CAT, SIS and ET systems


Successful completion of a Heavy Equipment Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship and holds a nationally recognized trade certification
Current C class driver's license

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
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depends on the level of employee contributions you choose.

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 27th June 2022.

COVID 19 Vaccination
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.