Electrical Supervisor

Alcoa Australia

Location: Banksiadale

Job Type: Full time


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

At Alcoa, you’re an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. This is an opportunity for you to bring your wealth of experience to the team and help shape the future of sustainability with world-changing innovations and low-carbon technologies. You have the power to shape things to make them better.

We have a rare and new opportunity for an experienced Electrical Supervisor to join our Huntly Mine maintenance department. Working on a 10.3 hr days only roster, this role offers you the chance to obtain true work life balance with a long weekend every second weekend and the luxury of returning home at the end of each day.

In this unique leadership role, you will be responsible for developing effective Electrical work plans using a standardised planning process, as well as providing Electrical and Water crew leadership. Maintain the sites electrical and water transmission and distribution along with the treatment of wastewater.

You will be involved in daily and weekly planning and the development of the electrical plan each week to ensure the business needs are met. This will include developing costed work packs which contain detailed work scope, resource requirements (including labour and equipment) and parts / materials management.

As a Supervisor at Alcoa you will be responsible for crew safety, work performance and people development of the Electrical maintenance teams, ensuring they are properly trained and aligned to the mines business goals.

You will coach the crew to become an effective semi-autonomous work group that can make informed decisions to manage their own safety performance, work output, cost control, reporting and problem solving.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • As a minimum you will possess an Electrical or Electrical/Instrumentation trade background (or equivalent) and have significant experience applying trade skills in a continuous processing/mining environment.

  • You must be able to demonstrate a successful history of planning, scheduling and executing electrical planned maintenance, preferably within a computerised maintenance planning system.

  • Well-developed communication skills are essential to enable you to co-ordinate the Electrical maintenance team, negotiate issues and prioritise workload with your peers, other supervisory staff and senior management.

  • Previous experience with potable, Process, fire and wastewater treatment, sanitisation, filtration, and management.

  • Previous experience supervising multidisciplined teams including contractors in a mining environment, with a sound knowledge of the requirements of section 44 of the Mines regulations.

  • High Voltage switching ticket or the desire to obtain one, and demonstrated experience conducting High voltage switching operations is highly desirable.

  • Experience with dissolved air floatation plants, liquid chemical dosing, aerobic treatment units, Water quality monitoring and metering, mine dewatering, Automated particulate screens, and water pump maintenance will be highly regarded.

  • A proven record of accomplishment in the safe operation and maintenance of high voltage distribution systems, which may include circuit breakers, distribution transformers and overhead powerlines, is also highly desirable.

What’s on offer?

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • Five weeks annual leave

  • Shift allowance

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Industry leading superannuation

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Novated car lease scheme

  • Industry leading parental leave scheme

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women’s Network and EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, bisexual and transgender Equality)

Application Close

Friday 13th October 2023

Additional information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.

About the Location

Huntly is one of our two bauxite mines in Western Australia and it is the world’s second largest bauxite mine, supplying ore to Alcoa’s Pinjarra and Kwinana alumina refineries. Established in 1976 and located east of North Dandalup in WA. Bauxite ore from Alcoa’s Huntly and Willowdale mines helps to produce almost half of Australia’s alumina and approximately 19 per cent of Australia’s aluminium. Our workplace is an inclusive and respectful environment, where we embrace change, new ideas and equal opportunity to succeed. Come shape your career with us!

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.   

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! 

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

You’ve got this!