Shift Electrical Technician


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


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The Opportunity

Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from stunning coastlines, scenic trails and the food and wine heartland of the west.

Located in the picturesque south-west and Peel regions of Western Australia, South32 Worsley Alumina is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500 workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer.

Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future.

We are currently looking for an Electrical Instrumentation Technician to join our Electrical Maintenance team, based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery.
Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, your role will be to safely maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment throughout various sections of the refinery.


This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes) and other nearby scenic communities.
As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in, drive out on a daily basis. Employees ideally live within an hour’s drive of Collie.

About You

Successful candidate will have the ability to work a rotating day/night shift and had experience in a similar role and is proven to work safely as part of a team or independently depending on requirements.

In addition, you will have:

  • Electrical Trade certified & A grade electrical license
  • Current Australian C class manual drivers’ licence
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and P&ID’s.
  • Well-developed understanding of the operation and maintenance of large-scale refinery equipment
  • Experience working with control valves and positioners, variable speed drives, PLC and DCS systems.
  • Experience maintaining and fault-finding motor control circuits
  • Ability to work a rotating day/night shift roster

Desirable Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Instrumentation
  • High Voltage Switching Ticket
  • Cert IV in Hazardous Areas
  • High Risk Work License - Elevated Work Platform, Forklift

Our Benefits

As part of the Worsley Alumina team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Company supported volunteering leave and opportunities across communities in the South-West
  • Novated lease and salary sacrifice options
  • Exclusive employee discounts including health insurance, technology, and travel.

Our Culture

At Worsley Alumina, our people are key to unlocking the potential of our operation and becoming the world’s leading Alumina producer.

If you value and care for your colleagues and families, enjoy a culture of trust and togetherness and have a desire for excellence to safely produce the products of the future, then we would love to hear from you.

As an employee, you can help shape the future of our operation through our:
- Worsley Workforce Committee directly improving our employee experience
- Worsley Inclusion Network leading change initiatives across Worsley Alumina to increase Inclusion and Diversity in our workplace
- Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group working closely with our First Nations employees and community members to increase First Nations representation across Worsley Alumina.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement of employment at South32 Worsley Alumina.

Please note: This advertisement will close on the 5th October 2022

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