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Technician Maintenance Fitter


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


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.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor the purpose of this role is to safely execute maintenance work within an operation area as per SAP (computerized maintenance management system) processes, maintenance schedules and work instructions as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Day shifts as well as day & night shifts available.


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 to:

  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to safe work practices and procedures
  • 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
  • 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
  • Actively support and apply the company’s continuous improvement principles to minimize cost, maximize production

About You


  • Australian recognised Mechanical Fitter trade certificate, Cert III in Mechanical Engineering (Fitter)
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency
  • C class driver’s license

Experience/Technical Skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in a relevant or equivalent role, with experience in a large-scale refinery preferred
  • High Risk Work License
    • Elevated Work Platform
    • Basic Rigging
  • Accredited Working at Height Training
  • Accredited Working in Confined Spaces Training

Preferred Experience

  • Pumps
  • Alignments
  • Mechanical background in a mining or process industry
  • Forklift and dogging high risk tickets
  • Ability to work in a team environment


  • SAP data entry, work order processing and warehouse functions knowledge
  • HR Class Driver’s License
  • Advanced Scaffolding

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 1st February 2023.

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