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Superintendent Capital Works


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Career Opportunity
  • Work life balance
  • Great working culture & team


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.


Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from jarrah forests, 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.


  • 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
  • Flexible working arrangements and industry leading parental leave and family care policy


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, as Superintendent Capital Works, the purpose of this role is to safely lead and manage the execution phase of Sustaining Capital Projects across the Mine and Refinery as per agreed scope, schedule, and budget. This role will be offered on a Permanent basis.



This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes – bus available from Bunbury location only) 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.

key responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  • Manage planning and safe execution (including commissioning) of approved projects according to agreed scope, budget, schedule and relevant standards and specifications
  • Manage and develop the project schedule and timeline for the execution phase of assigned portfolio of works.
  • Provides support to the Design Engineers & Project Specialist in the development and assurance of complex and technical project execution packages.
  • Analyse, manage and mitigate risks to schedule, budget, quality, resourcing, procurement, constructability and health and safety throughout execution phase of the assigned portfolio of projects.


  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering or Trade Certificate
  • Qualification in Project Management or demonstrated equivalent experience in a similar role

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Significant experience in delivering complete life cycle projects within a brownfield environment in the range of $1M to $100M within the resources industry
  • Experience in leading, coaching and mentoring projects and or execution teams to deliver projects or scopes.


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 encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

The job advert with close on 25th September 2023.