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Technician - Maintenance Fitter


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Work in the beautiful South-West of WA
  • Future career progression opportunities
  • Positive team culture


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 Maintenance Supervisor, as Technician Maintenance Fitter 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 Supervisor Maintenance. 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) 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:

  • 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


  • 2 years’ experience in a relevant or equivalent role, with experience in a large-scale refinery preferred

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Australian recognised Mechanical Fitter trade certificate, Cert III in Mechanical Engineering (Fitter)
  • C class driver’s license


  • SAP data entry, work order processing and warehouse functions knowledge
  • HR Class Driver’s License
  • High Risk Work License for Forklift & Elevated Work Platform


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 26th September 2023