Supervisor Maintenance Electrical


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Career opportunity
  • Great working culture
  • Worklife balance


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 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 Superintendent Electrical Maintenance, the purpose of the Electrical Supervisor role is to lead a team of maintenance electrical/instrument technicians to ensure the safe, cost effective and productive execution of maintenance and scheduled work activities to support the operations at Worsley Alumina Refinery.

This role will be offered on a Permanent basis working a Day Shift roster 4 x 10-hour days per week.

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:

  • Oversee all aspects of electrical maintenance execution activities in area of responsibility
  • Duties under your appointment as a Statutory appointed electrical supervisor
  • Ensure electrical work is conducted safely by competent electrical personnel in accordance with the relevant standards and operating procedures and relative legislative requirements.
  • Delivery of safe outcomes through safety leadership, in-field coaching and application of procedures and policies
  • Guide and coach individual team members to build a high performing team


  • Currently or can be appointed a statutory supervisor under Schedule 26
  • Deep knowledge of electrical maintenance activities for industrial equipment including radiation devices, gas appliances and safety systems
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, coach and mentor employees resulting in improved engagement, performance and efficiency.
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer applications such as SAP, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Trade Certificate as Electrician and WA unrestricted electrical license
  • Preferable qualifications as Instrument Fitter or Cert IV in Instrumentation
  • possess’ significant supervisory experience in a maintenance environment preferable in power generation industry


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 will close on 16th of October 2023

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