Technician Maintenance Fitter


Posted on:  12th Feb 2024


At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world. As a collaborative, caring and inclusive company, there’s no better place to make a genuine difference. Together we’re making a positive, global impact that has the potential to change lives. Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 


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


  • 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


This role is a Permanent role and is DID. 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.  As the Technician Maintenance Fitter, you will be responsible for (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.

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t 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.


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:  

  • Australian recognised Mechanical Fitter trade certificate, Cert III in Mechanical Engineering (Fitter)
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency.
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency.
  • C class drivers license.
  • SAP data entry, work order processing and warehouse functions knowledge
  • High Risk Work License for Forklift, Elevated Work Platform, High Risk Basic Rigging

Qualifications for this position are:  

  • Accredited Working in Confined Spaces Training
  • 2 years’ experience in a relevant or equivalent role, with experience in the resource sector preferred.

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate.  We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

The job advert will close on 26th February 2024.

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