Job Details
  • Reference385313B_1641446851
  • LocationWestern Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantNatasha Baines

Why Alcoa?
Our values - act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people - are at the foundation of everything we do.
At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value 'care for people' is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.
We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.
As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.
Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

About the opportunity
We are seeking experienced and proactive Mechanical Fitters to join our crews at one of our three Alumina Refineries located south of Perth, in the South West and Peel regions of Western Australia.
We can offer a family friendly roster, allowing you to work within a refinery environment but able to go home at the end of every shift. Alcoa has opportunities now and in the future for permanent contracts, fixed-term contracts or being part of our future talent pool. These positions are on either a 9 day fortnight day roster, 10.3 hour or 12-hour shift rosters.

We are looking for employees with the right attitude to work with us to realise our vision of making Alcoa a better, safer, more diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.
We are seeking candidates who are proactive in their work approach with a desire for continual improvement. You will possess strong diagnostic, problem solving and fault-finding skills with the ability to work with like-minded people.

As a Mechanical Tradesperson you are one of the key contributors in maximising equipment availability at a time when technical resources are unavailable. The key tasks performed will include:

  • Routine, planned maintenance on mechanical plant and associated equipment
  • Fault finding and break-down maintenance on fixed plant equipment
  • Working autonomously to solve problem, diagnose and make recommendation of repairs
  • Scoping of future maintenance including identification of part numbers

    There is also scope to develop your leadership skills with opportunities for future career progression available.

    About you
    To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:
  • Mechanical Trades certificate
  • High Risk Licenses: Working at Heights and Confined Space Entry
  • Manual 'C' class drivers' licence
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimum supervision and self-manage conflicting priorities
  • Self-motivation to complete quality work
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic team environment with others of diverse skill-sets

    In addition to this, it is highly desirable for you to have:
  • Laser alignment experience
  • Previous experience working within a mining, refining or heavy industry environment
  • Tickets such as Crane, Bobcat, Dogging, Forklift, Skid steer-loader and EWP
  • Experience on computerised maintenance systems
  • HR Drivers licence

    What's on offer?
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Secure and local employment without FIFO pressures
  • Opportunity to build your skills and knowledge allowing you to expand your career
  • Provision of all your work clothing and PPE
  • Average working week of 36 hours
  • Working in a close, diverse team environment where you are supported and encouraged
  • Industry leading superannuation paid monthly
  • Employee Assistance Program

    Alcoa's Australian operations represent one of the world's largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems and add value to Australia's local, state and national economies at every stage. Our Australian operations support approximately 4,370 direct jobs including multiple entry talent pathways/programs, predominantly in regional Western Australia. Kwinana, Pinjarra and Wagereup Refineries and Mine sites in Willowdale and Huntly,

    If you feel this role is something for you please apply and we will be in contact to discuss further!

    With our commitment to achieving a diverse workforce, we strongly encourage Female, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applications.