Electrical Engineer

March 26, 2019, 7:26 a.m.
April 1, 2019, 4:51 p.m.

About the Opportunity

Our business is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer. Collaborating with the Mining Senior Electrical Engineer you would provide engineering expertise, business knowledge and personal capabilities primarily to support the design and implementation of electrical and control systems infrastructure for the Willowdale mine for the Larego mine relocation project.

You will liaise closely with Asset Owners to ensure the project meets end-user requirements and remains within the boundaries of scope and review. Your recommendations for improvement’s to system designs will be highly regarded and respected.

Other duties include;

Contributes towards an environmentally sound, safe and healthy workplace by monitoring and auditing the design, installation and commissioning to align with all standards and regulations;

Provides support to work teams, external engineering providers and other professional staff in a consultative working environment of open communication to deliver professional and well-balanced technical support and advice in the design, implementation and maintenance of equipment and systems through the application of current best technology and standards.

Acts as a catalyst in the implementation of innovation and supports the continuous improvement process in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.

Develops innovative, creative and flexible approach’s and solutions.

Coordinates delivery of engineering solutions that meet customers’ schedule, safety, production, cost and quality objectives.

Identifies & implements cost reduction and waste minimisation opportunities.

Facilitates the improvement of asset utilisation,

Communicates with contractors and vendors on compliance with Alcoa EH&S policy, procedures and standards.

Participates in project EH&S reviews

Performs system and equipment integrity inspections

Develops and maintains positive relationships with a wide range of personnel throughout WA Mining Operations.

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do. To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will have:

Electrical Engineering Degree.

Solid experience in a heavy industrial environment within an engineering field.

Experience in industrial control systems considered desirable.

Well-developed interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.

Business and customer focus perspective.

About where you will work

Willowdale Bauxite Mine is located in the Darling Range near Waroona, approximately 120 kilometres south of Perth. It mines and supplies bauxite ore to Alcoa’s Wagerup Alumina Refinery. Approximately 300 people work at the mine.

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