Heavy Duty Plant Mechanic

July 3, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
July 27, 2020, 11:02 a.m.

About the Opportunity

Do you want to work with people who can inspire you with their passion, share their ideas and provide you with first class on-the-job training? As an Alcoa apprentice you have an opportunity to combine hands on experience with theoretical knowledge, learning from those who value the importance of quality workmanship and maintaining a safe work environment.

We encourage and support you to participate in diverse work practises daily while working within a collaborative team contributing to our inclusive culture.

As a company we know diversity makes us stronger. For over 17 years Alcoa has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Alcoa proudly champions a Women in Operations (WIO) program, encouraging hard-working women to take opportunities and develop exciting careers. We always strive to do more! We value our employees and their opinions.

Your training at Alcoa will give you a competitive edge in the job market, leading to a nationally recognised trade certificate that could take you anywhere! All of this whilst working for a company with an outstanding safety performance that has a strong focus towards creating environmental sustainability in every way possible.

As part of this four-year Apprenticeship Program that will commence in early January 2021, you will be:

Based in the main workshop of one of Alcoa’s Bauxite Minesites.

Trained in diagnostics, repairing engines, transmissions, brakes, hydraulic and electrical systems.

Working on a variety of vehicles including heavy earth moving equipment, front end loaders, large ore carrying trucks, as well as four-wheel drive utility and passenger vehicles.

Given additional training in fields associated with your trade, including vehicle auto-electrics, air conditioning, hydraulics and welding.

About you

We want individuals who are passionate about how engines run and want to learn more. We seek proactive candidates with a positive desire to search for opportunities to improve their skills and knowledge. Do you enjoy problem solving and fault finding? An apprenticeship with Alcoa can kick start your career; but your attitude is everything. Show us what you’re capable of, be driven to optimise your learning potential and you will achieve a career with endless opportunities.

We are interested in hearing from a diverse range of applicants who have:

A high dedication and focus towards safety.

A good academic record with a proven interest in heavy duty equipment or mechanical fitting.

Been involved in any related extracurricular activities or have gained relevant knowledge in that field.

A current, valid Australian ‘Learners’ Drivers Licence or working towards.

To be eligible for an Alcoa Apprenticeshipyou must have completed year 10 at a minimum with a high pass in Mathematics and English combined with a good attendance record. Additionally, completion of a pre-apprenticeship and/or work experience relevant to the trade you are applying for will be considered highly desirable.

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