Power Station Mechanical Fitter

May 23, 2020, 8:38 a.m.
June 3, 2020, 11:38 a.m.

About the Opportunity

At our Pinjarra Refinery south of Perth we run a natural gas-fired cogeneration power station. The unit is one of WA’s most energy efficient power plants, it considerably reduces our refinery emissions whilst supplying low cost energy to others across WA. We realise these productivities and efficiencies are not solely due the technologies we employ, but are reliant on the skills and knowledge of those that operate them. We are seeking experienced and proactive Mechanical Fitters with power station experience to join these crews.

Our Mechanical Fitters work with multiple different crews, all with the goal of working together to safely achieve equipment reliability and excellence. Do you enjoy empowering those around you? Are you driven to share your analytical and diagnostic skills, and mechanical fitting knowledge with the future generation?

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please let us know when you apply flexibility 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.

We appreciate that power station experience is a niche skillset. Are you motivated by the technical, precision and fault-finding skills? Are you passionate about the mechanical intricacies of working with turbines, compressors and high-performance pumps? Is housekeeping inherent in everything you do? Alcoa has the perfect opportunity for you.

To be part of our ongoing success you will have:

Mechanical Trades certificate

Experience with Power Station or similar precision rotating equipment

Manual ‘C’ class drivers’ licence

Positive safety attitude

Self-motivation to work semi-autonomously in a small dynamic team

Alcoa will offer you:

Secure employment on a competitive salary with 14% superannuation and health incentive payments

A broad range of employee discounts through our employee benefits package

Ongoing support for you and your family with our Employee Assistance Program.

Join Alcoa’s supportive environment to thrive in your career. Become the best that you can be!

About where you will work

Pinjarra Alumina Refinery is located 90 kilometres south of Perth, a 30-minute drive from the coastal city of Mandurah and six kilometres, or a 10-minute drive, east of the regional town of Pinjarra. It is situated in the Peel region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Murray and is a major regional employer with approximately 1000 employees.

Wagerup Alumina Refinery is located on the border of Western Australia’s Peel and South West regions, 130 kilometres south of Perth, four kilometres north of Yarloop and 13 kilometres south of Waroona. Wagerup refinery employs approximately 620 people and of those, around 30 per cent live in the local shires of Waroona and Harvey.

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