Electrical Instrument Supervisor

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Job Type:Full Time

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opening for an Electrical Supervisor to join the team at our Pinjarra Refinery! This position is an opportunity for career development and growth in Electrical/Instrumentation maintenance management.

We see you playing a large part in the success of work execution and people engagement leading an electrical and instrumentation maintenance team. Your primary focus will be coaching the teams daily to meet and exceed all objectives in the areas of safety, environment, planned work completion and quality. This involves being an integral part of the area maintenance planning process and working closely with other workgroups and operations personnel.

Core activities in this role include:

  • Responsibility for developing effective EI work plans using a standardised planning and assisting with minor project work,

  • Coaching, mentoring and guiding diverse EI trades teams consisting of EI tradespersons, and an EI trade assistant, to reach their full potential aligned to high standards of safety and work practices at all times,

  • Mentoring the crew to become an effective semi-autonomous work group that can make informed decisions to manage their own safety performance, work output, cost control, reporting and problem solving,

  • Involvement in daily and weekly planning, and development of the EI plan each week to match our business needs,

  • Developing costed work packs which contain detailed work scope, resource requirements (inclusive of labour and equipment) and parts/materials management,

  • Ensuring Alcoa mandatory training is up to date for your crew,

  • Assisting the Superintendent with cost control in your area of responsibility, and

  • Willingness to work towards attaining Level 3 HV switching.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • An Electrical or Electrical/Instrumentation trade background (or equivalent) and hold a current ‘A’ Grade Electrical license.

  • Significant experience applying trade skills in a continuous processing environment.

  • Well-developed leadership and communication skills to assist with co-ordinating EI maintenance teams with the work of other maintenance disciplines, negotiate issues and prioritise workload with your peers, other supervisory staff and operations management.

  • A successful history of planning, scheduling and executing electrical and instrument planned maintenance, preferably within a computerised maintenance planning system.

  • Exposure to Distributed Control Systems (preferably Honeywell) and PLC systems (preferably Allen-Bradley) is also highly desirable.

  • A consistent track record of accomplishment in the safe operation and maintenance of HV distribution systems, which may include circuit breakers, distribution transformers and overhead power lines highly desirable.

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.

What’s on offer?

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • Monthly Leisure Day

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Industry leading superannuation

  • Industry leading parental leave scheme

  • Paid annual volunteer hours

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Novated car lease scheme

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women’s Network and EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Equality)

Applications close
Thursday 22 April 2021

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Additional information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.