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Equipment Technician - Electrical

Job No: PacAl277
Location: Gladstone

At Pacific Aluminium we are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic people who foster a culture of inclusion. We have the hunger and drive to learn new skills and gain lifelong experience as part of a successful and dynamic organisation.

The career opportunities are limitless with Pacific Aluminium. As a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, a global leader in the mining and metals sector, our company operates across six continents in more than 40 countries.

No matter how they may differ, our team members share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. It’s a belief that regardless of how we look, speak or think, we all have something to contribute and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career. As a passionate equal opportunity employer, Pacific Aluminium encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


About Boyne Smelters Limited:

Our Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) operations have a unique and exciting opportunity to lead supply and procurement delivery to optimise efficiency in the way we operate.

Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) is a Queensland success story and a world class aluminium smelter. We are the proud winners of the 2016 Rio Tinto Chief Executive Safety Award. BSL is located on the Central Queensland coast, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Gladstone in the beachside suburb of Boyne Island.

BSL is genuinely involved in our community. We hire and buy locally, support local education, social and health programs and lend a hand where it’s needed to community groups. We add value to Australia’s natural resources to strengthen the manufacturing future for young Australians.

At Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) our vision is Proudly Australian Operating Beyond 2030. We will achieve our vision through developing our diverse team members to realise and attain their full potential.


About the opportunity:

Reporting to the Crew Leader, the Equipment Technician - Electrical will play an important role in supporting the team in the day to day operations in a manner that focuses on safety, environment, quality and continual improvement.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work within a team of Equipment Technicians and Apprentices on site at Boyne Smelters
  • Be part of a team that maintains the equipment for the Reduction Lines 
  • The role will require inspections, servicing, general repairs, major component change outs and overhauls as required


About you:

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to demonstrate the following:

  • A trade qualification - Electrical
  • Relevant experience in an aluminium and/or heavy industrial environment
  • Materials handling equipment such as conveyors, screens, crushers etc
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively as part of a team and work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to continuous improvement
  • A willingness to learn and enthusiasm to develop new skills as required
  • A licence in elevated work platforms, forklift and dogging certification is highly regarded


About the benefits:

This role is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career within BSL.

You will be rewarded with an attractive salary commensurate to your experience. BSL offers a supportive culture along with a competitive salary and additional employee benefits including free Yaralla Lifestyle Package and subsidised private medical insurance.

If this opportunity sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

Advertising closes at 6:00am on Thursday 28th June 2018.


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