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Apply now Job no: 497558
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: WA - Port Hedland
Categories: Engineering, Merchant Energy

  • Monday to Friday residential role – Port Hedland Power Station
  • Proven industry background
  • Growing energy business across ANZ

With an owned and contracted generation portfolio of around 3,000MW, Alinta Energy delivers an essential service to over one million combined electricity and gas retail customers in Australia. We employ around 700 people throughout operations across five of Australia’s six states as well as New Zealand. With a decades-long history in Australia as an energy generator and retailer, we’re proud to deliver for our customers.

We’re determined to make energy more affordable and we are committed to securing an energy mix that delivers on this challenge. This includes working to deliver 1,500MW of large-scale renewable energy by 2025 as well as delivering innovative and lower-emissions energy solutions for major industrial customers.

We are seeking an experienced and safety focussed Trade Assistant to join our Port Hedland team on a permanent, full-time basis.  Reporting to the Plant Manager, the purpose of the role is to assist with the safe and efficient completion of the maintenance activities of the power station to maximize its reliability and availability for commercial operation to supply electricity.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Proactively contribute to eliminate injuries to achieve a Zero harm workplace
  • Assist to maintain equipment in accordance with the Annual Work Plan
  • Maintain warehouse and workshop housekeeping
  • Obtain freight quotes, manage inventory and deliveries and warehouse stock control, inwards / outwards goods (including tooling) and dispatch of goods
  • Maintain stock of personal protective equipment and first aid kit services
  • Supports the team in developing and sustaining an innovative culture
  • Report and investigate plant and equipment incidents

To be successful you will have:

  • Trade qualifications (Mechanical/Boilermaker) - Desirable
  • Valid C Class C Driver’s License
  • Experience in general trades assistant duties and in store and inventory management
  • Construction safety card, working at heights and Confined space entry
  • Forklift license
  • The following tickets are desirable - dogging, elevated work platform, fire extinguisher, low voltage rescue and gas testing[VD1] 
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Manual handling experience
  • Be a permit holder and authorised person trained
  • Be living in Port Hedland (no accommodation is provided)

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Working at Alinta Energy you will have access to a range of benefits, such as:

  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Full access to Headspace Application
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Purchased leave
  • Community volunteer leave

Alinta Energy is a Circle Back Initiative employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Click “APPLY” to submit your application. Closing Date: 22nd June.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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