Electrical Engineering Graduate (2025 Intake)

Alcoa March 8, 2024
Full Time  


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Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

This is your opportunity to help shape the future of sustainability with world-changing innovations and low-carbon technologies. Become a valued part of the team that’s reinventing the aluminium industry for a sustainable future, revolutionising the way the world lives, builds, moves and flies.

About the Role:

This unique permanent opportunity as a Graduate Electrical Engineer at Alcoa, empowers you to shape your career in an exciting three-year customised graduate program allowing you to contribute to a more sustainable world. During the program you will rotate across our WA locations based in the Peel and Upper Southwest regions. These site-based roles allow you to easily fit the graduate program into your lifestyle whilst allowing you to learn and grow, and develop hands-on experience and expertise in:

  • A range of electrical, instrumentation, control and power distribution equipment spanning mining, refining and materials handling.
  • Solving complex problems and implementing improvements as part of a team.
  • Building positive working relationships with a wide range of site personnel across our professional and operational teams to achieve strategic business goals.
  • Fostering change and innovation to support the achievement of cost reduction and productivity improvement opportunities.
  • Providing support in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of refinery equipment by applying engineering principles and strong communication skills.

Working alongside seasoned professionals throughout the program, you will be provided with coaching, mentoring, hands-on and professional training to accelerate your development and maximise your full potential. The best part is that your experience will be diverse; from working in our corporate offices as part of our Global Asset Management team, to a local on-site environment within our 2 mine sites, 3 powerhouses and 2 alumina refineries.

You will be provided with an increasing level of responsibility to use your innovative thinking, your motivation to learn and passion for growth to shape the future of our business. You will be in an open-minded workplace where your ideas will be valued in a supportive environment encouraging you to think outside the box.

If you are on the path to graduate by the end of 2024 or have recently completed tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline, we want to hear from you!

What’s on offer:

  • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion
  • Take part in monthly ‘Graduate Days’ and team building activities.
  • Monthly Leisure Day
  • Benefits allowance
  • Performance related bonus (variable)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave scheme
  • Paid annual volunteer hours
  • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities

What you can bring to the role:

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

  • Is a self-starter with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Uses initiative and takes ownership of their work.
  • Has strong communication and well-developed people skills.
  • Thinks analytically and is open minded with a creative and collaborative approach to problem solving.
  • Drives positive outcomes with the ability to engage with and understand customers.


Application Closing Date: Thursday, 28 March 2024

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

Additional information

  • Please submit your online application by attaching your current resume, cover letter and academic transcript.
  • Our graduate opportunities are available to people who are eligible to work in Australia. Please state this information clearly in your application.
  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

About the Location

As an Alcoan you are part of a global team committed to advancing sustainability and delivering excellence and innovation. Join in and become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The power is in your hands to shape the things that matter to us all.

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career!

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better. 

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