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2022 Graduate Geotechnical Engineer


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Alcoa 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

From the moment you join Alcoa's Graduate Program, you will be given the opportunity of a permanent career that will take you far and beyond you've ever imagined. You will grow professionally, expand technically, and become part of our community where you will be inspired and challenged daily.

Alcoa's three-year rotational graduate program is designed to provide you a broad foundation in geotechnical engineering as well as allowing you to tailor your career path towards your interests and individual goals. 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 you'll get to experience working in an on-site environment whilst working locally at either of our mines or refineries, enjoying a lifestyle where you can be home each and every night!

You will be exposed to numerous networking opportunities and be provided with an increasing level of responsibility where you will use your innovative thinking, motivation to learn and passion for growth to make an impact for our business. You will join an open-minded workplace where your ideas will be valued whilst developing professionally in a supportive environment that will encourage you to think outside the box.

As a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Alcoa, you will work at a number of our WA locations to learn and develop your experience and expertise in:

  • Supporting the Global Impoundments team and local civil engineers in handling dam safety, preparing facility plans and applying standard methodology engineering technology.
  • Providing engineering input into the design and maintenance of the residue storage facilities.
  • Contributing towards the refinery and residue EH&S and provide insight into problem resolution for bauxite residue assets.
  • Providing input towards the WA residue capital planning, approval and review process.
  • Monitoring civil engineering design and construction QA.

About you

To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will be:

  • On path to graduate by the end of 2021 or have recently completed tertiary qualifications in Civil / Geotechnical Engineering or related discipline.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Using your initiative and taking ownership of your work.
  • A strong communicator with well-developed people skills.
  • Analytically and open minded with a creative and collaborative approach to problem solving.
  • Driving positive outcomes with your ability to engage with and understand your customers.

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

  • Work within a supportive and inclusive environment that strongly values safety.
  • Take part in monthly 'Graduate Days' and team building activities.
  • Enjoy a leisure day off in each four-week period to enable a positive work-life balance.
  • Receive amazing employee benefits and an attractive remuneration.
  • Working in an onsite environment whilst having the ability to work standard business hours and be home each night.
  • Join our social, diversity and inclusion networks.
  • A permanent long-term role.

How to apply

Please submit your online application by attaching the following three documents including your current resume, cover letter and academic transcript.

Our graduate opportunities are only available to Australian Citizens or permanent Australian residents. 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.