Alcoa on the hunt for new apprentices
Alcoa has launched its 2020 apprenticeship recruitment campaign and is looking to employ more than 20 apprentices to begin with the company in January.
A global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminium products, Alcoa has a history of training generations of skilled tradespeople.
Apprenticeships run for four years and cover a range of trade categories including mechanical fitters, fabricators, welders, heavy duty plant mechanics and industrial electrical instrumentation technicians.
Working as a first-year fabricator/welder apprentice at Alcoa’s Wagerup Refinery, Collie resident Spencer Stone is grateful to have been given the opportunity.
“This apprenticeship has set me on a clear career path,” Mr Stone said. “I work for a global company which cares about its people and I’m learning a trade I’m passionate about.
“I feel so lucky.”
Alcoa human resources director Kath Soumanis said the company offered a diverse and inclusive workplace which supported people with a variety of skills and life experiences.
“We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse range of top talent so our success continues for generations to come,” she said.
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