Share this Job

Supervisor, Regional Control Centre (RCC)

Apply now »

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Kalgoorlie, WA, AU

Company: TransAlta



“Energising the Future.”


TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth. 


For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at,


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.



  • 7 Well-Being Days per year (extra leave)

  • Company-funded private health insurance for you and your family (Gold Cover)

  • Secure multi-national company



TransAlta operates and maintains 6 Power Stations in Western Australia. With a 20-year history in the State, we provide safe, clean and reliable power to large mining and industrial customers and have invested significantly in stable, long-term contracts.


We are currently seeking a motivated and dedicated Supervisor to join Regional Control Centre. Reporting to the Plant Manager, Regional Control Centre the Supervisor will ensure the business needs are well communicated to the Regional Control Centre Operators and met on a consistent basis. You will ensure the remote operation of our plant and equipment is conducted efficiently, reliably, and safely, through applicable standards, procedures, and processes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and within the contractual obligations of our customers. 



  • Provide ongoing structured training, familiarisation and mentoring opportunities to the RCC operators, ensure competencies are maintained and operators are compliant with mandatory training

  • Ensure all shifts are appropriately and effectively staffed in a fair and equitable manner while ensuring minor rotations between crews/teams

  • Accountable for operational compliance with state and federal agencies

  • Investigation and analysis into events with internal and external stakeholders

  • Drive operational efficiencies, performance and results as One TransAlta

  • Maintain company reputation, customer and stakeholder relationships

  • Support the execution of year-two of our Culture Transformation strategy focusing on Learning, Purpose and Results

  • Foster a psychologically safe work environment

  • Establish a collaborative work environment within the team, peers and stakeholders

  • Expand and support ongoing learning and development opportunities for our employees

  • Successfully execute and integrate construction and growth projects

  • Creating the company culture by modelling desired behaviour so everyone is welcome, included, and can make an impact and achieve results 

  • Team building and collaboration

  • Support all employees to lead by contributing to an environment of continuous learning, results and growth

  • Enhance employee retention, talent development and succession planning

  • Set priorities and enforce agreed deadlines

  • Apply consistent performance management, coaching, feedback, and corrective action

  • Plant Manager backfill during periods of absence



  • 3+ years’ experience in a leadership role or power generation facility

  • High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) for Advanced Boiler and Turbine Operation

  • A technical background in mechanical, electrical or control systems. A tertiary qualification in one of these disciplines would be an advantage

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, drawings, and procedures

  • Ability to determine and apply contractual obligations within a Power Purchase Agreement

  • Excellent analytical skills to make sound professional judgments and recommendations

  • Self-motivated; confident, energetic, and flexible

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with impeccable attention to detail

  • Proficient in core office programs (i.e.: MS office) and capable of learning key position-specific applications

  • Ability to navigate, adapt and become proficient in business applications.


We offer excellent working conditions and are looking to recruit a motivated team member who is keen to enhance their skills in a specialised field. TransAlta offers a competitive remuneration package including private health insurance and eligibility for an annual bonus. Shortlisting will commence immediately, and we reserve the right to close applications at our sole discretion. Successful candidates will be required to provide a valid Police Clearance (within the last six months) and undertake a pre-employment medical.