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Administrator, Shared Services (Mat Leave Coverage)

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: South Hedland, WA, AU

Company: TransAlta



“Energizing 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.




TransAlta Energy Australia operates and maintains 6 Power Stations in Western Australia. With a 25-year history in the Western Australia, 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 looking for a passionate, self-starter Administrator to join our TransAlta team in South Hedland. You will be a part of the Australia Shared Services team reporting to the Lead Administrator. For this fast-paced role, your versatility, high level of initiative, professionalism, and ability to build effective relationships throughout the organisation is highly valued. 


This role is based at our South Hedland Power Station for the duration of approximately 6-months to provide coverage for a maternity leave, with the possibility of extension. The work days and hours are Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM. 




  • Travel coordination and roster management

  • EHS support

  • General office duties

  • Raising and receiving purchase orders using SAP

  • Ongoing maintenance of training records and database

  • Document control, implementing and updating procedures as required

  • Credit card reconciliations

  • Event coordination

  • Supporting the Plant managers and other Managers with varied ad hoc tasks




  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge in Microsoft Office suite and SAP

  • Experience working within a small team, working toward team goals

  • General knowledge and understanding of invoicing practices

  • Unrestricted manual driver licence




  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a valid Police Clearance (within the last six months)

  • Undertake a pre employment medical

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination 




  • Competitive remuneration package 

  • Family-friendly work schedule 

  • Leave entitlements in accordance with National Employment Standards

  • Great people and an inclusive working environment 


COVID-19 Vaccination Policy


As TransAlta continues to navigate through unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to assure prospective employees of our continued commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and that we are taking additional measures to help protect our employees and their families from contracting and spreading COVID-19. 


All employees hired, or who begin employment, after November 15, 2021 must provide proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment. Those applicants with appropriate exemptions must identify themselves at the time of interview and provide documentation of the exemption to the TransAlta Disability Management team prior to an offer of employment being made.


Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.