Diesel Fitter - Permanent Full-Time

Job Description

Join an award-winning tourism and transport company

SeaLink is looking for an individual with a strong work ethic and proven skills to join their team for their Gladstone Operations servicing our Oil and Gas Clients.


Available for an immediate start?

Looking for an exciting new work environment?

We encourage you to apply!

About the Role

  • Trade Qualified Diesel Fitter in the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of the Gladstone Marine Fleet and infrastructure facilities.
  • Perform the maintenance on vessels and other company assets when and as directed by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Regular inspections and maintenance of plants and machinery.
  • Support the Gladstone business as directed by the Management Team.
  • Appropriately represent SeaLink, which shall include maintaining the highest standards of confidentiality and conduct.
  • Ensure the Work Health and Safety obligations of themselves and their co-workers are not jeopardized by their actions/ inactions whilst at work.
  • Ensure that the procedures of the Environmental License and Environmental Management Program as directed to them are adhered to.
  • Ensure housekeeping is completed at regular intervals.

You will be required to work 80 hours per fortnight, on nine days on, five days off roster. You will work in close conjunction with the Maintenance Manager within the Maintenance Team.

This is a key role within the organization and requires energy, commitment, initiative, teamwork, multi-skilling, and time management skills.

About You

  • Live locally within the Gladstone postcode area (4680).
  • Familiarity with mechanical plants, particularly marine diesel engines, marine vessels, and components.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a safe working environment.
  • Ability to follow directions, procedures, and company policy.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical ability, ICT, and record-keeping skills.
  • Marine field hands-on experience preferred.
  • Solid mechanical background with Carterpillar engine experience preferred.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Trade Qualified Diesel Fitter
  • C Class driver's license.
  • Medium Rigid driver's license.
  • LF forklift license.
  • Recreational boat license.
  • Confined space and gas test atmosphere training (desirable).
  • Working at heights training (desirable).

About Us

 SeaLink Gladstone is part of the SeaLink Marine & Tourism family. SeaLink Marine & Tourism operates some of Australia’s most iconic marine transport and tourism experiences brands including SeaLink ferries around Australia, Captain Cook Cruises in Sydney Harbour and Perth’s Swan River, Kingfisher Bay, and Eurong Beach Resorts on Fraser Island (K’gari), the Murray Princess on the Murray River, Kangaroo Island Odysseys, Flinders Ranges Odysseys, Adelaide Sightseeing and many more. For more information on our marine and tourism family visit www.BrilliantTravels.com.au. 

SeaLink Marine & Tourism is part of the Kelsian Group, Australia’s largest land and marine, tourism, and public transport service provider with established international operations in Singapore and the UK. An Australian publicly listed company with around 9000 employees, the Kelsian Group is one of Australia’s most experienced and diverse multi-modal transport businesses operating around 4000 buses, 120 ferries, and 24 light rail vehicles, carrying over 207 million customers per year. For more information visit www.kelsian.com.

How to Apply

Click APPLY and fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the application, paying close attention to each question.

We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.

Applications will close by 5:00 PM on the 2nd of July 2024

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.

SeaLink Travel Group is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.