Lubrication Technician

Job Description

Your new career opportunity:  Lubrication Technician 

  • Inclusive work environment where people are valued and respected
  • Residential role in the tight-knit town of Gladstone surrounded by iconic natural attractions
  • Get ahead financially with company benefits including subsidised private health insurance
  • Permanent full-time role working a 9-day Fortnight roster

About your role

QAL’s centralised hydrocarbon team is seeking a Lubrication Technician to work within the Maintenance team. Reporting directly to the Supervisor – Hydrocarbon, you will contribute to our Safe, Stable and Sustainable vision by:

  • Ensuring all work is performed in accordance with site health, environmental and community policies, systems and procedures
  • Performing lubrication maintenance activities to the standards required on a wide range of assets across the refinery
  • Managing assigned work schedules, confirm work order operations, raise notifications, order parts, and modify work orders when required
  • Supporting the hydrocarbon program by collecting oil samples for analysis, particle count and wear particle analysis
  • Supporting the hydrocarbon team in solving oil-related problems on critical plant assets and recommending and implementing improvements
  • Understanding the criticality of our assets and act proactively to support asset integrity and equipment availability

What you will bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you should have: 

  • Demonstrated commitment to your safety and the safety of your team
  • Competent in the use of basic tools necessary for the work involved
  • Willingness to learn and be customer focussed
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task as required
  • Previous relevant work experience would be advantageous

What’s on offer

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include:    

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Competitive salary package 
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family 
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters

Where you will be working

Gladstone is a coastal town in central Queensland with the region home to a population of approximately 64,000. The Gladstone region enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities and is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. If you are thinking of making a seaside change, check out what our region has to offer:

About QAL

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) is one of the world’s largest alumina refineries, enjoying a global reputation as a leader in the minerals processing industry. QAL is focused on employee engagement, best practice technology, innovative capital solutions, benchmark maintenance and project execution whilst maintaining world class safety, quality and environmental performance.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

At QAL, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 

You may not meet all the selection criteria we are looking for, but that doesn’t mean you are not the right fit for QAL. You might have experience outside of these requirements that will make you a great candidate with strengths in areas that we can build on. 

If you are looking for a new venture and the chance to work for a company that cares about being Safe, Stable and Sustainable, apply today.