Machinist

Job Description

Your new career opportunity: Fitter Machinist (Central Workshop)

  • Excellent work environment where people are valued and respected
  • Residential role in the tight-knit town of Gladstone surrounded by iconic natural attractions
  • Permanent full-time role

About your role

We have an opportunity for a motivated and dynamic person to join our workshop as a Fitter Machinist working a nine-day fortnight roster. Reporting directly to the Supervisor – Central Workshop, 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
  • Completing machining tasks over a variety of different pressure fittings and other components including working within fine tolerances
  • Interpreting drawings, measuring equipment and documentation
  • Inspecting components and taking personal accountability for safe execution of work, quality and efficiency
  • Working with your team mates and communicating with internal customers as required
  • Making recommendations and developing safety and productivity improvements to fabrication and maintenance practices

What you will bring

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

  • A strong commitment to safety, continuous improvement and teamwork
  • Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter / Machinist
  • Horizontal and vertical borer experience
  • CNC experience is desirable
  • Self-motivated with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement

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
  • Domestic relocation assistance
  • 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 in excess of 63,000.  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 LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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.