Mechanical Fitter / Boilermaker role

Job Description

Your new career opportunity:  Mechanical Fitters & Boilermakers

  • 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 positions
  • Day work & shift positions available

About the role

We have exciting opportunities available for experienced Mechanical Fitters & Boilermakers to join our team across the various departments at Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL).  If you enjoy a challenge and are passionate about safety, teamwork and continuous improvement, this is the time to join our business. 

As a team member at QAL, 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 planned and breakdown maintenance on pumps, pipework, values, conveyors mills, turbines and associated equipment including overhauls, installations and assembly change-outs 
  • Diagnosing and recommending repair methods 
  • Continuously improving plant stability by identification and elimination of equipment failures and identifying improvements in planned preventative maintenance regimes

About you

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

  • Demonstrated ability to safely work as an individual and within a team environment
  • Trade qualifications as a Mechanical Fitter & Turner and/or Boilermaker
  • Pumps, pipe fitting, turbines, mills and maintenance experience would be advantageous
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Forklift, dogging and rigging tickets would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience in fixed plant maintenance
  • Ability to make sound judgments to ensure plant integrity is maintained at all times
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and executing assigned tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively as part of a team and to autonomously manage your workload
  • A commitment to continuous improvement by identifying process and cost saving initiatives

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 
  • Domestic relocation assistance 
  • 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

Located in central Queensland, Gladstone is a coastal town with a population of approximately 64,000. Enjoy well-established education, entertainment, shopping, and medical facilities, along with easy access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Explore the vibrant community and stunning surroundings here:

About QAL

As one of the world's largest alumina refineries, Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) is renowned for its leadership in minerals processing. We prioritize employee engagement, cutting-edge technology, and exemplary safety, quality, and environmental performance.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce 

We foster an inclusive environment where every voice is heard, cultures are respected, and diverse perspectives drive success. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities, and individuals from various cultural backgrounds.

Ready to Make a Difference?

If you're seeking a fulfilling career opportunity and want to contribute to a company that values safety, stability, and sustainability, join us at QAL. Apply today and embark on a rewarding journey.