Shutdown Welders Special Class

Job Description

At Downer we plan, create and sustain. Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure, and facilities.


  • Casual shutdown role located at multiple sites across the Gladstone QLD region. Sites include Power Stations and industrial sites.
  • Mid May commencement date, with an approximant 4 - 8 weeks of scheduled work, depending on the shutdown.
  • Monday to Saturday roster, 11 hr shifts - days & nights available.
  • EA rates $65.48 p/h + $3.42 site allowance + penalties, 25% loading paid on all overtime worked.
  • LAFHA or accommodation provided to distant workers.

Our Industrial & Energy business has opportunities for casual Welders Special Class to work on multiple sites across the Gladstone, Queensland region. You will provide your expertise in welding within a maintenance or shutdown environment ensuring that work is completed safely, effectively and to the required standard.


  • Hold a Certificate 7 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) or AS1796 Welder Certification combined with work history of pressure welding and TIG welding on boilers and shutdown maintenance at Power Stations.
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team with well-developed communication skills and a commitment to safety.
  • Hold an Industry White Card and Working at Heights & Confined Space tickets (2-year validity).
  • Willingness to undertake a 3 site Medipass.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfying the project minimum requirements, a pre-employment medical and evidence of your right to work in Australia.

Downer Group is an employer that acknowledges and embraces the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents, and cultures. As an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from everyone.


Please submit your application online via the advertisement - we do not accept email applications. For queries, please contact Anthony Millar, Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner on