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Mechanical Technician

Industry Sector: Manufacturing
Job Function: Other
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland - Regional
Closing Date: 11/10/2019
Ref. No.: 122375

QNP is seeking an Experienced Mechanical Technician who wishes to develop their career with industry recognised employer.

About the Company

Queensland Nitrates Pty Ltd (QNP) operates a petrochemical processing plant in Central Queensland inland from Gladstone and Rockhampton. The site is located in Moura and within driving distance from regional centre Biloela.
The fully integrated ammonium nitrate facility is designed to produce 210,000 tonnes per year of explosive grade ammonium nitrate, and provides a strategic resource to help sustain the competitiveness of Queensland’s mining industry.

The plant comprises three core state of the art process units, with an additional emulsion plant:
• Ammonia Plant: 254 tonnes per day of Ammonia for the manufacture of ammonium nitrate. All ammonia produced by QNP is used on site.
• Nitric Acid Plant: 525 tonnes per day of nitric acid is produced for the production of ammonium nitrate.
• Ammonium Nitrate Plant: Two ammonium nitrate products are produced onsite, prilled ammonium nitrate and ansol (liquid ammonium nitrate used for the production of emulsion).

Role Summary & Accountabilities

As a member of a self-managed maintenance team you will be responsible for execution of preventive and corrective maintenance tasks to achieve plant availability and reliability standards.
This involves inspection, maintenance and overhaul of process plant equipment along with assisting with planning for shutdowns and minor site improvements. You would utilise and develop expertise to maintain various rotating and static equipment typically used at Petrochemical and Oil & Gas facilities.

Qualifications & Experience

• Trade qualification (minimum Cert. III in Engineering) as a Mechanical Fitter and Turner -essential
• Current “C” Class Driver’s Licence – essential
• Experience in process plant or heavy industry - desired
• Experience on rotating equipment - desired
• Commitment to safety and continuous improvement

Role Highlights

• Permanent Full time position
• Residential role base in Moura or Biloela Queensland
• Monday to Friday roster with additional on call duties
• RDO accrued fortnightly. The RDOs will be taken so that a 4 days weekend every 5th week and a 5 days weekend every 10th week.

Role Benefits

• Attractive salary package range from approximately $130,000 - $150,000 (including super) plus bonus. The final salary will be determined with the successful candidate and is subject to prior experience and meeting company criteria for the role.
• Relocation assistance for those living outside the region inclusive of initial accommodation and house relocation assistance– to be negotiated with the successful candidate.
• Other benefits such as wellness and salary sacrificed novated lease.

Moura/ Biloela offers relaxed living in a picturesque location in proximity to good schools and healthcare.

Applications closing 11/10/2019.

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For further information regarding this position please contact Luke Mullins at or by phoning on + 61 7 4970 0800

Please quote reference number: 122375 in all correspondence.

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