Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician

Job Description

Your new career opportunity: Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician

  • Inclusive work environment where people are valued and respected.
  • Residential role in the tight-knit town of Gladstone surrounded by iconic natural attractions.
  • Full-time positions working the 9 Day Fortnight roster.

About your role

We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician to join our Maintenance Team 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.

Reporting directly to the Supervisor – Electrical Integrity, you will contribute to our Safe, Stable and Sustainable vision by:

  • Responsible for the service, repair and maintenance of site wide air conditioning and refrigeration systems ensuring their reliability and safe function.
  • Join a progressive HVAC team in a challenging and supportive environment with a high priority on continuous improvement.
  • The ability to safely work as an individual and within a team environment.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with site health, environmental and community policies, systems and procedures.
  • Effectively communicating with section customers and peers to safely achieve maximum productivity of a high standard.

What you will bring

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

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Trade qualified in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Hold a Restricted Electrical Licence 
  • Hold a current Refrigerant Licence
  • Post-trade experience in heavy industry air conditioning maintenance would be advantageous.
  • A strong commitment to safety, continuous improvement and teamwork
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • 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.
  • 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

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. 

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.

Applications Close: Tuesday 31 January 2023 
Please note that due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to discuss the role further in the coming weeks and feedback on individual applications submitted is unable to be provided.