Gladstone based experienced Boilermaker

Job Description


  • Full Time role in industrial maintenance works, options for a permanent position
  • Immediate start for the right candidate
  • 50hr working week, Monday – Friday, occasional Saturday overtime to meet client requirements
  • Gladstone local role
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm

Downer’s Industrial and Energy business is seeking an experienced industrial Boilermaker to join Downer’s project team at Port of Gladstone, QLD. In this site-based role you will be working on GPC Berth 3 Stage 2, complete general welding, cutting and grinding duties, fabrication and repairs for stairs and various structures at the port and ensure work is completed safely, effectively and to the required standard.


  • Trade qualified Boilermaker with extensive industrial project experience.
  • Ability to pass a Magnetic Particle Examination (ME) and Ultrasonic Examination (UE) of both Structural Butts and Fillet welds.
  • Experience with aluminium and stainless steel and Flux Core wire (Hobart Fabshield XLR-8) or similar is advantageous.
  • Familiar in the safe use of hand tools and equipment required to perform tasks.
  • Hold an Industry White Card and Working at Heights ticket (within 2 years).
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team with well-developed communication skills and a commitment to safety.
  • Must be able to obtain MSIC - a Maritime Security Identification Card

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.


Please submit your application online via the advertisement – we do not accept email applications. For queries, please contact Mat Carney, Industrial and Energy Recruitment and Sourcing Resourcer on


Did you know Downer has over 32,000 employees found in all states and territories? Did you know Downer touches the lives of most Australians through a diverse portfolio that includes; Energy, Renewables, Roads, Education, Health and Defence?

As an inclusive employer, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone. 

The Industrial and Energy business supports customers with long term, relationship-based contracts where we seek to help our customers optimise the reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and whole-of-life performance of their assets. Our key capabilities cover a full range of services including maintenance, shutdowns, turnarounds, and outage delivery, sustaining capital programs, project development and commissioning services.

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