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Gas Fitter - Level 1

Date: 07-Jan-2019

Location: Cairns, QLD, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Permanent position - Cairns
  • Safety culture
  • Application close date: 22nd January 2019



An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.

Origin offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities – from project management and leadership, to technical and engineering. Working for Origin can take you all over Australia – in the field, as well as in the office – or around the world. With global energy demand growing, Origin is looking for new ways to meet that need and create tomorrow’s energy solutions. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Origin.

The Role

Origin's LPG Energy Markets Business currently has a vacancy for an experienced Gas Fitter – Level 1, based in Cairns.

The position provides Gas Fitting services for the installation and maintenance of gas equipment at Origin customer and terminal sites within the region.

The Service & Installation Gas Fitter shall be responsible for the following:

  • Complete new LPG installations to prescribed time frames in line with required codes and standards
  • Ensure all work is completed in a safe manner, applying Origin's permit to work system
  • Complete records in accordance with statutory and company requirements for bulk tanks, cylinders and terminal
  • To actively participate in all residential, commercial and industrial installations in the area
  • Promote Origin's services and build relationships with customers to ensure best possible return for the business 
  • Provide advice on LPG gas installations to customers including internal contacts
  • Provide quotations to Account Managers for new or upgraded installations in line with required codes and standards
  • Interpretation and application of Origin codes and industry standards
  • Review existing installations to ensure they comply with current industry standards and Origin codes
  • Determine the most appropriate way to complete an installation
  • Completion of required documents under the permit to work system

Is This You?

You will be a self-driven, skilled and versatile tradesperson; capable of working autonomously with limited supervision and be able to build credible relationships with customers and stakeholders alike.
While working unsupervised, your ability to deal with customers and resolve gas related issues and remain calm under pressure is essential.
You will be comfortable taking a leading role for multiple small installation projects: coordinating procurement with suppliers, freight providers and 3rd party contractors to ensure safe and timely delivery of installations and projects.

You should have following skills and attributes:

  • Trade indentured & Licensed Gas Fitter Trade qualified Gas Fitter, with exposure to LPG and Natural Gas
  • Compliance with current legislations, policies and procedures
  • Understanding of relevant industry OHS requirements
  • Current Driver’s Licence (MR/HR licence will be highly regarded)
  • You place a high priority on searching for new ways to gain efficiency without sacrifice to the customer, service or safety
  • Demonstrate a competent knowledge of established workplace and industry procedures for LPG supply, servicing and distribution, as well as are able to work in an outside environment and be prepared to learn and comply with Company and Statutory requirements
  • While working unsupervised, your ability to deal with customers and resolve gas related issues and remain calm under pressure is essential

Prior domestic experience with exposure to performing B type servicing, breakdowns and installation of gas appliances, including air-conditioning is an advantage. Plumbing/Draining and Electrical Licenses are desirable. Tools and vehicle supplied​

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to undergo a full medical including drug and alcohol testing.

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.
Our story | Origin Energy


Requisition ID:  70220  

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