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Mechanical Operator - Talinga

Date: 08-Jan-2019

Location: Talinga, QLD, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Gas engine, high pressure compression
  • Technical Site role
  • Site based – 2/2 roster
  • 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

Reporting to the Facilities Manager of the Talinga Asset, the Mechanical Operator will be a passionate person who likes variety and owning their equipment. You will ensure the safe and reliable maintenance and operation of Talinga Assets that includes gas engines, generators, compressors, pumps and other rotating equipment.

This is achieved by:

  • Complete maintenance tasks within your trade area of expertise
  • Planned servicing of gas engines and compressors
  • Troubleshooting and repairing gas engines and compressors during breakdowns
  • Monitoring process equipment to ensure correct operating envelopes
  • Identify opportunities to optimise production, improve safety and lower costs
  • Ensure availability of the equipment is maximised
  • Operate and maintain plant in a safe and reliable condition and in accordance with all relevant procedures and agreed maintenance philosophies and schedules
  • Take ownership and shows pride in your assets

We are currently recruiting a role that will be on a 2 on 2 off roster. The successful candidate will join a high performing and agile team which is dedicated to learning, improving and developing our people

Is This You?

You'll need to be a proactive and confident mechanic, who can work in an operational, focused and collaborative team. You will be a strong communicator and haves the ability to problem solve with limited direction.

Origin offers attractive salary incentives for candidates who live in the Western Downs and Maranoa region. We also would welcome female and indigenous candidates to apply as we value diversity to drive better business outcomes.

Key skills and experience may include:

  • Mechanical trade and Type B Gas Fitting licence essential
  • Workshop experience and field based servicing and repairs will be looked on favourably
  • Previous operations or maintenance experience in the Oil & Gas or similar Heavy Processing industries
  • Gas engine, high pressure compression and/or complex control systems experience highly regarded
  • Current driver's license and willing to travel


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.
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For more information contact: Greg Higginbotham 03 8665 7769

Requisition ID:  70471  

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