Ensign Drilling – Australia is seeking to recruit hard working and highly motivated individuals to work within our Queensland & South Australian Drilling Rig operations. By joining Ensign, a leader in oil field services across the globe, you will directly benefit from our latest technology where you can grow your skills. This opportunity will provide you with rewarding challenges within the Onshore Oil and Gas Industry in Australia.
The Rig Welder is responsible for all welding and fabricating on the drilling rigs, camp facilities and remote work sites.
Applicants must also be willing to work a 3 weeks on 3 weeks off roster and travel to Toowoomba or Adelaide to meet crew change obligations.
RIG WELDER DUTIES include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for all welding and fabricating on the drilling rig and camp facility
  • Oxy-acetylene welding, Electric arc welding, MIG welding
  • Pressure welding (only required for Level 3 Welder)
  • Basic metal fabrication
  • Work from engineering plans and drawings
  • Implement maintenance programs under supervision or direct instruction
  • Carry out fire team duties as assigned and as directed
  • Participate in all safety meetings, fire and BOP DRILLS and safety training programs
  • Assist in first aid and medivac procedures as directed
  • Have a thorough knowledge of rig emergency signals and procedures
  • Undertake all other work as requested by Management
  • Comply with all QA policies and work procedures
  • Comply with all HSE policies and work procedures
  • Contribute to the development of and improvements in departmental QA procedures
  • Actively work towards achieving/maintaining of Training Matrix in accordance with organisational KPI’s
  • Assist with maintenance shut downs and upgrade programs when required.
QUALIFICATIONS desired but not essential:
  • Trade Certificate Welder (essential)
  • Current, unrestricted Manual Driver’s License (essential)
  • Low Voltage Rescue
  • 4×4 Operate Vehicles in the Field
  • Working At Heights
  • CPR Fire Awareness
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Senior First Aid
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Confined Space Training
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Gas Testing and Monitoring
  • Hazard Recognition Program/JSA
  • Permit to Work Holder Rev 3
Successful applicants must be willing to undertake functional medical testing to ensure they can meet the physical demands of the Rig Welder position.
Strong coordination, time management, verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking skills are essential.
Intermediate Computer literacy and basic knowledge of MS Office required.
    Apply now for your chance to become part of Ensign’s global operations.
    Ensign is an equal opportunities employer. 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.
    Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.

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