On-Site Machinist

Job No: 133731
Location: Gladstone

  • Full-time opportunity for an On-Site Machinist based in Gladstone
  • Attractive salary circa $120,000 to $180,000 negotiable on experience PLUS super, overtime, relocation assistance & excellent on-site allowances!
  • Join one of Queensland's largest family owned fabrication and machining workshops and reap the financial rewards!

About Purcell's Engineering

Celebrating over 25 years of success, Purcell's Engineering is a family owned and operated business that has developed into one of the largest and most well-equipped machine shops and lineboring businesses in Central Queensland.

Based in Gladstone, Purcell's is an expert On-Site, Fabrication, Mechanical Project and Machining company servicing key industry sectors locally, throughout Queensland and across numerous National shutdowns.

Employing over 45 staff, Purcell's Engineering is well established in the Gladstone community and supports local industry and the Queensland mining industry.

Read more about the company here.

About the Opportunity

Purcell's has an opportunity for an On-Site Machinist to join their manufacturing team based out of the Gladstone workshop & working as needed on-site across QLD, NSW & WA.

This is a full-time position working a rotating roster of day and night shifts, where you will work operating a wide variety of machines.

To be considered for the position, you will have relevant experience using the following;

  • lineboring & onsite milling
  • lathes,
  • milling machines,
  • drill presses
  • vertical/horizontal cut off saws

Advanced skills are required in one or more of the following areas: Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems, Piping Systems and PLC Programming. In addition, it would be beneficial for the candidate to have their MR Truck license, Forklift Licence or their Mining Inductions s11, however this is not essential.

In this role you need to be flexible & comfortable working away from home for up to 2-3 weeks at a time.

The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, time efficient, co-operative and a team player. A can-do attitude and willingness to learn will be key attributes for this role.

View the position description here.

About the Benefits

With access to the latest cutting-edge technology, including Hoffman lineboring units, mirage flange facing machines & Purcell's own designed slew milling machines, you will love the variety that this role offers.

An attractive salary is on offer circa $120,000 to $180,000 plus super, on-site allowance & relocation assistance, negotiable with skills and experience . This includes the additional loading for night shift and overtime paid as appropriate.

There are also fantastic training opportunities, as Purcell's will provide ongoing training and upskilling to help you build your expertise across the range of high-tech machinery.

Purcell's offers a family friendly, flexible workplace and would be well suited to a personable and self-motivated team player who wants to grow their career!

About Gladstone

Historically a shipping port town, Gladstone has grown into a major hub for mining and building industries. It sits right on the Australian coast and is surrounded by breathtaking islands and the southern Great Barrier Reef.

Life in Gladstone revolves around the sea, sand, and bush, with natural wonder everywhere you look. It’s also only a short drive away from other regional Queensland cities like Rockhampton and Bundaberg.

Gladstone offers a relaxed lifestyle and a close-knit community that comes with a small coastal city. With an abundance of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, there is something for everyone in Gladstone.

Read more about life in Gladstone here.

Keen to join a stable, growing business that cares about its employees? Apply Now!

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