The 2021 intake is focussed on Iman Traditional Owners and will comprise four Iman Wellsite Support Operators. The Iman Wellsite Support Operators will initially be employed on a two-year contract. During these two years, they will undertake formal and on-the-job training while receiving guidance and support with the prospect of ongoing employment once they complete their training.
The role of the Wellsite Support Operators is to operate the equipment essential to getting gas out of the ground safely, efficiently and effectively. They ensure that all wells are in good condition and producing to their full potential. Wellsite Support Operators are a vital part of operations as they enable successful production of gas to supply the compression plant and pipeline. Some of the key responsibilities of this role are to:
Pictured: Khalil Waterton, proud Iman man and Shell QGC trainee
To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the criteria listed above. The below criteria are desirable but not a must-have for successful candidates:
Financial support will be provided for Iman Traditional Owners to relocate to the Western Downs. The Western Downs includes the townships of Taroom, Wandoan, Miles, Dalby, Chinchilla, Tara, Jandowae and surrounding areas.
Pictured: Emilio Munns, proud Iman man and Shell QGC trainee.
Complete the below online form and the Harness Recruitment Officer or Indigenous Mentor will get in touch with you to see if you need assistance with submitting your application.
You will need to complete an application form and include a resume outlining your interest in the opportunity and any relevant skills you bring to the opportunity.
Your application is also your chance to tell us a little bit about you, why you want the opportunity and what makes you the right fit for the role.
Please also be sure to tell us about what interests you, how you are involved in your local community and why these things will make you a great fit for the Shell operated QGC business.
Think of your resume as a collection of your skills and experience. Be sure to include any full-time or part-time work, along with any work experience or volunteer work where you may have been part of a team. Don’t forget to include any clubs or groups you are actively involved in.
You will need to include at least two (2) referees along with their contact details in your resume.
A great referee is someone who knows you, your skills and strengths, has managed and/or mentored you, and can tell us about what will make you a great candidate. They might be a teacher at school, a supervisor at work, or a coach of a sports team you play for.
If you do not have a resume you will have the opportunity to seek assistance from a Harness Recruiter as we will hold a Resume assistance session the morning after an information session. It is highly recommended that you attend your local information session to register your interest for the following Resume Assistance session. We will have an online information session available for those who are unable to get to an information session in person.
We are looking for passionate Indigenous Australians from the Iman Traditional Owner group who are passionate about building a career in the natural gas sector. We’re looking for people who:
You must be able to verify your Iman heritage through the Wardingarri Aboriginal Corporation.
The recruitment and selection process can take up to three months, with recruitment commencing on 7th of June. Candidates will be required to participate in each stage of the selection process to be considered for a position in the program.
The Harness assessment centres are designed to be a comfortable, fun, and safety focussed group interview experience with other candidates, where you will be assessed on your teamwork, communication skills, and practical ability.
Applications will close on 28th of June 2021.
If you are successful, you will be offered full-time ongoing employment with Shell QGC and your employment contract and relevant onboarding documentation required to commence your employment with Shell QGC will be provided to you.
Candidates will be kept updated as to their progress in each stage of the recruitment process either by phone and/or email.
Successful candidates will commence on 27th of September 2021.
Dates subject to change
Hours of work are long shifts, up to 10 hour shifts daily that start at 6am . The Wellsite Support Operator consists of 15 days on and 13 days off back-to-back set roster. Additional overtime may be required and will be remunerated accordingly.
There is an expectation that you will work and live within the Western Downs for this opportunity. Relocation support can be provided for individuals on a case-by-case basis. This will need to be discussed with the Harness recruitment officer during the recruitment process and relocation arrangements will be discussed with successful candidates.
Yes, full PPE and uniform will be provided to successful candidates for the program.
Driving is a large portion of this role to visit and access remote sites. It is a requirement of this role to have a valid open driver’s licence. It is a requirement of all positions that you have reliable transport to and from work.
Contact us and we may be able to support you with transport to the group interview and assessment centre.
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