Brunel site manager at facility

Rig Electrician

Vacancy number • PUB408519

Rig Electrician

  • Queensland
  • Closes 30 July
  • 84 hours
  • Professional Courses

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Queensland

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 30 July 2024


Brunel Australasia are currently seeking Rig Electricians to work in QLD. These are FIFO roles based out of Brisbane.

This is an exciting opportunity to enter the oil and gas drilling industry with a major international company!

About this role

This will be a contract based role for upcoming drilling activity commencing immediately. An exciting opportunity to join a major international drilling company. Seeking Candidates ideally based in South East Queensland for work in the Surat Basin.

The Rig Electrician is responsible for the preventive, routine and non-routine maintenance of the land drilling rigs and for the repair of electrical systems for all drilling related equipment of the rigs.


  • Experience working with AC Variable Frequency Drives, SCR drives, Generator Controls, RAPAD rigs, and Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC)
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Open, manual Driver’s License
  • Electrical Licence – State Required
  • Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas(EEHA)
  • Electrical Trade Certificates

Additional Certificates highly desirable.

  • First Aid /CPR
  • 4x4 Operate Vehicles in the Field
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Confined Space Training
  • Gas Testing and Monitoring
  • Working At Heights
  • Wellsite Permit to Work
  • Low Voltage Rescue


  • 12 Month contract
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team
  • Accommodation and meals provided
  • 3 Week even time roster (12hr days)

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Mining, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Brunel is passionate about ensuring we are a business with a conscience. Not only does Brunel have a defined global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, but we also have our own dedicated Brunel Foundation which has been working to ensure that we are contributing to a better future for both our people and planet for over 10 years.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Darren Leavey quoting publication number: PUB408519