Company: Shell
Skills: Gas Plant Operations
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Kumbarilla, Queensland, Australia
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Job Description

The Gas Plant Operator is a key role in our QGC Asset based in Kumbarilla - Ruby Jo, Queensland. In this role you will be responsible for safe and efficient gas processing, through the control of compressor facilities and various plant equipment. You will provide frontline plant surveillance and defect recognition while maintaining a strong focus on ensuring safe production.

Some of the key deliverables and responsibilities of this role are:
  • Monitor baseline maintenance of compressor stations to ensure the high availability of the compressor sets and plant equipment, as well as effective metering and pressure regulation.
  • Complete area surveillance and rectify (to level of competence) and/or report safety, environmental, maintenance and production issues, ensuring that all identified defects are appropriately documented in the relevant registers and databases.
  • Participate in condition monitoring and predictive maintenance programs, ensuring compliance to manufacturer's guidelines.
  • Conduct careful observation of maintenance agreements and warranties.
  • Maintain operational support for emergency response equipment as required.
  • Perform control of work duties including development and application of isolations.

Company Description

Your interest in working for Shell Australia is the first step towards a great career that focuses on securing an energy future for generations to come. Shell Australia can offer you a platform from which you can propel your career and work on projects as diverse as the game-changing Prelude FLNG, industry-leading QGC project in Queensland, or our range of upstream exploration and development opportunities. Shell has been in Australia since 1901. Today Shell Australia is focused largely in the upstream sector, especially in the exploration, development and production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil.


The candidate we are therefore seeking for this position, will have/be;
  • Certificate III in Gas Plant Operations.
  • Permit Authority Certificate.
  • Demonstrated experience in gas plant, refinery or petrochemical operations.
  • Experience in instrumentation controls.
  • Experience in high pressure gas operations.
  • Experience in basic workplace reporting.
  • Knowledgeable in risk assessment and evaluation.
  • Knowledge in QGC and industry standards.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience in SAP and Maximo is desirable.

If you have these skills, relevant qualifications, competencies relevant to the petroleum, gas and energy sector we would love to hear from you.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Shell we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse the workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Shell values diversity and offers: flexible work schedules, work and family programs, health and wellness programs, employee networks and mentoring, plus great training and development

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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