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Senior Facilities Operator

Arrow Energy

Location: Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Salary + Performance Incentive + Benefits + Super
  • Dalby, Australia
  • 15/13 rotational roster (on-call position)

About Us
At Arrow, we explore and develop gas fields, produce and sell coal seam gas and generate electricity. We have operations across the Surat and Bowen basins, based in Dalby and Moranbah respectively, as well as our corporate headquarters in Brisbane.

Our vision is to be the most competitive and respected developer of unconventional gas value chains in Australia.

We are an incorporated joint venture between Shell and PetroChina (50/50), with a proud history of operating gas and power assets in Queensland since 2000. We are working to meet the demand for cleaner burning fuels through gas supply

Our Culture
At Arrow, safety is our highest priority and our values – respect, lead, own, solve and integrate – underpin everything we do.

We are proud to be a Work 180 Endorsed Employer for all Women. At Arrow, everyone belongs. We have a high performance culture that celebrates diversity and inclusivity, as one of our key foundations. We believe that enabling people to bring their whole selves to work creates a thriving and successful culture.

You will be Rewarded
We recruit talented and motivated people who are passionate about contributing to our journey.

Your appointment will be met with ongoing training and development opportunities, to ensure your greatest potential is realised.

Our Benefits:

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Annual incentive scheme based on company performance
  • Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women
  • Ongoing learning and professional development opportunities
  • Indigenous support network, ‘Bundagadan’, offering mentoring, workshops and coaching opportunities
  • Employee Benefits Program - $3000 per year to cover insurances/electricity rebates
  • Novated leasing, corporate discount programs, lifestyle benefit, specialist health care service access, annual flu shot & skin check and Employee Assistance Program
  • Gender neutral leave policies, including paid primary and secondary carers’ leave
  • Bonus 5 days annual leave after 5 years’ service

We have a high performance culture that embraces diversity and rewards hard work.

To meet our growing demands, we are looking for a Senior Facilities Operator to join our team.

The Role
Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, you will ensure safe on-site operations of gas compression, water and power facilities, with the aim to maximise availability and production.

This is a Dalby based position and an attractive regional allowance will apply to eligible local residents.

For DIDO workers, accommodation in Dalby’s Stayover Village will be provided whilst on shift.

In addition you will:
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to consistently role model Arrow’s values, code of conduct, safety and the environment;
  • Establish positive and productive working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Model inclusive behaviours to create a safety environment where different views and perspectives are encouraged and valued.
  • Ensure safe on-site operations of gas compression with the aim to maximise availability and production.
  • Experience working with Waukesha and Caterpillar gas engines
  • Undertake minor planned maintenance and inspection activities, as well as conduct first response asset failure intervention and troubleshooting activities.
  • Follow all prescribed Permit to Work and safe isolation practices including holding the positions of Permit Holder and Permit Authority as required.
  • Provide technical support and coaching to team members, demonstrate visible safety leadership and stand in as the Operations Supervisor to provide coverage as required
  • Work flexible shift patterns as required to meet operational requirements e.g participate in night shift and on call rosters.
  • Mentor other Facilities Operators and step up Supervisor as required

About You
You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to contribute to a high performing-team with a second-to-none focus on safety and integrity.

To be considered for this role, you will have:
  • Recent Gas compression experience
  • Relevant trade qualifications (electrical or mechanical);
  • Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Water Operations
  • Gas Test Atmosphere MSMWHS217 or equivalent
  • Open driver’s licence (Manual)
  • Light Vehicle Operations RIIVEH305 or PMASUP236
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience using CMMS to record asset history, failure reporting and work order completion
  • SAP would be highly regarded
  • Demonstrated ability and competency to operate gas compression facilities
If you’re excited about this role however don’t meet all the criteria, we would still love to hear from you anyway. You may be the perfect candidate for this role or future roles with Arrow Energy.
We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace and genuinely encourage applications from all genders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.
All applications will be considered with utmost confidentiality.