Pipeline Operator (Mechanical Fitter)


Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Full time


About Us:

Zinfra partners with companies across the utility and infrastructure sectors to deliver maintenance, operations, engineering, and construction services. For our partners our work is crucial to maintaining the safety and reliability of their electricity and gas transmission and distribution assets.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of our diverse, inclusive and passionate team. We are a team that celebrates International Women's Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities, and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!

At Zinfra, we are focused on allowing our people to reach their potential, be their true selves and enjoy working in an inclusive environment. With a focus on our employees' wellbeing, equal opportunities, and policies to empower a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce, we pride ourselves on meeting our employee's expectations.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, remote working, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do, and we are proud of who we are.

Diversity and Inclusion

We understand the value of a diverse workforce and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About the role:

We are currently looking for an experienced Pipeline Operator to operate and maintain gas facilities and pipelines, based out of our Cardiff depot. You will play an integral part of the Gas Transmission and Networks maintenance team and will be working on state-of-the-art facilities along with the operations of the pipeline and easements.

In this position, you will be responsible for completing planned and corrective maintenance activities on such assets including but not limited to Trunk receiving Stations, Package Offtake Stations, Primary Receiving Station, Transmission Pipelines, Distribution Network, Renewable Energy Assets and Compressor Stations. Other activities will include:

  • Operation and maintenance of high-pressure Natural gas & Renewable Energy facilities, including Hydrogen & Bio-methane
  • Hot Tapping of Transmission & Distribution pipelines
  • Undertaking of maintenance in accordance with Jemena/Zinfra Policies and Procedures
  • Patrol and maintenance of the pipeline right of way
  • Liaison work with landholders and public authorities
  • A wide variety of pipeline duties including mechanical work, documentation and records maintenance
  • Establish and maintain a Safe Worksite complying with all OHS&E requirements
  • Responding to Gas related incidents and emergencies
  • Intrastate travel and participation in rotating on-call roster

About you:

The successful candidate will have a trade qualified Mechanical Fitter with proven experience working as a member of an Operations and Maintenance team in the gas transmission or gas processing industry.

  • High pressure gas and gas processing experience
  • Reciprocating/Screw Compressor operation and maintenance
  • High analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient computer skills including use of MS Office suit
  • A team player who is safety focused and has a can do attitude

You will require the following qualifications:

  • Certificate III Mechanical Fitter
  • Valid Driver's licence (MR - desirable)
  • High Risk Work licence (Forklift, EWP or Dogging) - desirable
  • Confined Space certificate - desirable

Recruitment Process:

During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks and a national police check.

Notice to Third Parties: Zinfra does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.

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