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Contractor starts recruitment drive after winning tenders

UGL contract
UGL contract

A construction, maintenance and asset management company is going on a hiring spree after being awarded multiple contracts.

A subsidiary of CIMIC Group is looking for skilled trade workers and managers to join the business, following several successful bids for contracts at Rio Tinto’s Mesa J Iron Ore Mine, Rio’s Alumina Refinery, Atlas Iron’s Roy Hill Iron Ore Mine, and BHP’s Western Australian iron ore operations.

Hundreds of jobs

About 160 UGL workers will perform civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, communications and instrumentation work for Rio’s Mesa J PP2 Rescreening Plant until September 2021.

A further 100 staff will do supply, structural, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation work on a run-of-mine Crusher and Materials Handling Circuit at the Roy Hill mine.

The remainder will provide civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation and rail services as part of BHP’s engineering services panel for shutdowns and sustain capital projects across the proponent’s Pilbara iron ore, port and rail operations.

Major shutdown work will also continue at Rio’s Alumina Refinery. QMEB can reveal all contracts are worth more than $200 million.

Apply now

Applications are being accepted for the following vacancies:

  • riggers
  • plumbers
  • concreters
  • electricians
  • boilermakers
  • coded welders
  • crane operators
  • trades assistants
  • mechanical fitters
  • electrical supervisors
  • safety management plan supervisors.

Click here to apply for electricians, coded welders, plumbers, boilermakers.

Click here to apply for supervisory roles.

Click here to apply for trades.

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“We look forward to carrying out these contracts in a safe and reliable manner,” UGL managing director Jason Spears said in a public statement.

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