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Quick jobs on offer at $90M overhaul in southern Queensland

CS Energy Kogan Power Station
CS Energy Kogan Power Station

Job seekers who are looking for a short-term position are wanted for a $90 million project in the Darling Downs.

CS Energy hopes to hire 400 contractors for its Kogan Creek Power Station Overhaul, 151km northwest of Toowoomba.

Positions must be filled

Electricians, boiler makers, riggers, fitters, welders, scaffolders and crane drivers are some of the many positions needing to be filled for a 77-day program of works running through to 27 September 2019.

Applicants need to have previous skills and experience in performing maintenance and upgrades, preferably in a power station environment.

Contractors prepare for a hiring spree

Hiring will be done through head contractors Downer Group, Siemens and Intertek. There will also be jobs available through RiE Group, Healy Contracting, Day Break-Milne, Veolia, Amalgamated, Enzed and Rexroth.

Positions will be advertised on Seek.

One of the companies has started hiring experienced riggers and scaffolders for a 10-week shutdown period at the power station.

Applicants need to have a construction industry white card, current working at height and confined Space certificates, advanced rigging and advanced scaffold tickets. The roster is 7am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

“We are seeking a highly motivated and reliable individual to add to our existing team, with a sharp attention to detail for this site-based role,” the job ad said. “Good site rates on offer, accommodation and meals [will be] supplied. Immediate start — July 8 to September 14.”

Click here to apply.

Successful applicants will work in tandem with Kogan Creek’ permanent workforce of 111 staff.

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Mine work also up for grabs

The power station started operating in 2007 and was claimed to be one of the most efficient coal-fired power stations in the National Electricity Market. The power station features one of the largest single generating units across the nation with water efficient dry cooling technology.

CS Energy also owns the neighbouring Kogan Creek Mine, which supplies black coal to the power station.

WorkPac Toowoomba is hiring an experienced concreter to work at the Kogan Creek Mine, offering a roster with 10 days on and four days off. Accommodation and meals are provided.

Applicants must have a certificate III in concreting or relative industry experience , current Coal Board Medical, current Standard 11 and PEM with an instant drug and alcohol screen.

Click here to apply.

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