Sheet Metal Workers (First Class)

  • Kwinana
  • Contract
  • Wed Aug 21 04:39:48 2019
  • 200009264

  • Long term shutdown work available
  • Perth local, DIDO opportunity
  • 12 hour shifts – dayshift and nightshift

Altrad Services is a global multi-services provider working in partnership with our clients to build, protect and extend the life of their assets. We deliver complete and innovative solutions, to the required safety, quality and reliability levels whilst providing a safe working environment for all stakeholders. We deliver the highest standards in asset protection, from construction through to operations and into decommissioning. Through our highly skilled workforce, we deliver specialist protective coatings, industrial cleaning, insulation, asbestos management, access solutions and training.


The Project

BHP Billiton Nickel West today comprises the following operations in Western Australia. The Kwinana Nickel Refinery is located 30 kilometers south of Perth. The nickel mined in Kalgoorlie is refined at the Kwinana plant using an ammonia-leach process that has a capacity to manufacture 65,000 tonnes of nickel metal a year.

The Position

We are seeking applications from experienced and qualified Sheet Metal Workers (First Class) to join our team for the upcoming shutdown. The scope of work is expected to commence on the 2nd October 2019 for an approximate 6 – 8 week duration. To be considered for this role, you will be required to live locally in Perth and available to undertake site specific training assessments prior to the commencement date.

Mandatory requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience; preferable live plant exposure in a refinery environment is highly desirable
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ credible experience performing in the role of a 1st Class Sheet Metal Worker and be able to successfully undertake the following;
  1. Insulation and Sheet Metal Inspections, repairs and ongoing maintenance of tanks
  2. Inspections, installations, repairs and ongoing maintenance of cryogenic structures, insulation on piping, flanges, valves and vessels
  3. General repairs to sheet metal, insulation or cladding
  • An Australian recognised trade qualification
  • Hold a nationally accredited OHS card (White/Blue card)
  • Hold a current and valid driver’s licence
  • You will be required to complete and pass a project specific pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol screen

Altrad Services is an equal opportunity company and encourages women and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note: Only applicants with full work rights in Australia will be considered