Control Room Operator

Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia

Job Reference 1195961

Location Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Maintenance and Reliability

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 18, 2023

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. 


With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.


Control Room Operator 

  • Miles, Queensland 
  • 1 Year contract 
  • Rotation: 7 Days On - 7 Days Off 
  • 12 Hours rotation (Day/Night shift)


The purpose of the role is to perform operational and maintenance tasks at Condamine Power Station (CPS) to achieve the station’s safety, environmental and business targets.



  • Develop / review Site Based Management Plans and/or power station standing instructions.
  • Report to the Power Station Supervisor.
  • Provide primary input to asset management plan with specific emphasis on Safety and Asset Integrity.
  • To demonstrate competence and be formally authorized to fulfil any and all of the roles in the permit-to-work (PTW) system as Issuing Authority, Isolating Authority or Performing Authority while maintenance or modification work is conducted.
  • Plan any work associated with asset area according to PM Program
    and carry out routine maintenance tasks as required e.g.
    resourcing work orders and performing the maintenance work.
  • Carry out the operation of the power station from the station control room to Trading and Network requirements e.g. conduct systematic plant inspections to ensure reliable plant operation and identify and investigate any abnormalities or plant problems and rectify where possible or raise defect work orders in the maintenance management system as required.
  • Ensure all safety and environmental protection systems and
    procedures are properly and rigorously used.
  • Provide a high level of skill and commitment to the operation of the power station, identifying and where possible rectifying any abnormalities or plant problems that may arise.
  • Respond to operational and maintenance requirements of asset area by analysing, diagnosing and using professional judgement.
  • Engage with peers to share knowledge and ensure best practice is applied.



Key internal relationships

  • Power Station Superintendent
  • Power Station Supervisor
  • Production Technicians and CPS staff
  • Upstream Operations Group
  • Corporate Services
  • Indirect relationships with all client employees


Key external relationships

  • Statutory Authorities
  • Government Departments
  • Direct relationships with all Suppliers and Principal Contractors, Local Community Members


Requirements / Skills & Experience: 

  • Core qualification Electrical Trade
  • Certificate III or IV in ESI Generation (Operations)
  • Boiler Intermediate/or Advanced (Class BI or BA) and Open Turbine (Class TO) Operators’ Certificates (prescribed occupations under WH&S Act)
  • Obtained confined space and working at heights certification through an RTO
  • Competency in first aid, CPR, resuscitation and LV rescue
  • Competency in power plant operation and maintenance including appropriate CMS. 
  • Competency in implementation of asset management systems
  • Competency in Permit to Work systems including competency to perform all mechanical and HV electrical isolations. 
  • Ability to work unsupervised and alone in charge of the whole

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered.

(Australia Citizen, PR Holder, or Valid Australia working VISA) 


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