Rig Crew - Oilfield


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Queensland

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Secondary School
  • Closing date: Monday, 31 January 2022

About this role: Rig Crew - Oilfield

About this role: Rig Crew - Oilfield

Brunel Australasia are currently seeking Oilfield Rig Crew to work in QLD and SA. These are FIFO roles based out of Brisbane/Toowoomba/Adelaide.

This is an exciting opportunity to enter the oil and gas drilling industry with a major international company!

This will be a contract based role for upcoming drilling activity in the Surat and Cooper Basins, commencing immediately. An exciting opportunity to join a major international drilling company. Seeking Candidates ideally based in South East Queensland and South Australia for work in Surat and Cooper Basins.

The Leasehand is primarily responsible for housekeeping and providing assistance to all crew members when advised by the direct supervisor. Other duties include assisting the rig floor with general tasks such as loading and unloading trucks, building fences, and may be required to fill in on the rig floor at times.

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and Government safety regulations pertaining to the worksite.
  • Knowledge of MSDS and how to handle hazardous material is essential.
  • Participate in safety initiatives.
  • Conduct housekeeping duties such as cleaning, tidy and painting the rig.
  • Physical labor which includes loading and unloading trucks, and digging ditches.
  • Assist crane and forklift operators in off-loading and loading all drilling materials and supplies.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Assist with rig moves as directed by superiors.

Additional roles also required as follows;

  • Motorhand
  • Floorhand
  • Leasehand



  • Physical strength and stamina
  • The ability to work long hours and in extreme conditions
  • Must be able to work at heights
  • Able to follow directions and company policies
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • A general knowledge of machinery is considered to be an asset
  • Open, manual Driver’s License

Holding any of the following certs will be advantageous;

  • First Aid /CPR
  • 4x4 Operate Vehicles in the Field
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Confined Space Training
  • Gas Testing and Monitoring
  • Working At Heights
  • Wellsite Permit to Work
  • Cert II-IV in Drilling
  • IWCF



  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team
  • Accommodation and meals provided
  • 2 Week even time in QLD & 3 week even time in SA
  • Ongoing Duration

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Ashleigh Pollock via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Ashleigh Pollock
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
(07) 3007 7650

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