Ensign Drilling \u2013 Australia is seeking to recruit hard working and highly motivated individuals to work within our Queensland & South Australian Drilling Rig operations. By joining Ensign, a leader in oil field services across the globe, you will directly benefit from our latest technology where you can grow your skills. This opportunity will provide you with rewarding challenges within the Onshore Oil and Gas Industry in Australia.The Rig Welder is responsible for all welding and fabricating on the drilling rigs, camp facilities and remote work sites.Applicants must also be willing to work a 3 weeks on 3 weeks off roster and travel to Toowoomba or Adelaide to meet crew change obligations.RIG WELDER DUTIES include but are not limited to:Responsible for all welding and fabricating on the drilling rig and camp facilityOxy-acetylene welding, Electric arc welding, MIG weldingPressure welding (only required for Level 3 Welder)Basic metal fabricationWork from engineering plans and drawingsImplement maintenance programs under supervision or direct instructionCarry out fire team duties as assigned and as directedParticipate in all safety meetings, fire and BOP DRILLS and safety training programsAssist in first aid and medivac procedures as directedHave a thorough knowledge of rig emergency signals and proceduresUndertake all other work as requested by ManagementComply with all QA policies and work proceduresComply with all HSE policies and work proceduresContribute to the development of and improvements in departmental QA proceduresActively work towards achieving\/maintaining of Training Matrix in accordance with organisational KPI\u2019sAssist with maintenance shut downs and upgrade programs when required.QUALIFICATIONS desired but not essential:Trade Certificate Welder (essential)Current, unrestricted Manual Driver's License (essential)Low Voltage Rescue4x4 Operate Vehicles in the FieldWorking At HeightsCPR Fire AwarenessFire Extinguisher TrainingSenior First AidBreathing ApparatusConfined Space TrainingElevated Work PlatformGas Testing and MonitoringHazard Recognition Program\/JSAPermit to Work Holder Rev 3Successful applicants must be willing to undertake functional medical testing to ensure they can meet the physical demands of the Rig Welder position.Strong coordination, time management, verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking skills are essential.Intermediate Computer literacy and basic knowledge of MS Office required.Apply now for your chance to become part of Ensign's global operations.Ensign is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.