Mechanical Technical Officer – Gas Pipelines

The Company:

Zoom Recruitment proudly collaborates with a leading ASX-listed energy infrastructure business. Our partner manages a diverse portfolio of gas, electricity, solar, and wind assets, delivering approximately half of the nation’s gas usage. With connections spanning across Australia, they are also a key player in renewable power generation. This is a great opportunity to Join a company at the forefront of the energy industry.

The Role:

As a Technical Officer – Mechanical, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and improvement of high-pressure transmission pipeline systems and supporting infrastructure. Your responsibilities will include surveillance activities, operating, monitoring and maintaining gas pipelines along with problem-solving, and participating in upgrades and modifications of plant and systems as required. This position is a permanent, full time job and offers plenty of perks and overtime. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan and implement routine and unscheduled maintenance of pipeline systems and associated plant.
  • Conduct technical analysis and evaluations, recommending modifications and improvements.
  • Co-ordinate and undertake scheduled and unscheduled pipeline/asset surveillance.
  • Preventative maintenance and routine servicing to gas pipeline asset. 
  • Respond to equipment breakdowns and emergencies, liaising with relevant personnel.

Essential Criteria:

  • Mechanical trade qualification or equivalent experience in transmission gas pipelines.
  • Knowledge of Gas Transmission / Distribution Systems (An advantage).
  • Knowledge of pressures, flows and distribution cause and effect and basic instrumentation (An advantage).
  • Competence in confined space and hazard awareness (An advantage).
  • Good computer literacy skills and the ability to competently use relevant computer applications to analyse data and records.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve mechanical plant problems.
  • Attention to detail and methodical approach to work.
  • A high degree of self motivation.
  • Ability to work remotely 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to travel across the NT on a regular basis with frequent travel. 

Special Requirements

  • Vehicle, Tools and PPE provided
  • Accommodation provided and daily meal allowance as required
  • Current manual drivers licence. A work car will be provided.
  • Required to travel extensively.
  • Be available for on-call work and regular overtime.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in remote locations.

Why Apply?

  • Exciting growth industry and a publicly listed company.
  • Abundant career opportunities.
  • Highly attractive salary package with the ability to increase your earning capacity. 
  • Supportive and knowledgeable team.

How to Apply:

Your skills and passion for mechanical excellence and prior Oil & Gas, Mining or Mechanical industry experience will contribute to maintaining a reliable and sustainable energy infrastructure. Apply now and be a part of a dynamic and forward-thinking team!

To learn more about this opportunity, call Danielle Coulton for a confidential conversation on 0484 238 895 or submit your application now by clicking on APPLY NOW.


  • Leading ASX listed Energy Infrastructure provider
  • Must live near Alice Springs or Tennant Creek, Northern Territory
  • Permanent position. Excellent base salary + car + allowances + paid OT

Reference Number:



Engineering & Maintenance,Mining / Oil & Gas / Utilities

13th Jun, 2024

Northern Territory,NT


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