Operations and Reliability Technician


An excellent opportunity to join our production team in Darwin!

  • Initial Fixed Term Contract
  • Rotating Shift roster
  • Darwin Location
About BOC
BOC, a member of Linde PLC, is known as one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We develop safe, sustainable and innovative solutions for customers in many specialty sectors, heavy industry and medical environments. For more than a century, the company’s gases and expertise have contributed to advances in industry and everyday life, including steelmaking, refining, chemical processing, environmental protection, wastewater treatment, welding and cutting, food processing and distribution, glass production, electronics and health care.
About the role
The focus of this role is on the continuous safe and reliable operation of the Darwin Helium Production Plant which operates 24 hours/day, 7 days a week based in Wickham Point, NT
The key responsibilities of this role are to provide plant and production reliability support with maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure the safe and cost-effective operation of the Production Unit and to support for the Helium Container maintenance.

Key responsibilities in this role include:  
  • Maintain a hands-on approach and execute of the corrective and preventative maintenance requirements in conjunction with the Production Manager and Maintenance Manager.
  • Lead and work safely in accordance with company policies and practises aiming at zero accidents.
  • Maintaining safe optimum plant operation and reliability under various plant production modes including plant start up, shutdown and liquid Helium container filling.
  • Provide plant and process troubleshooting support which includes the use of Maintenance Systems including Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS - SAP/Maximo), plant spares and inventory management systems.
  • Meeting production, reliability and maintenance targets defined by Tonnage Operations.
  • Manage small projects and be involved in appropriate activities such as HAZOPS; Engineering Management of Change (EMOC); Engineering, safety and quality audits as required.
  • Communicate with Darwin LNG and PWC regarding feed gas and power supply
To be successful in this challenging operations support role, a candidate must have proven experience and knowledge in plant operations and maintenance as well as Plant and process troubleshooting. Further to this Identification and implementation of continuous improvement projects with the Implementation of safety, and operational initiatives will also be beneficial for this role.

A candidate must be an effective communicator with the ability to liaise with relevant departments as well as supervise and manage multiple contractors.
While a candidate possessing a Trade certification in Mechanical, Electrical or Instrumentation will be ideal, we are also open to operations and extensive Trade experience in Production on a continuous process plant as well as Engineers.

Our people have the opportunity to thrive and excel. We provide a wide range of training programmes to enhance career development. There is potential for overseas opportunities. We also have a variety of employee appreciation programs to recognise individual and team efforts.

At BOC we respect a work/life balance, and that's why we have introduced initiatives such as generous parental leave, flexible working arrangements and attractive superannuation benefits.