Operator / Polywelder – Brisbane / Full Time

We are seeking multiple highly motivated Poly welders to join our team.

About National Pump & Energy

We provide the benefits you expect from a leading national company, but what makes us different?

Rewarding Work – Providing services such as disaster recovery management, we offer a diverse fast-paced work environment
Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team
Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!

About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) is an experienced Australian based pump and power generation equipment rental solutions provider. We are proud to be leaders in the provision of water management and treatment solutions. Servicing the mining, construction, municipal and oil & gas industries, NPE strive to always deliver effective turnkey solutions for clients.

About the Role:

We are seeking multiple highly motivated Poly welders to join our team. As a Poly welder you will be comfortable performing the installation of HDPE pipelines and dewatering equipment, head works and all associated ancillaries.

This is a great FIFO/DIDO opportunity from Brisbane, Townsville, Carins or Mackay with multiple rosters available.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

. Installation of HDPE pipelines
. Installation of dewatering equipment
. Head works
. Butt welding of polyethylene plastic pipelines
. Electro-fusion welding of polyethylene pipeline
. Use of extrusions & injection techniques and weld plastic materials
. Socket Welding
. Setting up and loading poly-welding machines
. Lead welding crews (Operators & Trades Assistants) to ensure weld productivity.
. Maintenance of welding machinery
. Load and Unload trucks with equipment and machinery
. Operate equipment and machinery as necessary.
. Installation of pumps and piping systems
. Dewatering duties in active mining environments
. Complete Pre-start checklists on equipment and vehicles
. Weld pipelines as per supervisors’ direction
. Driving to remote mine sites
. Maintaining a clean and safe working environment

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


. Experience with butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines, electro-fusion weld polyethylene pipelines, weld plastic using extrusions & injection techniques and weld plastic materials
. MR (or higher) Drivers Licence
. Knowledge of pipe works and installations.
. PMBWELDS01A – Butt Weld Polyethylene Plastic Pipelines
. PMBWELDS02A – Electro fusion Weld Polyethylene Pipelines
. Sound verbal and written communication skills
. Organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.


. Experience in rental, mining, construction or heavy industries
. Understanding of pipe works and installations.
. Exposure to heavy vehicles and machinery including tele-handlers, excavators and skid steers.
. Mine site experience.
. Telehandler ticket
. HR (or higher) Driver’s License

Further information

We believe in providing a great employee experience. Therefore, we invest in perks, benefits, and experiences to make the employee journey the best it can be.

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