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Indigenous Leasehands

Date: 21-May-2019

Location: Toowoomba, QLD, AU, 4350

Company: Broadspectrum

Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent, and currently seeking employment in Well Servicing and Drilling Rigs at one of our remote rigs based around Australia Would you like the opportunity to work for an exciting global organisation? Ask us how we can help you to find a job that fits your skills and abilities and offers the opportunity to advance your career prospects.

Easternwell is proud to be one of Australia’s leading Well Servicing and Drilling Contractors, operating long term contracts with Australia’s largest resource owners. Broadspectrum (parent company of Easternwell) has in place a national contract with the Australian Government to work with Indigenous Australians.  It is run by a specialist team that promotes and provides job opportunities for those seeking employment within Easternwell.

About the role

The Leasehand is the entry level position on the Well Servicing and Drilling Rigs. The role of Leasehand is a very labour intensive role, essentially responsible for general cleaning and duties associated with the rig facilities, as well as any other manual task, as per the direction of the rig crew.


Conditions include:


  • 2 week on, 2 week off Roster
  • Point of hire is Toowoombawith potential pick up points including Roma and Toowoomba dependent on rig location and where you live (you are required to get your own way to Toowoomba or Roma, where Easternwell will transport you to site)
  • Live and work in harsh, remote conditions (live in onsite camp)
  • Ongoing training opportunities and requirements


Requirements for the job:

To be considered suitable for this role, we require as a minimum:


  • 9 months FIFO or DIDO labour-intensive experience with oil and gas industry experience an advantage
  • Equivalent experience within other industries and will be considered
  • High level of physical fitness in order to meet the requirements of this labour intensive role
  • A manual, open drivers licence (Car or Higher)
  • A trades or labouring background
  • A high level of mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working outdoors, in harsh conditions
  • Experience working away from home for long periods of time
  • The ability to learn quickly and follow instructions
  • A high regard to safety
  • A willingness to complete a Certificate II in Oil and Gas Well servicing


If you believe that you meet the above criteria and have the required qualities, are passionate about commencing a career in the Energy Industry, please submit your application online for review for upcoming opportunities.


Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive in relation to this position, we are only able to contact applicants that are shortlisted.



This position will only be offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants and is an equal opportunity measure under Section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.


Broadspectrum respectfully acknowledges Indigenous Australians both past and present as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we work.  Broadspectrum values a flexible and diverse workforce and encourages Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this vacancy.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 101309 

Job Segment: Entry Level