Entry Level Leasehand (Oil and Gas)

Date:  11 Feb 2024

Toowoomba, QLD, AU, 4350

Company:  Ventia


The Leasehand is the entry level position on our Well Servicing and Drilling Rigs and is the starting point for a fantastic career as part of our rig crew. We work on a 2 week on, 2 weeks off roster. Your role will involve lots of cleaning; preparation of the site, vehicle and equipment ready for work; manual labour amongst other things. This role is similar to a first-year apprentice, trade assistant, labourer or offsider. 

The point of hire is Toowoomba, and we will either fly you or drive you to site. You are there to assist the crew, but also to learn - this is the beginning of a career, not just a job. We see our Leasehands as our future Rig Managers. Due to the continual growth of the business and internal career progression, we have ongoing recruitment all year round.


  • General cleaning and housekeeping
  • Preparation of the rig site including rigging up and down
  • Preparing and packing vehicles and equipment ready for work
  • General manual labour, along with any other tasks as per the direction of the rig crew 


You will experience what it is like to be part of a company that cares about its people, with:

  • Training Provided for the industry 
  • True work-life balance with the ability to relax and focus on your loved ones and hobbies in your time off
  • Work with leading contracts in the industry with long term opportunities
  • Travel to various beautiful locations in the bush throughout Queensland and Australia
  • Exceptional safety records, standards and practices
  • Opportunities for advancement of your career


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

  • A manual driver’s licence (Car or Higher)
  • Previous experience working in a physically intensive role
  • The ability to work outdoors, in harsh conditions
  • Ability to work a set roster (15:13 roster)


As one of Australia's largest providers to the Oil & Gas sector, Ventia has been a trusted partner to the oil and gas sector for over 60 years. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They are the spirit behind every action and intention here at Ventia, helping us to create a workplace where everyone can thrive. No matter what someone's role is, where they are based or what their goals are, our values act as a universal guide to help our teams do the best work of their life at Venita.

  • Collaboration - We achieve more together
  • Integrity - We do what's right
  • Challenge - We drive to deliver
  • Ingenuity - We create better ways

Ventia supports employment of people in the local community and encourages applicants to apply from Toowoomba and its surrounding regional areas such as Roma, Dalby, Chinchilla, Biloela & Woorabinda.

If you believe that you meet the above criteria, have the required qualities and are passionate about commencing a career in the Energy Industry, please click the 'apply' button below now! Position Number Reference: 154727


For any enquiries, please email rwsrecruitment@ventia.com

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

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