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Leasehand (Entry Level Rig Crew Labourer)

Date: 14-Sep-2021

Location: 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 week off roster living and working in harsh conditions (very hot in summer and cold in winter) in remote areas on our mobile camps. The point of hire is Toowoomba and you are required to make your own way to Toowoomba, from there Easternwell will transport you to site. This role is similar to a first-year apprentice, trade assistant, labourer and offsider.  



  • 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 are there to assist the crew, but also to learn - this is the beginning of a career, not just a job. 


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

  • An even time lifestyle 2:2 roster with consistent work 
  • Ongoing Long-Term work 
  • Exceptional safety records, standards and practices
  • Nationally accredited and ongoing training
  • Opportunities for advancement of your career
  • A supportive and family orientated company



  • To be considered suitable for this role, we require as a minimum:
  • High level of physical fitness to meet the requirements of this labour-intensive role
  • A manual driver’s licence (Car or Higher)
  • A trades or labouring background (or similar) 
  • Experience working outdoors, in harsh conditions
  • The ability to learn quickly and follow instructions/ safety procedures 

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 and we are looking for hard working employees to join our rig crews.
Easternwell 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! 


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.



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