Job Sites: How to Find a Job at Gorgon LNG – WA

Job Sites: How to Find a Job at Gorgon LNG – WA

In the ‘Job Sites’ series we run over the major Australian Blue collar job sites from all over this big beautiful country of ours, plus a few other exotic locations.  In each post we include an Overview of the site, a Location Profile, the Companies involved, potential Occupations required, the skills / qualifications that may help you to get your foot in the door and the Enterprise Bargaining Agreements – if there are any.  This will help you to stay in the loop and know how to skill up where needed.  The aim is to help you get yourself into the best position to land a start on the major job sites around Australia.

Note:  ‘Job Site’ articles are aimed to help workers looking for production, maintenance, shutdown and contracting work.  If you are looking for Major Construction Project Jobs you may want to check out our Major Project Articles.

About Gorgon LNG

Gorgon LNG has a plant located on Barrow Island, around 60 kilometres off the northwest coast of Western Australia and two gas fields further offshore, the Janz-lo and Gorgon gas fields.

Quick Facts:

  • Owned by the Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, Osaka Gas, Tokyo Gas and JERA.
  • Gorgon LNG is located on Barrow Island offshore south of Karratha, WA, with two gas fields located further offshore.
  • Two offshore gas fields, Janz-lo and Gorgon pipe gas back to the three-train, 15.6 MTPA LNG processing plant at Barrow Island.
  • Barrow Island plant has the capacity to process 15.6 million tonnes of LNG per year.
  • Other Barrow Island facilities include:
    • Domestic processing plant
    • Two LNG tanks
    • Four condensate storage tanks
    • Materials offloading facility
    • LNG jetty
    • Operations and maintenance buildings
    • Carbon dioxide removal and injection facilities
  • First production left Gorgon LNG in March 2016.
  • Employees live in and around Karratha and/or fly in and out of Perth or other Australian capital cities.
  • There is also a workforce accommodation village on Barrow Island – Butler Park.

Companies Involved with Gorgon LNG

Companies that hold or have held contracts with the Gorgon LNG for shutdowns and/or projects in the past: 

We will continually update this list overtime and share any further announcements.  

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Occupations Potentially Required for Jobs at
 Gorgon LNG

  • Instrumentation & Electrical Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Boilermakers
  • Crane Operator
  • Doggers / Riggers / Scaffolders
  • Plant Operators
  • Offshore Operators
  • Mobile Plant Operators
  • Cleaning Staff
  • Labourer / Trades Assistants
  • Health & Safety
  • Supervision

Qualifications to Potentially Help you get a Job at Gorgon LNG

Interstate Licence Recognition

A helpful tool to finding out whether your trade qualification needs mutual recognition when working interstate. Check out the Cribhut Daily post – Thinking about Working Interstate – Licence Recognition

Disclaimer: Cribhut Group is not an employer or recruiter for the above mentioned site, this article is provided for information purposes only.  Cribhut provides this information with the best intentions, but purely as a guide.  Like most things in life, there are no guarantees.  Your lively hood is your own responsibility and even if following the above recommendations, it is still up to you to do your own research, to be patient, persistent and put in the hard work.  

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