Fuel and Tank Technician

OPEC is seeking an energised, enthusiastic, self-motivated person to work within our exciting Energy Team.

The Role:

  • Tank Integrity testing and line testing
  • Fuel treatment & transfer
  • Fuel tank and line repairs
  • Tank cleaning/confined space entry
  • Site inspections
  • Parts/equipment purchasing
  • Forklift loading and unloading
  • Rubbish disposal
  • Ad hoc duties to ensure ongoing integrity of fuel systems of OPEC Systems’ clients
  • Supervise the work of contractors and sub-contractors engaged by OPEC Systems
  • Supervise Trades Assistants
  • Liaise with OPEC Systems’ clients’ onsite representatives
  • Preparation of reports outlining the work undertaken and the results of any tests performed
  • Inter-Divisional labour assistance as directed
  • Willingness and flexibility to undertake work interstate for varying periods of time.
  • Responsible for OPEC assets.
  • Participating in trials and procurement of new team assets.
  • Reporting details of expenditure of OPEC funds.
  • Reporting of payroll information.
  • Responsible for assisting with project specific technical planning of OPEC minor projects.

Key Qualities


  • Confined space training.
  • Working at Heights
  • EWP
  • White Card (Construction)
  • Training and qualifications for Integrity testing/fuel system maintenance
  • Understanding of BuGUPSS, Retail fuel systems, bulk refuelling (rail, mining, etc.)
  • Forklift
  • Read and interpret fuel schematics (P&ID)
  • Read and interpret technical drawings
  • Pressure Testing competency


  • Manufacturer specific equipment installation qualifications
  • Rail safety ticket
  • Track awareness(RISI)
  • Welding certificate (metal and plastic)
  • Trade qualifications/apprenticeship – fitting/plant mechanic/welding
  • AIP training course
  • Excavator licence.
  • Civil/construction experience
  • Rigging certification


  • Safe attitude
  • Common sense
  • Sound IT skills.
  • Sound interpersonal skills.
  • Sound written skills.
  • Sound task management skills.
  • Sound trades knowledge.
  • Sound communication skills.
  • English Language at ELTS level 3

Conditions, Pay & benefits

OPEC is a great place to work with good people and excellent conditions like:

  • Competitive wage

  • Opportunity for personal growth and further training

Looking to start this position as soon as possible so apply today!

To apply, attach your resume, and a cover letter letting us know why you are the person for the job email OPEC Systems HR Manager at [email protected]