Entry level opportunities


As one of the state’s largest apprentice employers, we are committed to providing quality training to ensure a skilled and talented workforce for our future. You will learn your trade in a supportive environment, using the best possible equipment.

Each year, we recruit apprentices in the fields of Fitting/Turning, Boilermaking and Electrical/Instrumentation. We advertise annually for our apprentice program in July. Please view our vacancies during this time for further information.

Graduate Program

Our Graduate Program is designed for recent graduates moving from their undergraduate university studies into the workforce. Through the support of committed mentors, graduates participate in a development program including induction and field placements throughout the plant. Graduates are given an opportunity to build an experience base within operational and project environments and are encouraged to pursue additional professional endeavours.

Each year we seek expressions of interest from graduates in the following disciplines:

  • Chemical, Proces, Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering;
  • Science & Chemistry;
  • Business, Accounting & Logistics;
  • Information Technology;
  • Workplace Health & Safety;
  • HR & Training and;
  • Environment.

We advertise for our graduate program from March to May each year.

Vacation Program

We employ university students in their penultimate year for 12 weeks, from late November to early February. Our program aims to give students specific project work that contributes to plant operations, benefiting both QAL and each student’s career development. Our vacation students are employed in the same disciplines as our graduates. We begin advertising for our vacation program during July of each year. Please view our vacancies during this time for further information.