Employment Opportunities

Any current vacancies with Purcell’s Engineering are advertised on this page. Please be sure your application includes a cover letter and resume.

If you have any queries please phone 07 4978 0600.



Please download our Application for Employment Form on the link below if you wish to apply for any advertised position.

F-622-027-03 Application for Employment



Expressions of Interest




Here at our Gladstone Machine shop, we are looking for a CNC Machinist to join our team. Purcell’s Engineering support the mining, raw material processing and construction industries throughout Queensland.

The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, time efficient, co-operative and a team player.

Duties will include:-

  • Programming, operating and setting CNC Multi Axis lathes, mills, machine centers and horizontal borers.
  • Read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Good level of communication.
  • High level of time efficiency, quality, pride and safety.
  • May require to work nightshift.

Qualifications required:-

  • Trade Qualification (Fitter and turning or Machinist)
  • +5years experience working in precision machining environment.
  • Desired but not required Forklift ticket.
  • Desired but not required Basic welding and cutting
  • Drivers license

The successful candidate will be required to work 38 hours a week with overtime and nightshift if required. Only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.


Boilermakers / Welders – Casual and Full Time

The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, time efficient, co-operative and a team player.

Qualifications required:-

  • Minimum of Cert III in Engineering – Welding
  • Minimum 3 years post trade experience
  • Current Gladstone Industry Yellow Medical Pass
  • Construction White/Blue Card
  • Competent in light and medium fabrication, also with structural steel
  • Competent with GMAW, FCAW, GTAW and MMAW
  • Ability to pass witnessed weld tests
  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening
  • MR Truck Licence
  • ForkLift High-Risk Licence
  • Own tools
  • Be available Monday – Friday (may include some weekends and night shift on occasion)


  • HR Truck Licence
  • Mechanical/Fitting Experience
  • Submerged Arc Welding Experience
  • Current Generic Induction Standard 11 & Coal Board Medical


  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and be able to problem solve
  • Reliable, trustworthy and honest.

If you have the skills and experience we require, please send us a copy of your up to date resume and qualifications.

If you meet our minimum requirements, we will be in contact with you with any vacancies that may become available.


For further details contact us on:

T: (07) 4978 0600 or alternatively,
E: email your resume to info@purcells.com.au