Boiler Attendant

Plant/Site:  JBS Port Wakefield
Req Id:  13743
Date Posted:  7 Feb 2024

About Us

JBS Australia's pork-processing facility is located in Port Wakefield, South Australia (located only 24km from Balaklava and 60km from Kadina). All pigs are sourced from APIQ-accredited farms and is 100% bred, grown and finished in Australia with industry best-practice animal welfare standards. The brand, Seven Point Australian Pork, was developed specifically to meet the needs of an increasing desire from consumers for ‘locally made' and ‘Australian made' product.


About the Role

Seven Point Australian Pork (SPP) is currently seeking a Boiler Attendant to join our Port Wakefield Pork Processing Facility. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Boiler Attendant is responsible for the safe and efficient firing, operating and monitoring of the Plant’s three gas fired boilers. Our Ideal applicant will possess an Advanced Boiler (MSMBLIC002) Licence with 12 months of hands-on experience. For the right applicant we are prepared to provide comprehensive and accredited training at our expense. This is a permanent full-time opportunity. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • The safe and efficient operation of three Gas Fired Boilers
  • Operating, monitoring and testing of boiler, condenser water and water treatment systems
  • Undertaking sundry maintenance tasks (Cleaning of Gambrels)
  • Reporting any boiler maintenance tasks to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Start-up and shutdown of Boilers as required
  • Monitoring and testing Boiler safety systems
  • Testing of boiler water for conductivity and regulate chemical dosing
  • General housekeeping and other duties as directed


Ordinary Shifts: 12:00pm-8:36pm Monday- Friday, with occasional weekend work as required.  


About You

  • Possess a current License to operate an Advanced Boiler (MSMBLIC002)
  • A Mechanical Mindset and understanding of the inner workings of a Boiler
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Positivity attitude
  • Clear communication
  • Possess of a current Drivers License and reliable vehicle
  • Ability to attend and pass a Medical with both Functional and D&A Screening;
  • Sound attendance history and a willingness to work 38 hours per week + reasonable overtime
  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy abilities to complete training as required
  • Australian working rights


Why work for SPP?

  • Ongoing Full Time Employment with a global leader in food processing
  • Discounted meat purchases, available weekly
  • Monthly BBQs


Interested? Apply now!


If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork and salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. For enquiries, please contact Tobias Caldicott (HR Officer) via email or phone 08 8867 1088.