Sector: Local Industry
QAL, one of Gladstone’s largest employers, boasts over 50 years of operation and is one of the largest Alumina refineries in the world. Bauxite mined in Weipa is shipped to QAL to produce alumina which is then distributed to smelting operations around the world.
Traineeships – employees employed in a non – trade based operations role are enrolled in the Certificate III Process Plant Operations traineeship. This traineeship is nationally accredited course delivering a wide variety of training opportunities throughout QAL process areas in the fields of Refining processes, Chemical handling and Plant Machinery operations
Apprenticeships – Each year we recruit apprentices in the fields of fitting, turning & machining and electrical instrumentation who work alongside our experienced team of trades men and women.
Graduate Program – Our 2 year Graduate Program is designed for recent engineering graduates moving from their undergraduate university studies into the workforce.
As well as our Operations and Trade roles, QAL has onsite Health, Safety & Environment, Human Resources, Laboratory, Warehouse and Commercial teams.