Workplace Relations

Job Vacancies

Are you an employer looking for the right employee? MPAQ can help you find the right person for your position whether you’re looking for an apprentice or a fully qualified tradesman.

If you would like to submit your job vacancy to be posted on the below page, please email it along with the position name, short description, position location and your contact details along with any other pertinent details to If you have posted the position on another website, please include a link to your advertisement.

* Please note: Job Vacancies submitted without the above details will not be posted. Posts will stay active for two (2) months.

If you’re a job seeker looking for a position in the plumbing and gas industry, check out the companies below looking for the right person. It could be you!

Vacancies for Tradespeople

WANTED 2 x Qualified Plumbers for Big Pete's Plumbing (Far North Queensland)

LOOKING TO RELOCATE?  Mareeba is situated one hour from the beach, one hour from the rain-forest and fresh water lakes and one hour from bush and camping opportunities.  With four schools and over forty places to eat Mareeba is a great place to call home and a great base to experience life.

We are based in Mareeba and service the Atherton Tablelands and we are looking for 2 x Qualified Plumbers to start with out team ASAP in a full time capacity working from 7 am to 3pm minimum with additional hours available. 

For the right person we are willing to offer short term accommodation to allow you to get a feel for the place.

Qualifications & experience: Applicants must have a current Plumbers and Drainers License, and must be hard working and reliable and willing to work both interdependently and as as part of a team.

Tasks & responsibilities: We are focused on quality work and excellent customer service.

Your job will cover all aspects of plumbing from new houses to maintenance.  We like to do a variety of work to keep things interesting.

Working for us will give you the opportunity of expanding your skill set.  For the right applicant we are happy to pay for further training.

Benefits: We are offering full time work at above award rates and the opportunity to work additional hours.  We will provide you with a company Ute during work hours and will give you the opportunity to perform a variety of jobs to expand your skill set and to keep things interesting.

Contact us on 07 4092 3309 to discuss these great opportunities! (Posted 29/10/2020) ​​

WANTED Maintenance Plumber for Legacy Plumbing (Townsville)

Are you a licenced Plumber – do you want to move to sunny Townsville!!!

Legacy Plumbing is a well established plumbing business located in Kirwan, Townsville offering high quality plumbing solutions to people from North Queensland.

We have a great opportunity for a Plumber to join our business.

We are looking for a self-motivated Plumber who can think for himself.

Do you have the following attributes:

  • Licensed Plumber
  • Licensed Gas would be looked on favourably but not essential
  • Current Qld driver’s license
  • Great communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Results driven
If this sounds like you then please give Jamie a call on 0421 241 787 or send your resume to (Posted 12/11/2020)

Vacancies for Apprentices

Are you looking for an apprenticeship? The below businesses are open to being contacted:

  • Stimson Plumbing & Building Maintenance - Based in Dalby, Stimson Plumbing & Building Maintenance have always had apprentices and work to support them. If you are a first or third year apprentice and will to move to Dalby, contact Jody Monaghan on 07 4662 2383 or email

Are you looking for an apprentice to put on or are you considering hiring an apprentice in the near future? Submit your details today to be added to a private directory list of plumbing business who would like to recieve updates and CVs of plumbing apprentices who are looking for work. 

There are currently no positions advertised for apprentices

*Please note this is only for MPAQ members 

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