Work Experience and Vocational Placements

Work Experience and Vocational Placements

SA Water recognises that work experience programs provide a crucial link between students and industry. These programs enable students to experience the core aspects of a particular job first-hand with industry leaders and to complete their course requirements. As such, SA Water endeavours to offer support to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the water industry by making work experience placements available to students where possible.

If you are seeking to register your interest for a Work Experience Placement, please apply online by going to our careers website.  

Please state on your Work Experience Application the discipline you are interested in (Engineering, Life Sciences Laboratory, Chemistry, IT, Finance). Please provide the following to support your application:

  • cover letter
  • current resume
  • a copy of your academic transcript (for TAFE and University students only)
  • confirmation via email of the exact duration dates and days of the week (if part-time) that you wish to undertake the placement
  • confirmation via email that you have spoken with your institution of study and confirmed their support of your placement for the time period you have specified

Your application will not be considered if any of the aforementioned criteria are not addressed.

For further information, please email Diversity@sawater.com.au



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  • Gum Av
  • Dry Creek
  • 20/07/2018
  • Main Break
  • Last Updated: 20/07/2018 03:59 PM - We have a report of an incident in Dry Creek. Water supply nearby may be impacted. Traffic management may be in place. Reference Number WO: 06465847.
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  • Silkes Rd
  • Paradise
  • 20/07/2018
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 22/07/2018 07:00 PM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 26/07/2018 12:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Paradise. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.


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