Technical Cadetships

Technical Cadetships

There are no Technical Cadetship vacancies available.  Future vacancies will be listed on our current vacancies page.

A technical cadetship is for technically minded people who are:

  • Enthusiastic about engineering
  • Looking for a career path

As a cadet, you will study for an approved Technical Officer qualification. It will be in one of the following areas:

  • Civil engineering
  • Electronics and communications engineering

What level is the training?

This is a minimum TAFE Diploma or Associate Degree level. The structure of formal training is varied depending on where the cadetship is located and what method of training delivery best suits both the cadet and SA Water.

What type of work will I do?

As a Technical Cadet (Civil Engineering) you will:

  • Add to investigations into proposed water and wastewater schemes. These will be associated with land developments, mains extensions and replacements.
  • Support operations personnel with technical designs and information.
  • Help to solve water supply matters.
  • Support CADD.
  • Contribute to capital works planning.

As a Technical Cadet (Electrical and Communications Engineering) you will:

  • Design, fabricate and build special electronic hardware for wastewater applications.
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of an electronic trade waste monitoring system.
  • Assist with remote monitoring of industrial discharges.
  • Assist with installation with field hydrometric instruments.

Who can apply?

You can do an apprenticeship with us at any age. However, you must have:

  • completed Year 12.
  • a current driver's licence.

How to apply

Keep an eye on our vacancies page to find out when applications open, or bookmark this page.

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