Water Industry Traineeships

Water Industry Traineeships

There are no Water Industry Traineeship vacancies available. Future vacancies will be listed here.

Water Industry Traineeships involve working outdoors. Sometimes this work is in remote locations and challenging conditions. Traineeships can be in metropolitan or regional locations. They run for 24 months.

A Water Industry Trainee performs a construction and maintenance role within a team. They help to ensure high standards of water and wastewater services are delivered to customers in the local region.

What sort of work will I do?

As a Water Industry Trainee you will:

  • Repair and maintain water and wastewater infrastructure. This includes pipes, water tanks, sewer mains and treatment plants.
  • Perform meter-reading and changeovers.
  • Respond to emergency bursts.
  • Operate pumps and valves for bulk water transfers.
  • Undertake land management duties. This includes fencing and vegetation control.
  • Maintain dam assets. This includes inspection and monitoring. The assets you will look after include reservoir dam walls and equipment.

What will I study?

You will complete a Certificate III in Water Industry Operations as part of your traineeship. This is a unique qualification that will help you to establish a career in the water industry.

Subjects you will study include:

  • Environmental and licensing procedures.
  • Operating minor plant and equipment.
  • Operating and maintaining basic flow and regulating devices.
  • Computerised information and systems.
  • Using plans, drawings and specifications.

Who can apply?

There are specific selection criteria that you have to meet, one of which is a current driver's licence. Refer to the details in the listed vacancy.

  • Major faults

  • Resolved

  • Soutchak St
  • Fairview Park
  • 18/12/2017
  • Water On
  • 18/12/2017 10:47 AM - We are on-site responding to an incident in Fairview Park. Water should now be back on. Our crews may remain on site to perform further work. Traffic restrictions may also apply. Reference Number WO: 06151091.
  • See all major faults

  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Port Rd
  • Woodville
  • 18/12/2017
  • Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time (water off): 20/12/2017 10:00 AM
    Estimated restore time (water back on): 20/12/2017 02:00 PM

    We’re committed to improving your services and are undertaking maintenance work in Woodville. Water supply in the surrounding area may be impacted during the above times. Traffic restrictions may also apply.


  • See all scheduled works