Operations & Maintenance Traineeship

Location: Bairnsdale

Job posted: June 18, 2021

Closing date: July 1, 2021

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Operations & Maintenance Traineeship

Our Company

East Gippsland Water serves an area of 21,000 square kilometres in the far south east of Victoria, which boasts some of Australia's most diverse and spectacular scenery and a population of around 45,000 people. Water services are provided to some 26,450 customers, with wastewater services also provided to around 22,490 of these. This position is based at the Mitchell Depot, Bairnsdale and will require you to operate from various sites across the East Gippsland Water region.


  • Assist in carrying out repair, minor works and maintenance to water and wastewater assets.
  • Operation of equipment and machinery to maintain water and wastewater assets.
  • Use an electronic tablet/computer for work purposes.
  • Provide records and document activities on maintenance programs and asset conditions.
  • Prestart checks of tools, plant, and equipment
  • Adhere to all OH&S policies and procedures.

Skills & Experience

  • Completion of Year 11 secondary education or equivalent.
  • Ability to follow instructions and learn new skills.
  • Experience/interest in machinery, tool and equipment use.
  • Ability to use and operate a computer/tablet.
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve outcomes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with good verbal and writing skills.
  • Good time management and problem-solving skills.

What's on offer

This is an exciting opportunity open for all aged applicants to begin at a trainee level to assist in and learn how to deliver proactive maintenance and operational project works within the water and wastewater reticulation networks. This position holds variety and requires some travel as you service the needs of the community.

If you are looking for a new challenge, this may be the right role for you! Please APPLY NOW by following the link or visit skillinvest.com.au .

If you wish to attain a copy of the position description, please contact Howard Stobo on 0438 521 177.

Applications close Thursday 1st July 2021.

TO APPLY: Written applications including a resume and cover letter to be submitted by clicking apply now.

Skillinvest is an equal opportunity employer

Job Reference: 200000717_1622678338

Consultant Email: tamira.cullinan@rr.vic.skillinvestau

Job Types: Permanent

Job Locations: Bairnsdale

Job Industries: Trade and Services

Job Skills: Operations & Maintenance Traineeship

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