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Broadspectrum and Suez, have teamed together as Allwater - an internationally experienced team that combines operating and technical excellence on a global scale within the Water and Wastewater Industry.

Together with our Alliance partner SA Water, Allwater is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater networks and associated assets throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area.

  • Hope Valley or Happy Valley base

  • Large Water Maintenance Contract

  • 2 Year Fixed Term Roles (Full-time)

  • Numerous new roles

  • Afternoon Shift

To service Allwater’s Network Business Improvement Plan, Allwater is looking to recruit a number of additional full-time Construction and Maintenance personnel to work afternoon shifts.  These positions will be for a fixed term duration of two years, with the possibility of an extension depending on business requirements. 

These positions will be based at  eitther Hope Valley or Happy Valley. Within the Networks Construction and Maintenance area, successful candidates will be required to work in areas including Mains Repairs, Boundary Works (Water and Wastewater) and Wastewater Mains Cleaning.  These roles will suit applicants who have experience in a similar role; are enthusiastic fast learners and enjoy having variety in their daily work.  

Working closely with the Network Supervisors, Field Coordinators and Network Technicians, successful candidates will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Reactive and preventative maintenance for wastewater mains, connections and related activities

  • Reactive and preventative maintenance on water mains, water services including water meter replacement and repairs at the meter

  • Shut-off and charging of water mains and the operation of fire plugs and hydrants

  • Location and adjustment of castings and inspections points 

  • Clean-up following burst mains and wastewater overflows 

  • Liaising with the public, as well as internal and external stakeholders

  • Upholding a safe work environment and contributing towards a positive ‘safety’ culture; and 

  • Ensure work is carried out with regard to accepted work practices, safety and environmental standards, key and specific performance indicators and timelines and ESCOSA requirements

The following licences/qualifications are essential:

  • Full Australian Driver’s License 

  • Heavy Rigid (HR) or Heavy Combination (HC) License

  • Excavator, Tipper, Loader licences and experience

The following licences and experience are highly desirable

  • Backhoe

  • Skills in the use of Marco, valve keys, freezing unit, inlet/outlet risers, meters and stopcock (desirable but not essential)

  • White Card 

  • Jet Rodder

To be considered, you will possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, which will enable you to foster positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Having excellent communication skills will stand you in good stead to be able to deal face to face with customers, explain the nature of works and provide exceptional customer service. The successful candidates will demonstrate a positive attitude, safework practices and ability to work as a team.

Successful candidates will initially work a 5 day week, while also participating as part of a 7-day on-call roster.  If business warrants it, the employee will move to a 7 day roster which includes rostered weekend work. You will be required to work outdoors and with wastewater.

Terms and conditions for afternoon shift workers are as follows:

  • Afternoon shift - 7.6 hour day (Mon to Friday, initially 15:30 – 23:36 but this may vary with seasonal requirements)

  • 15% shift allowance for afternoon shift

  • 5 weeks annual leave inclusive of leave loading

  • 2 year fixed term (with potential for extension, subject to business needs)

  • All other terms and conditions as per Allwater JV Employees Enterprise Agreement 2016 - Networks


To apply for this position, please forward a detailed application by clicking ‘Apply Now’ and following the prompts. 

Allwater prides itself on a commitment to safety, a drive for excellence and offers challenge, growth and career opportunity in a supportive working environment.

AllWater is an equal opportunity employer and we strive to recruit and appoint the best available person regardless of sex, age, religion, race, marital status, nationality, sexual orientation or disability.

Position req ID 67493 

Date Posted
Trades & Services
Adelaide, SA
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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