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Construction & Maintenance Worker - Afternoon Shift

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Date: 09-Jan-2019

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: Broadspectrum

  • Full time
  • Southern Suburbs base
  • Fast paced role with variety each day

Allwater are an experienced candidate to fulfil the role of Construction and Maintenance Worker within the Customer Field Services group based at the Southern Networks Depot (Happy Valley). Within the Networks Construction and Maintenance area, the successful candidate will be required to work across areas including Mains Repairs, Mains Dig-up, and Boundary Works. The successful candidate will work 7.6 hour days across a 7 day roster, participate in a 7-day on-call roster and receive 5 weeks of annual leave. This role will suit applicants who have experience in a similar role, are keen/fast learners and enjoy having variety in their daily work.
Working closely with the Customer Field Services Supervisors, Field Coordinators and Network Technicians, the successful candidate 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
  • Liaising with the public, as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Upholding a safe work environment and contributing towards a positive ‘safety’ culture
  • Ensuring work is carried out with regard to accepted work practices, safety and environmental standards, key and specific performance indicators, timelines and ESCOSA requirements

To be considered for this role, the following qualifications/licences/skills will be highly regarded:

  • Full Australian Driver’s License (Essential)
  • Heavy Combination (HC) or Heavy Rigid (HR) License (Essential)
  • Front End Loader and Tipper (Highly desirable)
  • Backhoe and Excavator (Highly desirable)
  • Skills in the use of valve keys, freezing unit, inlet/outlet risers, meters and stopcock (Desirable)
  • White Card (Highly desirable)
  • Work Zone Traffic Management (Highly desirable)
  • Construction or Civil works experience (Desirable)
  • Use of construction equipment experience (Desirable)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

Key requirements:

  • Current unrestricted Australian driver’s license is required.
  • Verification of qualifications/licenses will be undertaken along with pre-employment medicals and background police checks for all shortlisted candidates.
  • The right to work in Australia

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 candidate will demonstrate a positive attitude, have a safety focused mindset and the ability to work as a team. Applicants will need to be prepared to work outdoors and with wastewater.

To apply this position, please forward a current CV and Cover Letter addressing the key criteria, by clicking ‘APPLY’ and following the prompts by 27 January 2019.

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

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 103756 

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