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Construction & Maintenance Worker (Excavator Operator)

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Date: 14-May-2019

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Company: Broadspectrum

  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Southern Suburbs base
  • Excavator experience essential

Allwater are seeking applications for experienced candidates 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 water and wastewater mains repairs. 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
  • Location and adjustment of castings and inspections points 
  • 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 and 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)
  • White Card (Essential)
  • Heavy Combination (HC) or Heavy Rigid (HR) License (Essential)
  • Qualified Excavator and Backhoe (Highly desirable) 
  • Front End Loader and Tipper (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
  • Excellent communication skills will stand you in good stead to be able to deal face to face with customers

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, the successful candidate will demonstrate a positive attitude, have a safety focused mindset and 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 Sunday 28 April 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.     

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