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Production Employee

  • LocationSydney, NSW 2000
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions8 Positions
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 10 days
    Published on 16 Aug 2022
  • Job no: DNH63
  • Category: Customer Delivery
  • Work and travel across multiple Sydney Water locations!
  • Competitive base salary $66,339.53 super and excellent penalty rates
  • Provide maintenance, repair and operational services in a safe and efficient manner, whilst delivering quality customer service.

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities. We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

Production Employees for Sydney Water Complex Maintenance and Construction unit covers the whole operational area of Sydney Water to provide the best 24/7 service and support.

This role will see you start and finish in the field supporting three main assets: Storm Water, Portable Water and Sewer. We are looking for production employees to provide maintenance repairs, operational duties and deliver the best customer service in performing your tasks.

  • Maintenance and repair of water and sewer mains, surface fittings including hydrants, valves, access chambers etc.
  • Undertake all hands-on aspects construction delivery, plant, transport and specialist field services including the excavation of trenches, laying pipes, restoration, plant operation, truck driving, steel fixing and carpentry using both mechanical and manual methods to complete designated projects.
  • Maintain good client relations and meet client needs as communicated in briefs, specifications, drawings and contract documents.
  • Be responsible for the safe operation of Sydney Water Corporation's equipment and assets under the employee's control
  • This role requires to work mostly day shift but you may be required to be called upon for program work, afternoon /night shift support, weekend work, continuous overtime and being available for emergency work as required.

About you

As a successful applicant you will ideally have experience in network maintenance and/or hold a current trade certificate. You will have the ability to work afternoon and night shift as well as available to travel to various Sydney Water sites as needed

To be considered for the role, you must have:

  • School Certificate or equivalent and current General Construction Induction card
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills via phone and face to face customer service allowing you to enter into discussions with other members of their team, and customers of Sydney Water
  • Demonstrate a level of literacy and numeracy such that they can read and interpret work instructions, material lists, job requests and accurately complete job information, quantities, and reports concerning work tasks completed in the field.
  • Knowledge of plumbing or civil maintenance on pipe network systems.
  • Relevant valid driver's licence required (Minimum MR)
  • Must have the physical ability to perform regular manual handling tasks on a daily basis (manual excavation, pushing/pulling loads etc.).
  • Ability to effectively participate in risk assessment activities and implement safe work practices to manage hazards.
  • Ability to use a mobile computer tablet and smartphone technologies
  • Availability to work a rotating roster


Applications Close: Sunday 28th August 2022

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact recruitment@sydneywater. com.au

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application


  • Closes in 10 days - 28 Aug 2022
  • Published on 16 Aug 2022, 11:00 PM