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Maintenance Production Employee - Northern Region

  • LocationRyde, NSW 2112
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions6 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 11 hours ago
    Never published
  • Job no: QQYCG
  • Category: Customer Delivery
  • Opportunity for field-based maintenance production employees
  • Work across Northern Beaches, Lower and Upper North shore Sydney Water operations
  • Competitive base salary $65,478.24 plus super and excellent penalty rates

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

The Networks Maintenance Delivery unit has depots in several locations throughout Sydney to provide the best 24/7 service to our customers. We are looking for production workers to provide maintenance repairs, operational duties and deliver the best customer service in performing your tasks.

These roles are working across Northern Beaches, Lower and Upper North shore requiring team members already located in these regions of work or east of Ryde.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and repair of water and sewer mains, surface fittings including hydrants, valves, access chambers etc.
  • Minor adjustments to water and sewer mains
  • Assisting with environmental clean-ups and clearing sewer chokes
  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • This role requires to work in a shift roster including: afternoon shifts , night shifts, rostered standby, weekend patrol, continuous overtime and being available for emergency work as required.

About you

You understand that safety is our number one priority, and you show resilience towards our customers and your team. 

Preferably you have a trade certificate, experience in network maintenance and/or experience with identifying and troubleshooting issues.

To be considered for the role, you must have:

  • A current white card and experience in a labouring or trades environment
  • A driver’s license – driving record to be produced if selected for interview
  • MR driver’s license, or willing to obtain one shortly
  • Confined Space ticket, or the ability to obtain during training
  • Ability to use a mobile computer tablet and smartphone technologies
  • Excellent communication skills via phone and face to face customer service
  • Availability to work a rotating roster

 As part of your application please submit a resume and a cover letter.

Your cover letter should address the About You section of this role and why you are suitable applicant for this position (no more than 2 single sided pages)

Applications close Sunday 5th December 2021

 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

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


  • Closed 11 hours ago - 05 Dec 2021