First listed on: 17 May 2022

About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are the same. We provide essential water supply and reliable utilities services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions that account for 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to service our communities with smart and environmentally sustainable practices.
About the role:
Working across our Maroochydore and Morayfield depot we have an exciting opportunity for two new Crew Leaders to be part of the Unitywater team. Leading a crew to undertake water and sewerage construction and maintenance activities, you and your crew will be responsible for works including pipe laying, water meter and fire service works, connections to existing infrastructure, modification and/or replacement of manholes, valve pits, overflow structures, pump station and valve pit pipe work, valves and fittings.  Additionally, you will be accountable for the implementation and monitoring of safety and environmental management plans and site controls.
About you:
To contribute to Unitywater’s values of Reliability, Safety, Honesty & Integrity, Efficiency, One Team, Innovation, you will demonstrate the following skills and qualities for the role:

  • Ability to lead a crew to undertake construction and maintenance, including mentoring and on the job training to crew members
  • Ability to carry out works including excavation and trenching, pipe laying, slinging and lifting of loads, working around services, cable location, de-watering and traffic management
  • Demonstrate visible safety leadership and experience assessing and controlling hazards to work safely onsite in accordance with safe work method statements.
  • Demonstrated experience in pipe laying for water and sewage infrastructure, and installation of metered water connections.
  • Understanding of hygiene standards applicable to working with potable water.
  • An open C Class Driver’s License and a MR Driver's License or willingness to obtain immediately.
  • Knowledge of water and sewer fittings would be advantages.
  • The ability to read and interpret plans.

Working at Unitywater:
Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continuous investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, flexible work arrangements and a rewarding environment. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports individuals to reach their full potential.
Proudly Unitywater:
We know that we are smarter, better, together.  That’s why we are committed to working in a team that values the unique contributions of all our people.  Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply:
Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: Sunday 29th May 2022

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date

Remuneration: Trades EA Level 6
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