Operations, Maintenance and Trades
- Operations, maintenance and trades roles focus on the production and delivery of goods and services and continuity of operations
- They are concerned with the process of converting inputs such as materials, labour and energy into outputs in the form of goods and services
- Operations, maintenance and trades roles span activities such planning and delivering practical solutions, construction, machine and equipment operation, installation, manual labour, team supervision, repair and maintenance.
In the water industry:
- There are opportunities in water operations in all areas of the industry
- Operations, maintenance and trades roles are essential for water supply; water and wastewater treatment; construction and maintenance of sewerage systems and water distribution systems
- Roles are in catchments and dams;treatment plants - water, wastewater, recycled water, desalination, industrial water; water transport systems; and public and private organisations
- Water industry operations assure efficient and effective delivery of services and outcomes and the continuity of operations within a water service provider.
Consider this job if you:
- Enjoy practical and manual work
- Want to be hands on and action oriented
- Are interested in understanding how things work
- Can work as part of a team
- Are physically fit
- Have good hand-eye coordination
- Do not have or can control asthma and allergies
- Are safety conscious.
The sub categories of Operations, Maintenance and Trades in the water industry are:
In the water industry, Operations, Maintenance and Trades roles work in:
- The field
- Water supply plants or networks
- Water Treatment Plants
See Get Started - Operations, Maintenance and Trades for training and entry information.
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