Operations, Maintenance and Tradesprint

General Description:

  • 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
  • Workshops.

See Get Started - Operations, Maintenance and Trades for training and entry information.
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