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Operator Reticulation - West

Operator Reticulation - West

Recruitment information for a Operator Reticulation - West position at North East Water.

Position Information

Position number R23/24
Salary $59,237 to $75,160 plus 11% superannuation, depending on skills and experience.
Hours per week 38
Location West - Wangaratta, Benalla, and King Valley (Primarily based in Wangaratta)
Position enquiries Grant Waite, Manager Reticulation West on 0447 450 513
Applications close 17 March 2024
Mandatory Requirements
  • Candidates must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a foreign national with authorisation to work in Australia
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence


About the role

The Reticulation Operator plays a pivotal role in consistently executing water and wastewater reticulation tasks and ensuring smooth and efficient operations to deliver safe drinking water and compliant wastewater services. 

The role is primarily based in Wangaratta, and you will be a part of the ‘West’ team that covers the picturesque primary areas of Wangaratta, Benalla, and King Valley.

This role is a full-time opportunity for 6 months that includes a monthly RDO and flexible work options. 

General day-to-day duties:
•    Emergency repairs on water and wastewater pipes and assets.
•    Scheduled maintenance on water and wastewater pipes and assets.
•    Monitoring and maintenance of sewer pump stations.
•    Water meter inspections, readings, and repairs.
•    Inspection of assets.
•    Completion of electronic work orders and data entry.
•    Ordering and collecting parts and materials.
•    Basic site and ground maintenance.
•    Other duties as required.


For further detail on the role, please refer to the Position Description below.

Key selection criteria

To be in consideration for this position please address in your application how you meet the following key selection criteria:

  • Knowledge and/or experience in the maintenance of distribution and collection networks, is preferred. 
  • Knowledge and/or experience in data entry and documentation.
  • Licence or competency in the use of excavation equipment, is an advantage.
  • Current MR Drivers licence is an advantage.

Position descriptionApply here

Applications, including statements against the key selection criteria, must be submitted via the above online application form before the closing date/time. Applications via email will not be accepted. 

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