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Water Technicians & Super Truck Operators

  • 591089
  • Dandenong, VIC, Australia, 3175
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent


Downer have secured a 10-year contract with leading water retailer South East Water. This will be 24/7 reactive maintenance on their water and wastewater assets. The contract will also include minor capital works.


Due to winning this exciting new project within our Water Services business, we are looking to expand our close-knit and highly supportive team. Opportunities exist for Water Technicians & Super Truck Operators to join our project teams based across the South-East region.

The core function of these roles will include:

  • Provide general labour and plant operating skills in the repair of water assets and other associated network maintenance activities.
  • Rectification of wastewater or water faults within a timely manner.
  • Monitoring and resolving any customer and general public issues while on site and implementing appropriate action.
  • Demonstrating commitment to wellbeing, health and safety, environment and quality management principles.
  • Complete the jobs through mobile field computing and reporting.


Please note the below tickets/licences are preferred but not required;

  • Prior experience in civil excavation works in the water or wastewater reticulation systems.
  • Willingness to participate in an afterhours roster which currently includes day shift, afternoon shift & on call roster.
  • White Card.
  • Drivers Licence and/or MR Truck Licence.
  • Excavator & Backhoe Licence.
  • Working at Heights.
  • Confined Spaces Ticket.
  • Competent using computer-based software.
  • You will be client focused, well organised and a strong communicator.


  • Join a supportive and evolving team with access to wider Downer Group Opportunities.
  • Positive working environment with a supportive leadership team, always seeking initiative and new ways of working. 
  • Current and modern plant and equipment providing you the best opportunities for success.
  • Full time, permanent role with overtime & penalty rates.
  • On-going training and support provided.
  • Downer health & wellness benefits.

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

Apply for this great opportunity by visiting or clicking 'apply' below.

For further information contact:

Ainsley Parmenter | Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner |

Applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement.

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