Drainage Serviceperson - Hutt Valley Pomare Depot at Wellington Water, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Full-time permanent positions
- Based in the Hutt Valley at our Pomare Depot
- On-going training, development, and career progression
As one of our Drainage Service people, it will be your role to work within a team to assist with the day-to-day operation of our drainage networks to ensure there is a continual drainage service that has minimal interruptions.
In this role, you will have varied and busy days as you maintain public open watercourses, clear blockages, repair broken and damaged pipelines, install new saddle and manhole connections, construct and adjust manholes and pipelines, inspect and provide routine maintenance of problem areas within the system as well as undertaking civil defence and emergency management tasks and build and establish effective working relationships.
You will also learn to be capable and competent to work on both wastewater and stormwater networks ensuring that a high level of service is delivered to our customers. You'll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge in the drainage reticulation industry and receive training and development throughout your career.
To be successful in this role you will bring the following:
- Have a full driver's licence
- Have completed or be enrolled in and working towards the New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works Level 3 (Stormwater and Wastewater Pipeline Construction and Maintenance)
- Have experience in working on a range of basic repairs across the drainage network
- Be confident to assist effectively on more complex jobs with a more experienced service person
- Be excellent at following directions
- Have a great work ethic - be hard working, honest, reliable and ethical
- Be a team player
- Have good verbal communication skills
Wellington Water knows that a great values-driven culture like ours means we can be a trusted advisor to the region's Councils and deliver great outcomes for our customers. Wellington Water plans and delivers drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea in partnership with the community, engineering consultants and contractors.
People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference. That means you will be helping to look after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare, and the environment so our communities can prosper.
About the team
The Service Delivery team is the first point of contact on the ground responding to client and customer requests. The team activities cover both reactive and planned maintenance works. The present arrangement is local functionality with water and drainage teams in each depot to respond infrastructure failures within the geographical boundaries.
Regional functions such as CCTV ; Reinstatements; Utilities and Bulk Pipelines and housed at specific depots but have responsibility across the region.
Why join us
It is an exciting time to be working in the water sector, not only are you at the forefront of looking after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare and the environment, but proposed changes for the sector is increasing awareness around the importance of managing the three waters and creating new opportunities. Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside likeminded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
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Applications close on Sunday, 22 May 2022.
How to apply
To apply for the role or view a copy of the position description please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/725844_JobDesc.pdf
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand, or be eligible to obtain it - click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options
For further information, email: JoinUs@wellingtonwater.co.nz
We support being fully vaccinated. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Primary industry, trade & manufacturing|
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