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Trainee Operator - Kalgoorlie

South Kalgoorlie
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Water Corporation
Mining, resources & energy
1,001-5,000 employees
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Permanent role based in Kalgoorlie, $70,996 + Super + $3,348 location allowance

Earn while you learn, with full mentoring and support

Opportunity to complete Cert II & III in Water Industry Operations (we pay)

This position is advertised under Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply.

Do you enjoy working outdoors?

Do you want to add a nationally recognised qualification to your CV? (We pay)

Do you want a manager who will support you, guide you and mentor you?

You probably want to know what’s involved?

You will work alongside 15 supportive team members in the Kalgoorlie depot, people who have been with the company for years, so you will learn from some of the best in the industry.

You will actively participate in safe job planning, team meetings and workplace inspections.

You will operate, maintain, and repair water, wastewater, and drainage assets.

You will enjoy a friendly work / life balance (work 9 days a fortnight), there are no FIFO shifts so you get home each night.

If you’re local to the area, good with your hands, hold a WA ‘C Class’ Drivers Licence we would love to hear from you

Additional information:

Tasks vary from lifting gatic lids, turning valves, accessing chambers, using hand tools such as shifters and chainsaws

In your role, you will complete heavy manual tasks in awkward postures at times including clearing blocked networks or hosing down areas

After you complete your traineeship, you will have opportunities for development and future employment as an Operator

Applications close 11th June 2023

Please note: As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applicants with disability who require adjustments, or alternative methods of communication in the recruitment process, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

To read our diversity and inclusion statement, please visit our website