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Water Corporation

Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


    Earn while you learn with full mentoring and support

      Complete a nationally recognised Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering (we pay)

        2-year fixed term role opening the doors to a rewarding full-time career

        • $59,676
        plus super - Perth and regional locations available

        This position is offered in accordance with Section 66ZP of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. Youth candidates (17 – 24 years of age) who meet the selection criteria for this role will be prioritised for appointment.

        Completed year 12 recently or due to finish in 2023?

        Interested in Engineering and like the sound of gaining experience across a range of business functions in addition to completing a nationally-recognised Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering? (all paid for by us)

        If so, join Water Corporation’s Engineering Associate Trainee program starting in January 2024

        Positions available include Perth Metro area (Leederville, Osbourne Park, Shenton Park) Karratha, Albany, Geraldton and Bunbury.

        Could this be you?

        This two-year traineeship includes extensive on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching, and a range of personal and professional development opportunities.

        From day one, you’ll learn about the design and planning principles of water mains, pump systems and wastewater networks. You’ll understand how to monitor water and wastewater schemes, identify asset deficiencies and how to build and install water and wastewater components.

        There’s a good amount of studying involved with this program as a group and on your own, which will give you the tools to accomplish your traineeship and launch a meaningful career.

        Sounds good? What else is on offer?

        You’ll be joining the principal supplier of water, wastewater, and drainage services across Western Australia with exposure to cutting-edge water technology.

        You'll work alongside experience professionals, people who have been with the company for years so you’ll learn from some of the very best in the industry.

        On top of the competitive starting salary, we pay 17.5% leave loading when you take annual leave, you’ll also have access to a staff social club with discounts on entertainment and attractions.

        Best of all, NO FIFO - work locally so you get home each night.

        Apply now if you have

          Completed Year 12 in the last 1-2 years or are due to finish year 12 in 2023

            Obtained a WACE, ideally with ATAR Maths Applications, but the minimum of a “C” grade in Mathematics General Essential and English with an aptitude towards physics and science. Or hold a Cert III in Drafting or Engineering.

              WA C class driving licence

                Full Australian Work Rights (For this role we complete Identity and 'Australian Work Rights Confirmation' verifications, candidates must have full Australian Work Rights for this position)

                Only a basic CV is required, we have a few questions we would like you to answer in your application. Apply now, this role will commence in January 2024

                Applications close 1st October 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, BkSB testing, driving licence 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

                You’ve got this!