Welding Observer

Water Corporation

Location: Merredin

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Permanent position – Merredin Depot
  • Commencing $74,126 plus co contributory Superannuation of 15%
  • 9-Day fortnight and 17.5% leave loading on holiday pay (20 days') + 3 additional days per year
  • Housing subsidy will be considered if relocating

About the role:

Ever wondered why welders wear those long masks and thick gloves? You already knew that. How’s your knowledge with the following welding terms?

Off-cuts. Cut-ins, Threadolet, Tapping points, Root pass

If you couldn’t think of any, you're about to find out what a welder really does.

A welder works on a variety of interesting projects. One day they’re welding steel and aluminium piping as part of a water asset build. The next, they’re fixing carbon pressure piping.

Welders require someone watching over them - an observer helping them feel safe in case of any potential hazards. Making sure they’re complying with standards and codes. Welders always have a supportive partner by their side.

How do you feel about being that partner? You’d learn something new every day. You would have the opportunity to further your skills in the operation and maintenance of water assets. You would have the opportunity to progress with a supportive company that wants you to do well.

Based in Southern Cross or surrounding area, you would report to the Civil Team Leader.

Skills & Experience

To apply for this position, you should be able to meet the following:

  • Some experience in water services systems
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience working within Safety focused environments
  • Current ‘MR’ Class Drivers License (Preferred)


Sound like you? Apply today by submitting a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability for this role.

Applications close Friday, 29th September 2023

As part of the recruitment process you will 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 recruitment@watercorporation.com.au or 9420 2000.

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

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