Maintenance Officer


Location: Keepit Dam

Job Type: Full time


Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking a Maintenance Officer to join our Operations team at Keepit Dam.

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career.

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should beas well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits.

  • Flexible working
  • 8-day fortnight and core hours are 7am to 4:30pm (Monday to Thursday)
  • 3-bedroom subsidised housing is provided at Keepit Dam
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Fertility leave
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance
  • Professional development and educational assistance
  • Salary range $70,203 - $77,225 + Super
  • And so much more!

What you’ll do:

As part of a hardworking and highly skilled team, you will play a pivotal role in the ongoing maintenance and service activities for water infrastructure assets and river systems.

This is a Permanent Full-Time role which reports into Maintenance Team Leader.

To be successful in this role you must be a self-motivated team player who has a passion for hands on work and a commitment to safety in line. Trades qualification will be looked on favourably but not essential.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Commitment to WaterNSW safety policies and procedures
  • Operational maintenance tasks aligned with the preventative maintenance program.
  • Dam surveillance and water sampling.
  • Ensure work is performed and documented in accordance with manufacturers recommendation and company procedures.

What we are looking for:

  • Maintaining assets at a high-level including ground maintenance, vegetation control and operations and surveillance.
  • The ability to work alone, unsupervised and as part of a team and contribute to a positive and hardworking culture.
  • Willing to travel and work at various sites within NSW
  • Any painting, plant operations, welding , confined space, work at heights, chemical application, dogging and sand blasting experience will be considered as favourable.
  • Demonstrate good computer skills.
  • Current NSW driver’s licence

Who is WaterNSW?

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information.

For more information, please reach out to Samata Billa at  

Please note applications for this position will close on 6th October 2023

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