• Full Time
  • Wudinna

SA Water

About the Opportunity

Delivering essential services to the community and region, our team manages the operations and maintenance of water networks and assets. SA Waters Customer Field Services team is looking to appoint a Field Technician based at our Wudinna Depot.

Due to our responses times with getting to our customers as soon as possible, we would ideally be looking for people who reside in this local area or willing to move to the Wudinna area.

This role is responsible for undertaking field-based preventative and corrective maintenance, along with responding to emergencies and reported faults in an efficient and professional manner. Working in the great outdoors, getting your hands dirty and interacting with our customers through better ways of using technology, will support quality outcomes. Critical to this role is the focus on ensuring WHS, environmental and water quality obligations are achieved.

About the Person

An ideal candidate will bring strong problem solving and communication skills, coupled with the ability roll their sleeves up and deliver outcomes for our customers. Proven safety awareness and capability of putting safety above all else.

Key requirements of the role include:

  • White card is required
  • Previous experience using powered tools and plant equipment
  • Tech Savvy and able to learn new technologies
  • Must be willing to participate in an on-call roster and provide 24/7 support as per business needs. (On-call allowance and overtimes rates for call outs)
  • Valid Drivers Licence will be required
  • Work Zone Traffic Management
  • Any additional trades and tickets will be highly desirable


  • Competitive salary commencing at $62,606.65, dependent on skill and experience of the right candidate, could be offered a senior role which commences at $72,122.31
  • $5,000 relocation is on offer
  • Opportunity to work with a major utility privy to being across multi-faceted projects and works
  • Unique opportunity to see the full breath of the business and work with key stakeholders
  • Working with a company that values growth and support of its employees, customers, the wider community
  • Contributing to the sustainability of a significant, essential public service
  • Working for a highly reputable organisation
  • Backed by a supportive, inclusive, and value-aligned team culture

About the Company

SA Water is proud to deliver an important and essential service to 1.7 million customers every day. For more than 160 years, we have been working together with South Australians to ensure a reliable supply of safe, clean water and a dependable sewage system.

Your wellbeing

At SA Water the health and wellbeing of our people is important to us. Our people are encouraged to have a healthy work/life balance, look after themselves and focus on their personal health and wellbeing goals. Visit our website and learn what its like to Work with us. https://www.sawater.com.au/about-us/careers/work-with-us

We believe great outcomes for our customers are best delivered by a diverse and inclusive team that reflects our community. That’s why we encourage people seeking flexible working arrangements and from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, to apply and join our team.

To apply, click ‘apply and submit your cover letter and resume. Applications close 9.00pm Sunday 11th December 2022.

For a copy of the position description or further queries can be directed to the Talent Acquisition Consultant, Rebecca Darling –

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.