An engineering employee takes a tour to undergo an inspection of a modern electrical substation

Electricity, Gas, Water, Waste Services

Build and maintain the infrastructure that we depend on every day to provide essential power, water and waste removal services.


The electricity, gas, water and waste services industry is the smallest industry in Australia, but is critical to our everyday lives. The industry covers the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; the supply of gas and water; sewerage systems and treatment; and waste disposal services.

Jobs in this industry are located at power plants, gas extraction plants, water pumping stations and plants, sewerage plants, recycling centres and rubbish tips.


  • The workforce for this industry is highly skilled, with workers often holding both VET qualifications and university degrees.
  • Most jobs are full time.