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.

Overview

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.

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

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Dealbreakers

Production and Plant Engineer
Production and Plant Engineer

Production or Plant Engineers plan, direct and coordinate the design, construction, modification, continued performance and…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Maintenance Planner
Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planners develop maintenance planning strategies, and schedule, coordinate and monitor the maintenance of all…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Hydrogeologist
Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeologists monitor, measure, analyse and describe the earth's surface and groundwater resources and many aspects of the…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Occupational & Environmental Health Professional
Occupational & Environmental Health Professional

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor…

Estimated pay
$1,914/week
Future demand
Very strong

Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser Occupational Health and Safety Advisers develop, implement and evaluate risk management policies and programs, train employees in…
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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Civil Engineering Professional
Civil Engineering Professional

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams…

Estimated pay
$1,962/week
Future demand
Very strong

Civil Engineer
Civil Engineer

Design the construction, and oversee the operation, of infrastructure including dams, bridges, pipelines, airports, water…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineer
Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineer

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers design, organise and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of…

Estimated pay
$2,414/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Materials Recycler
Materials Recycler Materials Recyclers salvage materials from industrial, commercial and private establishments for resale.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer

Design and oversee installation of mechanical and process plant equipment and systems.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Surveying and Spatial Science Technician
Surveying and Spatial Science Technician

Surveying or Spatial Science Technicians collect, record and evaluate spatial information and prepare databases, maps, charts…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Petroleum Engineer
Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum Engineers plan and direct the engineering aspects of locating and extracting petroleum or natural gas from the earth…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong