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

Environmental Engineer
Environmental Engineer

Environmental Engineers assess the impact on air, water, soil and noise levels in the vicinity of engineering projects, plan…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Engineering Manager
Engineering Manager

Plan, organise and coordinate engineering and technical operations.

Estimated pay
$3,427/week
Future demand
Strong

Other Specialist Manager
Other Specialist Manager

Other Specialist Managers includes occupations such as Arts Administrators or Managers, Environmental Managers, Laboratory…

Estimated pay
$2,259/week
Future demand
Strong

Environmental Manager
Environmental Manager

Environmental Managers manage the development and implementation of environmental management systems within organisations by…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Contract, Program and Project Administrator
Contract, Program and Project Administrator

Contract, Program and Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of contracts, organisational programs, special…

Estimated pay
$1,660/week
Future demand
Strong

Specialist Manager (not covered elsewhere)
Specialist Manager (not covered elsewhere)

Specialist Managers (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Airport Manager, Ambassador, Archbishop, Bishop, Harbour Master…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Contract Administrator
Contract Administrator Contract Administrators prepare, interpret, maintain, review and negotiate variations to contracts on behalf of organisations.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Commodities Trader
Commodities Trader

Bring together buyers and sellers of commodities and help negotiate sales.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Program and Project Administrator
Program and Project Administrator

Program or Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of organisational programs, special projects and support…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Organisation and Methods Analyst
Organisation and Methods Analyst

Organisation and Methods Analysts study organisational structures, methods, systems and procedures.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Electrician
Electrician

Design, install, repair and safely maintain electrical systems and equipment.

Estimated pay
$1,823/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Information Officer
Information Officer

Talk to customers about an organisation and its products and services; handle feedback and inquiries.

Estimated pay
$1,192/week
Future demand
Strong