Engineering Associate Traineeship

Our Engineering Associate Traineeship program allows you to participate in block training sessions at Central Institute of Technology and spend your remaining time receiving full time on the job training and support in a range of operational and business areas of Water Corporation.

Why work for us?

We have an exciting future of growth and change ahead of us. A career with us means you have access to some of the most up to date and leading edge technology and the best brains in the business. You are supported to develop a long term exciting career and will receive development, training and promotional opportunities.

You will receive an attractive salary over 2 years while attaining a nationally recognised Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering and also have the opportunity to move into a permanent role within Water Corporation, when you’ve completed the Diploma.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Completed Certificate III in Drafting/Engineering Discipline or Year 12 studies with above average grades in Discrete Maths, Physics and English.
  • Be able to complete a pre-employment medical along with a drug and alcohol clearance.
  • Be enthusiastic and passionate with a keen willingness to learn in a team environment and be committed, along with excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

Benefits and opportunities

While completing your traineeship, you will work in a range of different areas to ensure that you receive the necessary on-the-job training and mentoring as required. 

Water Corporation offers excellent wages and conditions, including the payment of course fees and books.

You will receive a nationally recognised Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering.

Successful completion allows you the opportunity to move into a permanent role within Water Corporation, such as Process Coordinator, Operations Coordinator, Planner, Service Delivery Representative, Maintenance Planner and Operations Analyst.

Long term career path

The career path of an Engineering Associate can result in a specialist role, or a supervisory or managerial role such as an Operations Manager or Section Manager.

How to apply

Recruitment for this program takes place during a 2-yearly cycle. The earliest we are likely to commence recruitment for the next group is March 2018, to commence in July 2018.

You can register your interest in working for us by creating a profile on our Career opportunities page and selecting your job preferences.

Once you have created an account, when a vacancy that matches your selection is advertised, you will automatically get an email prompting you to apply for that position through Current vacancies.

For more information please contact Human Resources on (08) 9420 2000.

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