Mareeba Council Careers – Apprentice Plumber

Website Mareeba Council

Job Description:

Mareeba Shire Council has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join Council’s Water Reticulation team as an Apprentice Plumber. The successful applicant will work with experienced team members performing day to day maintenance and other activities related to Council’s water assets while undertaking a trade qualification, Certificate III Plumbing (General). The nominal timeframe for the apprenticeship is four (4) years.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow instructions and complete duties as directed by the Plumbers, Foreperson and Supervisor
  • Assist in the maintenance and repairs of Council’s water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Report any faults to Plumber / Foreperson Water Reticulation
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and quantities lists for water and wastewater main and infrastructure construction or major maintenance jobs
  • In association with the Plumber and Foreperson Water Reticulation, participate in the design of water and sewerage mains and other infrastructure to the extent of knowledge and experience gained in the relevant field
  • Liaise with other Council sections and other service providers with regards to service locations
  • Attend to enquires and complaints from the general public with regard for timeliness and courtesy
  • Attend training and meetings as directed by the Foreperson Water Reticulation
  • Complete formal TAFE training and ensure logbook is maintained accurately and concisely
  • Ensure complete records are maintained on a regular basis

Job Requirements:

  • Willingness to develop skills and knowledge in this trade
  • Commitment to undertake and complete formal training at TAFE
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions and ask for help when necessary
  • Ability to contribute and work within a team environment
  • High level of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Knowledge of plumbing relat

Job Details:

Company: Mareeba Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mareeba, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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