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Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourers perform routine tasks in maintaining drainage, sewerage and stormwater systems.


  • cleans and carries out minor repairs on stormwater drains and canals, and checks for cracks and leaks in sewerage systems
  • digs holes and shovels excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal.


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer

  • You can work as a Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate I or II in drainage or water stability might be helpful.

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