Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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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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