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Electricity, Gas, Water, Waste Services

This is the smallest industry in Australia. It covers electricity supply, generation, transmission and distribution, gas supply, water supply as well as sewerage and waste disposal. The workforce is highly skilled, and VET is the main training pathway. Many of the workers are male and part-time work is rare.

Job Profiles

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Chemical and Materials Engineers design and prepare specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale...

  • $3,019 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Chemical, Gas, Petroleum and Power Generation Plant Operators control the operation of chemical production equipment, pump gas and oil from wellheads,...

  • $3,082 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, ga...

  • $1,962 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electrical Distribution Trades Workers prepare, install, repair, maintain and patrol electric power distribution networks.

  • $2,205 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation...

  • $1,784 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Electrical Engineers design, develop and supervise the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the...

  • $2,160 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electricians design, assemble, install, test, commission, diagnose, maintain and repair electrical networks, systems, circuits, equipment, components,...

  • $1,823 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Engineering Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the engineering and technical operations of organisations.

  • $3,427 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and othe...

  • $1,779 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Recycling and Rubbish Collectors collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.

  • $1,586 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

  • $1,509 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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