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Position ObjectiveConduct plumbing and drainage activities within Cloncurry Shire, both routine and unscheduled.  Ensure all Council water and waste water mains, reticulation and associated infrastructure are maintained or replaced to avoid disruption of service to the residents of Cloncurry.Conduct plumbing inspections as required in accordance with legislation and industry standards.Key ResponsibilitiesThe following outlines the general duties and responsibilities of the position, but is not all encompassing:Perform daily plumbing activities both routine and unscheduled;Provide a high level of training and mentoring to Council’s apprentices ,trainees or work experience students as required;Work with the Water and Sewer Supervisor to assist in the preparation of fortnightly works programs;Undertake regular inspections of the water and sewerage systems and correct defects and/or inadequacies as directed in accordance with established priorities;Perform plumbing inspections on behalf of Council and clients;Assist in the preparation of materials, and quantities lists for water and sewerage main construction or major maintenance works;Assist the Supervisor by participating in the design of water and sewerage mains and other infrastructure to the extent of knowledge and experience gained through training and in the field;Monitor the progress, quality and cost of various activities undertaken within the area of responsibility and report to the Supervisor;Liaise with the Water and Sewer Supervisor and Works Manager for the allocation of plant, labour and associated resources necessary to complete the various activities within the responsibility of the position;Attend to enquiries and complaints from the general public in relation to plumbing related issues;Liaise with other Council departments and external service providers in relation to the location of services;Key Attributes and ExperiencePossess demonstrated, well developed communication and interpersonal skills;Have effective time management skills;Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and perform well within the immediate work team and across Council as a whole;Demonstrated literacy and numeracy skills;Demonstrated problem solving skills with the ability to make accurate, on the spot decisions;Have, demonstrated knowledge of plumbing and drainage requirements related to urban water and sewerage reticulation systems.Have a demonstrated knowledge of local government practices, policies and procedures or the ability to quickly acquire;Have demonstrated knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety practices and its application in the workplace; andHave demonstrated knowledge of plumbing standards and associated legislation.QualificationsMust hold and maintain an unrestricted LR Class driver’s licence;Open QBCC licence is essential;Minimum Certificate III in Plumbing (Trade Qualification);Must have or acquire before commencement a Construction White Card;Possess Confined Spaces Certification;Possess Backflow Prevention Certification;Possess Thermostatic Mixing Valves Certification; andBackhoe Operator ticket and/or skid steer loader ticket (highly desirable).This position reports to the Building Maintenance Supervisor and liaises with key internal and external stakeholders.  For further information or to view the position description please visit http://careers.cloncurry.qld.gov.au/ or contact HR Coordinator Terri Paine via email terrip@cloncurry.qld.gov.au or phone 07 4742 4100. Application Close 10 September 2021 at 12:00pm CLICK HERE FOR POSITION DESCRIPTION 70000 AUD Cloncurry 4824