Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer

Performs routine tasks in maintaining drainage, sewerage and stormwater systems.
Training time 1 - 1.5 years
Average pay $59,747
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 800

What does a Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer do?

  • loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transporting them around building sites
  • erecting and dismantling temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding
  • mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
  • cleaning and carrying out minor repairs on stormwater drains and canals, and checking for cracks and leaks in sewerage systems
  • digging holes and shovelling excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal
  • spreading and levelling soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations
  • assisting with assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Drainage
TAFE