Southern Field Coordinator (Happy Valley, SA, AU)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Apr 27, 2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum and Suez, have teamed together as Allwater - an internationally experienced team that combines operating and technical excellence on a global scale within the Water and Wastewater Industry.

Together with our Alliance partner SA Water, Allwater is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater networks and associated assets throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area.


  • Autonomous role with a Southern suburbs base
  • Participate in 7 day on-call roster
  • Permanent, Full-time, Rostered Work Times – Mix of Day and Afternoon Shift Work* 


Allwater is seeking a suitably experienced candidate to fulfil the role of Southern Field Coordinator to join the Networks team, working closely with the Network Technician Supervisors, Network Supervisors and Regional Managers. This role will be responsible for planning, coordinating and performing Networks activities for day and afternoon shift teams, including SA Water’s accelerated water main relay program. 
This position will be based at the Southern Networks Depot at Happy Valley. The successful candidate will work 7.6 hours per day (overtime will be applicable for additional hours) and receive 5 weeks of annual leave per year.  


Reporting to the Network Technician Supervisors, this role is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Water Main Relay
  • Coordination, notification and isolation and charging of mains water supplies for SA Water’s accelerated water main relay program
  • Liaising with SA Water’s water main relay contractors
  • Attending and representing Allwater at stakeholder meetings for water main relay works from time to time
  • Afternoon Shift
  • Supervising, coordinating and directing Allwater construction and maintenance crews and sub-contractors whilst on site to ensure work is completed to standard in a safe manner 
  • The coordination and charging up of mains water supplies, including liaising with authorities for location mapping of mains and services for reactive activities
  • Carrying out water main isolations for reactive and planned works, including location of underground utility services
  • Attending reported works and assessing the priority and requirement for support services and appropriate skill sets to undertake network repairs and maintenance
  • Ensuring planned and reactive work is carried out with regard to accepted work practices, safety and environmental standards, key and specific performance indicators and timelines 
  • Providing customer service to stakeholders including the general public, the client and Allwater Management

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication, numeracy and computer skills (including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Aqualink/Maximo and Asset Management Systems) 
  • An ability to execute work in an efficient, well-coordinated manner with a focus on providing a high level of customer service
  • Experience in a field based project/planning role with a demonstrated ability to successfully liaise with a range of stakeholders
  • An understanding of the water Networks within metropolitan Adelaide and requirements for performing works on underground services
  • A willingness to work with waste water
  • Availability to work an on-call roster, including 2nd level responsibilities and to work overtime on occasions and work across a 7-day on-call roster. 

Key requirements:

  • Current unrestricted Australian driver’s license is required
  • Verification of qualifications/licenses will be undertaken along with pre-employment medicals and background police checks for all shortlisted candidates.
  • The right to work in Australia


To apply for this position, please forward your application by clicking the below link no later than COB Thursday 3rd May 2018.


Current cycle 2 x weeks day shift followed by 4 x weeks afternoon shift (can change with needs of business through consultation)

Allwater prides itself on a commitment to safety, a drive for excellence and offers challenge, growth and career opportunity in a supportive working environment.


Allwater prides itself on a commitment to safety, a drive for excellence and offers challenge, growth and career opportunity in a supportive working environment.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 96772