Plumbing Inspector

Job Description

Plumbing Inspector

Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Plumbing Inspector to contribute to Council’s success.

  • Want to get off the tools and into the air conditioning?
  • Use your plumbing skills & knowledge as an inspector?
  • Achieve work life balance on a permanent full time 9-day fortnight roster
  • Work within a friendly and supportive team

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to assess regulated work, undertake technical inspections, enforce plumbing and drainage work in accordance with relevant legislation, Council policies and procedures, and monitor and assess Trade Waste disposal practices.

Your role will include:

  • Working indoors with Council’s corporate business systems and attend outdoor plumbing inspections across the region.
  • Promoting a positive Workplace Health and Safety culture and ensure active compliance
  • Developing your career in local government

You will bring: 

  • Current Plumbers and Drainers Licence and Onsite Sewerage Design Licence together with relevant practical experience and skills gained from previous trade experience, including knowledge of Trade Waste installation and maintenance practices.
  • Experience interpreting plumbing and drainage plans, knowledge of relevant standards and codes and enforcing legislation.
  • Managing time, setting priorities, planning and organisational skills.
  • Skilled in negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving to effectively address and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Sound communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.
  • Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland. 

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees. 
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution. 
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance. 
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.