Industrial Plumber Dowdens Group

Industrial Plumber

Mackay & Coalfields
Full Time
  • Long term career prospects
  • Salary sacrificing packages available
  • A local family owned and operated business for over 45 years

About Our Company

Dowdens Pumping and Water Treatment is Queensland’s leading solutions provider for all things pumping and water treatment and have the expertise and experience to provide our clients with solutions, no matter how big or small the issue is.

Family owned and run for over 45 years, we have qualified personnel able to assist across various industries including industrial, commercial, mining, domestic and agricultural with branches located in Mackay (head office), Brisbane, Rockhampton and Proserpine. We pride ourselves on being family-focused with a company culture driven by values that help our employees exceed, learn and grow within the pumping and water treatment industries.

About the Role?

Based within the Mackay and surrounding region this role encompasses a variety of water and sewage treatment equipment, water softeners, filtration systems and RPZ apparatus. Tasks such as fault finding and servicing agricultural equipment on sugarcane and livestock farms to domestic household pumps.

Role Responsibilities

  • Install, commission and repair water treatment and sewage treatment plants
  • Maintain and service oil/water separators, water treatment and sewage treatment plants
  • Install, repair and maintain water softeners and filtration equipment
  • Complete service reports – written and electronically
  • Have initiative, the ability to work independently and within a team
  • Communicate effectively and have strong attention to detail
  • Adhere to strict safety standards, follow corporate work procedures and policies
  • Work away from home as required on occasion.


  • Have a current Plumber and Drainer Licence
  • Have post trade plumbing experience in a similar role/industry
  • Hold a current manual Driver’s License (MR Licence an advantage)
  • Be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol
  • Be legally permitted to work in Australia
  • Supply own hand tools

Experience and current competencies/qualifications an advantage

  • Certificate II or III in Water Operations
  • Backflow Prevention and On-site Sewage Facility plumbing endorsements
  • Gas Chlorination
  • Pump repair, maintenance and water softener filter knowledge and experience
  • Qld Construction Industry Card (White Card)
  • Current Poly Welding / Confined Space / Work at Heights qualifications
  • Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Generics and Mine site inductions
  • Machine operation experience (excavator, skid steer and front end loader etc.)

Please Note:

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted and must be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing.