Nov 25, 2020

Water Industry Trainer - Specialised in Water & Sewage Network

  • Simmonds & Bristow Pty Ltd
  • Rocklea QLD, Australia (Regular travel will be required)
Full time   Engineering Engineering (environmental) Engineering (process) Science (environmental) Training


Are you ready to pass on your hard won skills and knowledge in Water Industry to the next generation in regional and remote communities? Here is an opportunity for you.  This position is available due to significant business growth recently. 

The Company

Simmonds and Bristow (Est 1965) is a well-recognised Registered Training Organisation, providing training, environmental and engineering consulting service, based at Rocklea in Brisbane.

Learn who we are and what we do from our website:

The Role

  • Deliver and assess qualifications and units of competency under National Water Training Package
  • Develop learner resource materials
  • Support the learners through their course study
  • Contribute to assessment validation and quality process

To provide the hands-on and practical training, you will need to travel to the student’s workplace, quite often in regional and remote areas.  All travel will be organised and paid for by the company. A typical routine is 2 weeks out then 2 weeks back to the home base to catch up with assessment / administrative paperwork.

Who we are looking for?

  • Currently working in the water industry with a passion for water technologies and water management;
  • Have a desire to instruct and develop others;
  • Patient, build trust easy with others, have the initiative to solve problems and seek information to understand students' needs & expectations;
  • Enjoy a bit of travelling and a bit of time in office;
  • Work under direction not close supervision

Skills & Experience


  • Significant practical experience in operating/managing/engineering water supply or sewage reticulation systems;
  • Diploma or above level qualification in water related discipline.


  • Holding the Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or TAE40110), Diploma or above qualification in adult education;
  • Excellent written, with a flair for making technical subjects interesting and great verbal communication skills in English.

What’s on Offer

  • Competitive salary (plus super) depending on qualification and experience;
  • A fantastic opportunity to join a group of passionate engineers, scientists, trainers and operators, helping regional and remote communities make good clean water, catchment to cup and back again;
  • A small and well-structured consultancy firm with over 50 years of service to Australian water industry;
  • Take the business travel opportunity to experience new places and meet new people
  • Company culture encourage and support professional development
  • Be part of the staff profit share bonus scheme
  • Stable long-term employment
  • Employment base and arrangement is flexible for the right candidate.

How to apply

Does this sound like you? If you tick most of the other boxes, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit your application via the portal on Seek (find the link here).  A resume must be attached and Cover Letter to address the required skills and experience would be preferred.

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Xin Zhang or David Bristow at 07 3434 3800, or email 


Simmonds & Bristow Pty Ltd

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Degree targeted

Diploma or above level qualification in water related discipline

Cert IV in Training and Assessment, or above

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