Pump Crew Operator – Mackay / Full Time

Looking for a motivated Pump Crew Operator to join our team!

About National Pump & Energy

We provide the benefits you expect from a national company, but what makes us different?

Rewarding Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer diverse and challenging work.

Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team.

Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!

About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power, dewatering and water treatment solutions. As an industry leader, our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness.

About the Role:

We are looking for an upbeat Pump Crew Operator to join our Mackay Projects team. This role is a permanent, full time DIDO position, working 7 days on and 7 days off. You will perform operation repairs and maintenance to plant and equipment on site, which includes mine site dewatering. You must have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this role.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountability for the installation, maintenance and monitoring of equipment (including pump and diesel fleet)
  • Complete the welding and installation of HDPE pipelines
  • Pre-start on equipment and monitoring oil levels
  • Accurate and timely recording of service information
  • Monitor water levels in dams to ensure supply
  • Ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner
  • Effective communication on day-to-day activities
  • Other duties as directed by your Manager

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring water levels in an open pit dam
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate general pump installations (including associated pipework as well as dewatering)
  • Ability to run an installation from arrival on site to completion of each job
  • Demonstrated knowledge of monitoring the conditions of the dewatering equipment
  • Ability to read, interpret and record pressure gauge readings
  • Solid knowledge in pumping fundamentals
  • Demonstrated understanding of priming systems
  • Basic mechanical diagnostic knowledge
  • Organised and able to work without supervision
  • Current Driver’s Licence


  • Experience working in Mining Dewatering, Rental, Construction or Heavy industries
  • Supervisor Certificate
  • Standard 11
  • MR Truck Licence
  • Relevant tickets including but not limited to: Forklift, Manitou, Excavator, Poly-welding, Chainsaw, Rigging and Confined Space Entry

Further information

We believe in providing great employee experience. Therefore, we invest in perks, benefits, and experiences to make the employee journey the best it can be. You will be offered the following benefits and more:

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Opportunity to grow within the business and own what you do
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family
  • Great savings on Private Health Insurance
  • Generous discounts available on our online employee portal (Save $ at popular retailers including JB Hifi, Event Cinemas and many more!)

Still curious about what makes NPE a great place to work? Get the inside scoop about #LifeatNPE from our team by checking out employee ratings on SEEK.

For further information on the role, contact people@nationalpump.com.au. Shortlisting will commence immediately – Don’t delay, apply today!

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you are successful, you will be subject to a pre-employment medical and reference checks.

Contact information


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Please apply via SEEK with your Resume/CV and cover letter, (applications close - 16/05/2024 No agencies please)

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