Pump Crew Operator – Newcastle / Full Time

National Pump and Energy are currently looking to employ a Pump Crew Operator to join our national team in Newcastle.

About National Pump & Energy

National Pump & Energy are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and compressed air equipment and services. As an industry leader our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness.  We pride ourselves on finding good people who deliver quality and share a common goal. We provide the benefits you expect from a leading national company, but what makes us different?

  • Rewarding Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer a diverse fast-paced work environment
  • 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!

If you are chasing a rewarding career and job security with Australia’s leading pump, power and compressed air hire equipment specialists, we have multiple vacancies to join the team as an AIC Technician in the Newcastle branch. The successful candidates will be part of the assembly, installation and commissioning team and the location of work varies from workshop and onsite in line with operational requirements. The focus of the role is to perform maintenance and repairs; installations; commissioning; and mobilisation/de-mobilisation of plant & equipment associated with works in and around the water, wastewater and construction ground water industries. Works can also involve hydromining operations.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform installations and commissioning of small to large scale pumping systems
  • Mobilisation and demobilisation of pumping equipment
  • Conduct general workshop duties
  • Perform function testing of pumping systems
  • Flange Management
  • Manage OH&S and environmental hazards in the workplace and onsite
  • Ensuring timely completion for all inspection, testing and safety paperwork
  • Assisting with maintenance and repairs of plant and equipment
  • Work to system drawings and BOM’s
  • Assisting or collaborating with other departments to achieve key business objectives
  • Delivering exceptional customer service and championing the NPE brand
  • Other duties as directed by your supervisor 

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Current C-Class Driver’s Licence
  • General Construction Induction (White Card) ticket
  • High risk Forklift Licence (LF)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Ability to work with flexibility and initiative with limited direction or supervision
  • Patient, flexible and adaptable to changing and challenging circumstances with great problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and an ability to juggle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to work well with other team members and champion the NPE brand



  • Relevant Trade Certificate
  • Previous experience in a Mining environment with dewatering operations
  • Experience in Rental, Construction or Heavy industries
  • High risk Crane (CN / CV) Licence
  • HR Licence
  • Poly Welding Ticket
  • Confined Space Entry Ticket
  • Working from Heights Ticket
  • Dogging/Rigging Licence


Further information

We believe in providing a 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:

  • Be part of a growing national company
  • Generous yearly staff events
  • Total support in the role
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family
  • Generous discounts available on our online employee portal

If you are ready to join a champion team with supportive Management, submit your application and tell us how you meet the above criteria and will be the perfect fit for team NPE. Short-listing will commence immediately so get in quick to avoid disappointment.

Candidates must live in and have the right to work in Australia to be considered for the role. No agencies please. For further information on the role, please contact Ayla Montero – HR Coordinator on 0488 414 544. Applications close September 29th, 2021.

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Please apply via SEEK with your Resume/CV and cover letter, (applications close - 29/09/2021 No agencies please)

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