Pump & Pipe Installer / Labourer – Melbourne / Full Time

The successful candidate will be part of the assembly, installation and commissioning team.

About National Pump & Energy

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

Rewarding Work – Providing services such as disaster recovery management, 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!

About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power 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:

If you are chasing a rewarding career and job security with Australia’s leading pump, power and compressed air hire equipment specialists, we have an opportunity to join the team as a Pump & Pipe Installer/Labourer in our Derrimut Branch. The successful candidate will be part of the assembly, installation and commissioning team.

This is a primarily a field-based role, with an opportunity to explore rural areas, there will also be times in between site based activities where the role will be workshop based to prepare equipment and materials in preparation for site and project work in line with operational requirements.

The focus of the role is to perform maintenance and repairs of field-based systems; installations; commissioning; and mobilisation/de-mobilisation of plant & equipment associated with works in and around the water, waste-water and construction ground water industries. You must have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this role.

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 to prepare for upcoming project and site works
  • Perform function testing of pumping systems
  • 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
  • Interpret system drawings and BOM’s in order to pick and prepare for system installations on site
  • Assisting or collaborating with workshop trades to achieve key business objectives
  • Delivering exceptional customer service and championing the NPE brand

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • General Construction Induction ticket (or willing to obtain)
  • Confined Space Entry (or willing to obtain)
  • Patient, flexible and adaptable to changing and challenging circumstances with great problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with flexibility and initiative with limited direction or supervision
  • Excellent time management and an ability to juggle multiple competing priorities


  • Previous experience in a construction industry with ground dewatering, pipelaying or sewer pump station operations
  • Experience in Rental, Construction or Heavy industries
  • HR Licence
  • Poly Welding Ticket
  • Working from Heights Ticket
  • Dogging/Rigging Licence
  • Relevant Trade Certificate would advantageous (i.e. Plumbing)

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:

  • 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 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!

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