Electricity, gas & water

Department of Environment and Primary Industries

Jobs in the electricity, gas or water industries cover a diverse range of areas.

Typically you will be working for businesses or organisations involved in:

  • Generating or supplying electricity
  • Manufacturing gas from coal or petroleum
  • Supplying town gas, natural gas or liquified petroleum gas
  • Supplying or storing water
  • Operating sewerage or drainage systems or plants

Associations, peak bodies & government organisations

Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.

Australian Gas Association
Australian Water Association
Clean Energy Council
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Earth Resources
Energy and Water Ombudsman (Victoria)
Energy Supply Association of Australia 
Gas Energy Australia

Career profiles

Find out about the types of jobs that people do in the electricity, gas and water industries.

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