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Title:  Irrigation Apprentice - Various locations across SA and VIC


Waikerie, South Australia, Australia Mildura, South Australia, Australia Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia Renmark, South Australia, Australia Lameroo, South Australia, Australia

  • Grow your career with Australia’s leading water solutions business with 40 stores nationally
  • Apprenticeship opportunity
  • Various locations across South Australia and Victoria incl Mildura,VIC and  Lameroo, Barossa, Renmark, and Waikerie, SA


At Nutrien Ag Solutions, our purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien Water is a National Leader in the field of water management in Australia and part of Nutrien Ag Solutions.  For over 35 years we have been providing a broad range of markets with innovative and sustainable water management solutions. The industries which benefit from our expertise include agriculture, turf, mining & drilling, water treatment, civil construction, plumbing trades, home improvement and DIY. 


Employing the best and brightest minds, our business is supported by an extensive network of corporate branches, franchises, members and agents. Our team are experts in a range of different farming areas, including precision farming services, marketing livestock and wool, agricultural services, finance, insurance, ag merchandise, water and real estate.


In a company first, Nutrien Water is offering a 3-year Irrigation Apprenticeship, to those seeking a challenging and rewarding career in irrigation technologies.


About the Irrigation Apprenticeship


The Nutrien Water Irrigation Apprenticeship includes completion of the Certificate III in Irrigation Technology, a nationally recognised trade level certificate as part of the 36-month program.  Apprentices will acquire the skills and knowledge required to become an irrigation installer, operator, retailer or technician for residential, commercial or agriculture industries on completion of their studies.


Apprentices will learn on the job, working closely with mentors across the Nutrien Water business providing an opportunity to apply their theoretical learnings in the field.  This will include both internal and external industry experiences to provide a diverse range of opportunities. 


On the job training will include: Irrigation and Agronomy – Soils, Fertigation, Moisture monitoring and crop specific applications


  • Irrigation Systems, Horticulture, Viticulture, Micro Irrigation, Centre Pivots, Pumping infrastructure
  • Irrigation system Installation, Maintenance, Servicing, Automation and field work
  • Irrigation Design, Project management, Technical design, Engineering and Pumps
  • Irrigation Sales, Administration and Customer service


About You:


To be considered for the Nutrien Water Irrigation Apprenticeship, applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to learn, strong communication skills, problem solving and leadership potential.


Experience in the agriculture industry is not required, however we are looking for those who are genuinely passionate about supporting our farmers to manage their water.


Are you a good match?


Applications for the 2022 Nutrien Water Irrigation Apprenticeships are now open.


Applications must include.

  • Copy of your Resume 
  • Cover Letter outlining your passion for agriculture and how you relate to our company values of safety and integrity (one page


Apply today!


If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to gain exposure to Australia’s key growth industry, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about Nutrien Ag Solutions go to https://www.nutrienagsolutions.com.au/  or follow us on LinkedIn.


This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policies, you may be required to undergo a background check and/or a pre-employment medical. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Vaccination is required for all new hires  joining Nutrien Ag Solutions. All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless you have a medical exemption. Nutrien Ag Solutions commits to providing a safe workplace for our employees and customers.




Job Req Id:  1241

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