Seqwater and Wood Group have established a partnership to maintain the South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Grid and water supply assets.
The five-year collaborative contract, worth around $US30 million, will see the formation of a single maintenance team sourced from both companies.
“Seqwater looks forward to working with Wood Group to deliver the best value maintenance services for our essential water supply infrastructure, and support our promise to the community – Water for life,” said Seqwater CEO Peter Dennis.
Meanwhile, Wood Group Chief Executive Robin Watson says the company has the experience to deliver the maintenance services efficiently and with enhanced value.
“We will leverage our expertise in electrical, instrumentation, mechanical, pipeline and civil maintenance to support Seqwater’s diverse portfolio of assets, including dams, water treatment plants, pumping stations, bore fields and bulk water pipelines,” said Mr Watson.
“Our commitment to developing local content where we operate will be reflected, with a focus on providing employment opportunities across South East Queensland.”
Approximately 70 new jobs will be created within Wood Group, with the contract taking effect on 1 October.