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Process Technician

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Date: 23-Jan-2019

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: Broadspectrum

Allwater are currently seeking a suitably experienced candidate to fulfil the role of Process Technician. You will be primarily based at our Aldinga Wastewater Treatment Plant, however as required the role will also necessitate work based at the Christies Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Myponga Wastewater Treatment Plant. This is a 6 month fixed term position with the potential to go permanent.

Joining an experienced and dedicated team who are part of our Wastewater and Reuse Operations Group, you will play an important role in the effective operation of multiple wastewater treatment plants and recycled water treatment plants / systems. Reporting to the Aldinga Plant Supervisor, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the efficient operation of the plants are delivered in a compliant, safe and environmentally sound manner. 
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plants and recycled water treatment plants / systems in accordance with business requirements.
  • Monitoring and implementing the necessary operational changes in consultation with the Plant Supervisor. 
  • Participating in site activities to ensure compliance with stringent quality, safety and environmental procedures.
  • Sampling and laboratory testing requirements.
  • Undertaking general operational, technical and plant maintenance duties whilst maintaining documentation in accordance with ISO certification requirements. 
  • Undertaking manual tasks as required, operating as a part of a small team ensuring the needs of the plants are met.

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills which will enable you to foster positive working relationships with a number of stakeholders. 
  • Proven experience in a similar role in water or wastewater treatment, maintenance or operations and or qualifications in a relevant technical/trade discipline will be highly regarded.
  • A methodical approach and high attention to detail.
  • Good general understanding of IT systems and computer literacy. Experience with SCADA and automated control systems is highly desirable.
  • A hands on and proactive approach to fault finding and troubleshooting both simple and more advanced integrated systems.
  • An ability to interpret reference documents and site drawings.  

Key requirements:

  • Awareness of current WHS policies and procedures
  • A flexible approach to your working hours to cover the requirements of this position which include a rostered on-call function
  • Current unrestricted Australian driver’s license is required.
  • Verification of qualifications/licenses will be undertaken along with pre-employment medicals and background police checks for all shortlisted candidates.
  • The right to work in Australia

To apply for this position, please forward a current CV and Cover Letter addressing the key criteria, by clicking ‘APPLY’ and following the prompts by Monday 4th February 2019.

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