Operations & Maintenance Engineer

Operations & Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Operations & Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oaklands Park, South Australia
Salary: attractive package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH9907_1575957329
Contact Name: Ash McGrath
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2019 16:55

Job Description

Who will I be working for?

Our Client is a company that provides a wide range of services covering the entire water cycle including consulting and design, research and development, engineering and construction, and plant optimisation, to operations and maintenance, repairs, after-market service, supply of chemicals, consumables and spares. Their solutions are optimal, reliable and efficiently implemented, while their in-house expertise, extensive research, and access to leading global technologies, enables them to deliver objective solutions tailored to address their clients' unique set of needs.

Due to our clients ever-expanding customer base and projected further growth, they require assistance to meet their current customers' demands and those of their future customers. Therefore, our client is seeking to employ an experienced and self-motivated Service Technician with a water and wastewater treatment background in a permanent, full time capacity.

What exactly is this role doing?

The job role's main focus will be servicing and maintaining membrane systems (ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis), chemical dosing, media filtration (MMF, AMF, GAC), UV systems, water sampling, process monitoring, reporting and analyses etc.

The successful technician will possess a high level of expertise in the operation and optimisation of all manner of water and wastewater treatment equipment with a "hands-on" approach. They will possess the ability to analyse faults and make repairs as necessary.

Travel to remote areas and interstate will be required from time to time (occasionally at short notice); the successful candidate will be a backup for our mine site personal in QLD (8 days on - 6 days off/10-hour shifts) and will be required to travel to site either via charter flights, commercial airlines and/or driving. Initial local service trips will be typically 1-3 days, however can run up to a week.

Whats in it for me?

A competitive salary will be provided for the new service technician along with the required tools, mobile phone and notebook computer. Included in the remuneration package is statutory super 9.5% and 4 weeks annual leave per year.

What do you need to be successful?

The successful applicant will, as a minimum:

  • have at least 5 years' experience working with ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis systems.
  • have good knowledge of various servicing chemicals and handling of chemicals
  • have an understanding of water treatment processes and technologies
  • Exposure to account management
  • be able to pass a police check and medical for work at mines.
  • possess a current Australian driver's license.
  • be willing and fit to work in remote, hot, dry, humid, tropical, desert, solitary environments on short notice.
  • be able to work as part of a team.
  • be prepared to undergo training in various areas and be accustomed to lengthy inductions.
  • have a solid understanding of and a willingness to comply with all aspects of occupational health, safety and environmental protocols as they exist in all areas of our business.
  • possess wide knowledge of computers and communication programs such as MS Outlook, MS Excel, Word etc. and be capable of producing site visit and service reports.
  • be an excellent time manager.
  • be capable of leading others from time to time on sites where the need arises.
  • be amicable, agreeable, not argumentative and maintain a neat and presentable appearance as he/she is representing The Company.
  • be willing to undergo random drug and alcohol screening both at our customers' discretion on site.
  • Provide operational support to the Senior Process Engineer

Whilst not essential an electrical license will be viewed favourably. Any other competencies or tickets should be provided and may enhance the application, such as a mechanical certificate, construction industry white card or similar.

How to Apply?
If you are interested in this role please apply asap as our client is looking to appoint immediately. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence, Fuse never presents candidates to clients without consulting them first.