Process Technician (Adelaide, SA, AU)

  • Broadspectrum
  • 25/09/2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum and Suez, have teamed together as Allwater - an internationally experienced team that combines operating and technical excellence on a global scale within the Water and Wastewater Industry.

Together with our Alliance partner SA Water, Allwater is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater networks and associated assets throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area.

  • Myponga Water Treatment Plant
  • Full-time, permanent position

Allwater are seeking a permanent full time Process Technician to join our Southern Water Treatment Operations Team. Working across the Southern Metro Water Treatment Plants (WTP), the successful candidate will be a part of Allwater’s commitment to world class water quality by ensuring both public health and customer satisfaction is maintained at a level second to none. Joining an experienced and dedicated team, you will play an important role in the effective operation of the southern WTPs.

Based primarily at Myponga WTP and reporting to the Myponga WTP Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring that the efficient operation and maintenance of the plant is delivered in a compliant, safe and environmentally sound manner.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Operating and maintaining the Water Treatment Plant 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 water testing requirements
  • Undertaking general operational, technical and plant maintenance duties whilst maintaining documentation in accordance with ISO certification requirements

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills which will enable you to foster positive working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Proven experience in a similar role in water or wastewater treatment operations or maintenance will be advantageous
  • A methodical approach and high attention to detail will be necessary to record and analyse crucial data effectively
  • Experience with SCADA, automated control systems, good general understanding of IT systems is  desirable
  • Your technical aptitude and acumen will ensure that you are able to identify and troubleshoot crucial process issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Flexible approach to your working hours will also be essential to cover the requirements of the position

Key requirements:

  • Qualifications in a technical/trade discipline
  • Some out of hours work will be required and participation in a rostered on-call function at the rate of 1 week in 4 will be required as part of the position
  • 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 this position, please forward an updated CV and Cover Letter by clicking ‘APPLY’ and following the prompts no later than COB Friday 5 October 2018.

Allwater prides itself on a commitment to safety, a drive for excellence and offers challenge, growth and career opportunity in a supportive working environment.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 101781