Mar 06, 2023

Water & Wastewater Treatment Relief Plant Operators

$30.00 - $40.00 hourly
  • Simmonds & Bristow Pty Ltd
  • QLD, Australia. NSW, Australia.
Contract Operations and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


Simmonds & Bristow help people make good clean water throughout Australia, with special emphasis on looking after small and remote communities, from mines, industry and resorts to rural towns and indigenous communities.

We are seeking multiple experienced Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators to join our Relief Services Team on an ongoing basis for fixed-term contracts across Queensland and New South Wales. Remuneration will be based on experience.

This is an opportunity for anyone with Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator experience to see our great country, meet new people and gain experience with diverse plant operations.

To be successful in this role:

  • Must hold a Certificate III in Water Operations, or above or equivalent years of experience.
  • Experience in the operations and maintenance of water and/or wastewater treatment plants.
  • Experience in Chlorine Gas handling preferred.
  • Confined space certification an advantage
  • Good written and spoken English plus the ability to follow procedures.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Basic computer skills

General daily duties may include:

  • Make up and dosing of plant chemicals.
  • Adjusting plant settings.
  • Day to day monitoring and controlling of plant/equipment.
  • Mechanical and electrical equipment monitoring.
  • Routine cleaning of plant and equipment.
  • Taking necessary readings throughout the day.
  • Keeping and maintaining of records.
  • Sampling and daily testing.
  • Troubleshooting if any unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any other works as directed day to day for plant operation and maintenance.

What's on offer:

  • Above award rates;
  • Overtime, super and accrual of annual leave
  • Paid travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Opportunity to work on ongoing contracts, experience and travel to different sites and locations all around Australia.
  • Join a small, well-structured and Australian owned full-service firm with over 50 years of service.

Start Date: Immediate Start

If you feel that you tick the boxes, we would like to hear from you.

A Resume must be attached and Cover Letter to address the required skills and experience would be preferred.

For a discussion about the position, please contact Lorena Ortiz on 07 3434 3800 or submit your Resume now by email to


Simmonds & Bristow

Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

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