Flow Systems Pty Ltd is a sustainable multi-utility providing drinking water, recycled water, wastewater services, embedded energy networks and hot water systems to communities including greenfield and urban infill communities.
In total, Flow Systems is providing utility services to over 400 communities and ultimately 100,000 customers in the next five years.
Our people drive our mission of creating next generation utilities that enable self-sufficient communities by exceeding the expectations of our customers through sustainable innovation, leadership and smart-thinking.
We are seeking
An experienced Level 2 Water Scheme Operators to provide quality control oversight, operation, maintenance and protection of the water distribution and sewerage networks and on property infrastructure within Flow's water utility schemes in order to provide reliable and safe supply of drinking and/or recycled water and sewerage services.
This position will be located at our water utility schemes in Northwest Sydney, with travel to other site locations as required.
The role will also support the Scheme Operator in operating and maintaining Local Water Centres (sewage and/or stormwater treatment facilities).
Quality control oversight, operation, maintenance and protection of water distribution and sewerage networks and on-property infrastructure in accordance with Flow's policies and procedures, ensuring compliance or exceedance of regulatory requirements, customer expectations and industry best practice.
Establish rapport with development contractors installing network infrastructure and maintain quality control oversight of the works through audits, inspections and record keeping
Review as-built records of network infrastructure to ensure accuracy
Utility representative for handover of network assets from developer to Flow operations
Establish rapport with home and commercial builder and their contractors to ensure protection of Flow assets.
Quality control oversight of Flow’s connection contractors
Liaise with Network Engineering team to implement optimal network operation with changing environment of new stages and connections including valve operation and network flushing regimes to maintain water quality
Interact with, operate and respond to control and monitoring systems and alarms including field devices, programmable logic controllers, SCADA systems and the online portal for on-lot infrastructure monitoring and control
Conduct maintenance and operation of water distribution and sewerage network infrastructure including, where within competency, performing minor maintenance and repairs
Conduct regular cross-connection checks in accordance with Flow's procedures
Supervise and audit operations, maintenance and connection contractors and suppliers to ensure compliance with Flow's management systems and procedures in their provision of products and services in water distribution and sewerage network and on-property infrastructure
Standby for third party works near critical Flow assets
Maintain detailed records
Support Scheme Operators in the operations and maintenance of Local Water Centres - Flow's sewerage and/or stormwater treatment facilities
Support other facets of Operations from time to time
Respond to operation incidents and alarms in and out of hours and participation in the operations on-call roster for weekend work
Immediate response to and management of incidents and minimise environmental impacts in accordance with Flow policies and procedures and regulatory requirements
Liaise with Flow's Retail team in managing service outages and any other incidents that have or will potentially impact customers, the environment or Flow's license provisions.
Feedback to Flow's Scheme Implementation and Network Delivery teams to provide operational and technical assistance relating to new Local Water Centres, water distribution and sewerage networks and on-property infrastructure design, construction and commisioning.
Contribute to the implementation and improvement of relevant Business Management System documentation including procedures, Safe Work Method Statements, operation and maintenance manuals etc.
Be an Ambassador for Flow's brand to all stakeholders
Skills and Experience
Electrical and/ or plumbing trade certificate.
Completion or working towards completion of Certificate II in Water Industry Treatment (or other speciality in the National Water Training Package) is preferred
Current drivers license
Construction induction card (White Card)
Background and understanding of the Water treatment/utilities sector
Commissioning and/or operation of network infrastructure
Familiar with operating controls
Proficient in MS Office
Experience in stakeholder management in an operations context and across business units
Experience in Oracle NetSuite preferred
Experience in Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (PC and Mobile applications) is essential
Strong skills in trouble-shooting, problem solving and conflict resolution
Successful candidates will be a confident and clear communicator with ability quickly establish rapport with customers and key stakeholders. Working independently in a small enterprise candidates will be able to manage time and prioritise competing responsibilities with a dedication to continuous improvement. Candidate will be flexible with travel intrastate and interstate as required from time to time.
You will be working within an energetic organisation that encourages your growth and development and provides the best of facilities for its employees.
You will enjoy a collaborative work culture where you will be supported and empowered to contribute your ideas and identify opportunities for your team, the business and yourself. We are dedicated to the values of diversity and inclusion and have a firm commitment to ethical practices and corporate responsibilities.
Health and well-being initatives
Corporate discounts available
You can learn more about Flow by visiting https:www.flowsystems.com.au/
Flow Systems Pty Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at Flow are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Flow will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Flow encourages applicants of all ages.
The Altogether group is owned by the Sustainable Communities Infrastructure Trust, an Australian trust managed by Morrison & Co, who is a private infrastructure investment firm. Supporting businesses that deliver essential services to local communities, it has over AUD$15bn of funds under management, with significant investments in regional-scale wind and solar generation, seawater desalination and green data centres. It is a responsible investor, with a strong commitment to ethical and sustainable business.
At Altogether, we deliver reliable, localised essential services for the prosperity of people, the community and the planet by forging our own path and keeping resources and jobs local. Over 400 communities already benefit from the Altogether experience — from global leading recycled water systems at Central Park in Sydney, to efficient embedded energy networks in the iconic high rise communities of Brisbane Skytower, Q1 and Southport Central in Queensland, new towns at Huntlee and Box Hill in NSW and smartgrids at The Orchards, NSW and Seachange Toowoomba in Queensland.