Mar 25, 2021

Operations Manager ATJV

  • TRILITY Pty Ltd
  • Mundaring WA, Australia
Full time Engineering (process) Operations and Maintenance Project Management Water Treatment


Bring your leadership, business acumen and operations experience and join the team at the Mundaring WTP as the Operations Manager. This is an outstanding career opportunity for someone who is looking for a permanent and progressive role in the dynamic water industry.

Role Purpose

The purpose of this challenging and rewarding position is to successfully lead the ACCIONA TRILITY Joint Venture (ATJV) Operations and Maintenance team on the Mundaring Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Contract, ensuring safe, efficient, profitable, compliant and innovative operations and maintenance services.

The role will be best suited to someone who has a water sector background and a track record of strong team and leadership capabilities, contract administration and the skills to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. Demonstratable budgeting, contract and management systems knowledge is also required as is the confidence to make complex decisions in a rapidly changing environment.

Offering a competitive remuneration, this is a full-time site-based role and requires the flexibility for some intra and interstate travel.

Key Duties

Reporting to the General Manager Operations (and to the ATJV Board), this role will require the successful person to have the following:

Professional/Technical Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Water Treatment experience
  • Demonstrated high level of commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated financial management and budgeting skills on similar contracts
  • A track record in managing and leading operations and maintenance teams on high profile contracts
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining effective and harmonious relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and
  • Demonstrated and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the principles, policies and practices associated with safety, environmental and quality management systems, and their application.

Personal Competencies

  • Be enthusiastic and dedicated, with high levels of initiative and drive
  • Possess a high level of maturity, with the ability to make decisions with minimal direction and guidance
  • Possess sound judgement in relation to commercial and operational issues
  • Be flexible with the ability to adapt to change and rapidly apply new knowledge
  • Possess strong leadership capabilities and be an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated sound judgement in relation to being accountable to and working with client’s representatives
  • Possess superior problem-solving skills
  • Be able to effectively deal with competing priorities and manage risks
  • Be able to work independently for long periods
  • Be able to effectively manage client interfaces and stakeholder relationships and
  • Possess sound report writing skills.

Educational/Vocational Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or a related discipline and/or equivalent experience

While not essential, the following skills and abilities will be highly regarded:

  • Water Treatment experience in DAFF / BAC
  • Minimum 10 years demonstrated experience at a Senior level in the operations and maintenance of large-scale water infrastructure
  • Sound knowledge of water quality management issues and practices associated with potable water supply to customers and
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related discipline.


  • Great people
  • Flexible working and leave options
  • Career development opportunities with a growing company
  • Wellbeing Program & EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Modern offices and facilities and
  • Positive environment where team and individual efforts are recognised.

We want this position filled quickly, so if you believe that you have the necessary skills, drive and attitude to be successful in the role, submit a cover letter and current CV using the SEEK Apply button, by COB Friday 2nd April 2021.

For information about TRILITY, go to our website

TRILITY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer who seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We encourage people from any background/culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, or people with an impairment to apply for this role.


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