Simmonds and Bristow (Est 1965) is a well-recognised, long term stable and Covid resilient water industry service provider delivering Plant Operations and Maintenance, Relief Operators, Engineering & Scientific Advice and Operator and EHO training (as an RTO - 1735) based at Rocklea in Brisbane.
We 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.
About the role
We are looking for Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators withChlorine Gas Handling Certification to help service a regionalNew South Wales council facilityon a fixed-term contract from September until end of December 2021. Roster 4 Weeks on / 2 Weeks off.
The ideal candidate will have:
Must hold a Certificate III in Water Operations, or above, or equivalent.
Experience in operating/maintaining water and waste water treatment plants.
Maintenance and Calibration of field equipment (dissolved oxygen meters, field analyses and pH meters).
Assist in the preparation of Operation and Maintenance Manuals for Water and Wastewater Treatment plant operation and sampling activities.
Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with our safety policy and procedures.
Will hold themselves to high professional standards and be a self-starter.
The ability to communicate effectively with management and liaise with clients is important, as is a flexible attitude to work hours.
Calm, systematic and logical approach to problem-solving
Ability to work independently
Willing to provide on-call coverage, respond to call-outs and do additional O/T if needed.
Good written and spoken English plus the ability to follow procedures.
Basic computer skills
What is highly sought after but not a requirement:
Certificate in Plumbing or Electrical
Operate Breathing Apparatus Certification
Work in Confined Spaces Certification
Chlorine Gas Handling Certification
Working at Heights Certification
What’s on offer
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and are always looking for innovative ways to motivate and retain our team members.
Competitive rates, variable to recognise qualifications, capability and experience;
Opportunity for on-call and/or call-out and overtime
A small, well-structured and Australian owned consultancy firm with over 50 years of service;
Work in the essential services industry
Opportunity to work, experience and travel to different sites and locations.
If you feel that you tick most of these boxes, we would like to hear from you.
Please click the “Apply” button to submit your application via Seek. A resume must be attached and Cover Letter to address the required skills and experience would be preferred.
For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jamee Cook at 07 3434 3800or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Simmonds & Bristow (Est 1965) are integrated water specialists helping regional, remote and small communities across Australia and the South Pacific make good clean water. By choosing Simmonds & Bristow for your water needs you can count on being serviced by a team of highly-skilled, professional consultants who have a wealth of industry experience and knowledge.