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
Four month contract in regional New South Wales from immediately until 28/01/2022.
Monday to Friday
Tasks to be undertaken
Assist team leaders in procuring necessary parts and equipment or organise emergency repairs of Water & Sewer Infrastructure in Walgett Shire.
Ensure continuity of weekly drinking water sampling and sewage sampling for Covid-19 surveillance, including reporting and response. This may include bi-annual chemistry sampling of drinking water.
Enter daily plant operator's sheets for water treatment plants, receive updates and feedback on plant performance. Report breaches of CCPs to NSW Health.
Provide assistance with engineering and management advice as required by the Council.
Assist with emergency repair works which may involve planning and directing the field staff and assigning duties as per information available.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering/Technical Services with updates on ongoing works.
Liaising with DPIE, NSW Health, EPA, and Public Works Advisory as required.
Organise/manage the following ongoing/essential projects (All relevant information/ documentation available will be provided.):
Trickle Filter Repair
Manhole Sealing Works
Integrated Water Cycle Management Strategy
Sewerage Treatment Plant Flow Meter - Inlet
Storage Tank Upgrade (2 x 150,000 L tanks in balanced connection with above ground hydrants along the main)
Bore Bath Pump Station installation
Raising Tanks & Changing Pump Control
Hydration Stations installation
River Pump Station Flow Meter installation
Sewer Mains Condition Assessment - management of contractors
Tertiary qualification in Civil/Process/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Experience in Water / Wastewater Industry
7 to 15 years post graduate engineering experience
Accommodation for the four month duration
If you feel that you tick most of these 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 confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jamee Cook at 07 3434 3800 or 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.