Wastewater Operator

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary$0 - $45 per hour, Benefits: + Super + Penalties
Job type Casual
DisciplineChemical & ProcessLabourer

Job description

Our client's business purpose is "Sustainable management of water services to make Western Australia a great place to live and invest".
Their aim is to reduce water use and increase wastewater recycling while developing new water sources with a strong focus on those that are independent of climate. Their values are a key component of their culture. They are the principles that guide the way they work, drive their behaviours and help them achieve their goals.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Civil Operator to join their Mandurah team. As part of the Perth Region Field Service team, you will be regularly outdoors, operating, inspecting, and maintaining wastewater systems.

Key Responsibilities: 
• Operate, maintain, monitor, and repair wastewater assets, operational sites and public facilities as required.
• Carry out operation and maintenance tasks requiring use of specialist tools, plant, and equipment
• Participate in safe job planning, team meetings and workplace inspections.
• Demonstrate leadership by ensuring that all work is undertaken with safety as the priority in the provision of a work environment where no injury is considered acceptable, and all activities are undertaken without compromising health and safety.
• Ability to work after hours and participate on a standby roster

Key skills and experience:
• Able to work in a wastewater environment (sewage) – relevant vaccinations required/provided
• Western Australian MR or higher-Class Drivers Licence
• Current Confined Space, Working at Heights, White Card and Gas Test Atmospheres tickets
• Experience in water supply and wastewater systems
• Required to be fully vaccinated with Hep A & B
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills

This is a full-time role operating on a rotational roster 7 days per week. You will work a minimum of 38 hours per week with penalties applying based on your roster and shift timings. 

Interviews will commence immediately so if you would like to be considered for this role please submit your application today, or email Brendan on bcasse@dfp.com.au if you have any questions.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.