Technical Advisor - Wastewater Treatment


  • Fixed Term – 12 month opportunity
  • Based in Leederville
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About the role:
This role will provide a specialist engineering and scientific technical advice and support service to wastewater treatment operations throughout the Corporation under the general guidance of the Team Leader – Wastewater Treatment..
What the role will offer:
  • Undertake scientific and engineering investigations of wastewater treatment technologies across the state
  • Undertake site-based support for wastewater treatment plants
  • Provide support in the planning and execution of process commissioning activities for new, upgraded, modified or incident deployed wastewater treatment assets
  • Contribute to the provision of specialist advice to planning and engineering business units on wastewater treatment process requirements for new or upgraded treatment plants
  • Perform the routine review of wastewater treatment plant performance against performance criteria
Key skills and experience:
  • Tertiary qualification (Degree level or higher) in relevant scientific or engineering field
  • Knowledge and experience in wastewater treatment process design, operations, troubleshooting, chemistry or related laboratory and analytical services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in technical report writing and preparation of standards and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical mentorship to develop staff in wastewater treatment knowledge.
Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.
Applications close 23rd February 2020

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace:
Through our Equity and Diversity Management Plan and People Strategy, Water Corporation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future.
We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.
We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.
For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments.
As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check.
We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.