Monitoring Technician

Last updated 11 days ago
Location:Auckland
Job Type:Full Time

Mott MacDonald is a dynamic and innovative management, engineering and development consultancy working on landmark projects worldwide. Wholly independent and employee owned, we have staff worldwide working in sectors including transport, energy, buildings, water and advisory.

We are seeking Monitoring Technicians to join a specialist team working on critical water and wastewater network monitoring projects. Thorough this work we support large infrastructure upgrades and provide real-time data on network performance including overflow alarming. Our team is highly regarded in the industry and over many years have developed proven systems to deliver quality results for clients.

It is a physically active, mostly outdoor role. A typical day will be installing and servicing high tech gadgets in environments such as wastewater manholes, stormwater pipes, above ground instrument cabinets and treatment plants. The nature of the work means you can't be afraid to get a little dirty from time to time while you work on interesting technical problems.

You'll be working with a small crew or alone and safety won't be compromised. The site-based aspects are balanced with office based organisational work including checking data, scheduling maintenance and reporting on the performance of your sites to engineers, scientists and managers within our Water team.

Candidate Specification :
We are open to meeting candidates with varying backgrounds who are practical, aren't afraid of working with wastewater, and have a high level of safety awareness. You may already be in the water industry and looking for a change. Tradespeople or labourers looking to move to a more technical field would also be a great fit.

Experience in water and instrumentation are an advantage however, we recognise that candidates may have not have this. As long as you have a basic set of skills and a good attitude, full job specific training will be provided along with all required safety equipment and vaccinations.

Basic ability in word, excel and software is beneficial.

The successful candidate/s will be based in our central Auckland office but may be required to undertake short-term travel both in New Zealand and Australia if required.

The person who ideally will be suited to the role will have the following attributes:

* Interest in water and the environment
* Practical (can skilfully use all standard tools and materials)
* Has basic self-organisational and software skills (email, word, excel etc.)
* Physically fit and able to pass a full medical test
* Willing to work around wastewater and in manholes (confined spaces)
* Willing to work night shifts from time to time
* Able to travel out of town overnight/multiple nights
* Full NZ drivers licence
* Legally entitled to work in New Zealand

In turn you'll be working on significant projects that shape the communities in which we live. You will build connections with our local team and be a part of a great global business.

Job Profile :
We are a uniquely diverse global management, engineering and development consultancy that offers a range of opportunities to work with expert practitioners on expansive and challenging construction projects globally and across New Zealand.

At Mott MacDonald we are always looking for the best people to join us.

In return, we offer opportunities for strong career progression by contributing to boutique and large scale local and international projects.

We offer you all the benefits that come from working in a global consultancy, including a competitive salary, ongoing professional support, career development and a great opportunity to work on key projects.

We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability.

There's no time like the present to make a change.