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Senior Technical Advisor - Chemicals

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Job Ref:  0JE7
Employer:  Water Corporations
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Perth WA, Australia (Show on map)
  • Engineering (Water Treatment)
  • Fixed Term until June 2019 – $120,000 + Super
  • Based in Leederville
We're recognised worldwide for our performance and innovation to secure water supplies for Western Australia in a changing climate. We're driven to make our state a great place to live and we have career opportunities to help make it happen. 
A career at Water Corporation can unlock the door to ongoing long term career development opportunities; we also support training and development, flexible work arrangements, health and lifestyle programs and generous company benefits. If you share our commitment to WA then consider Water Corporation as the next step in your career
About the role
You will be required to undertake a quality planning, definition, design and commissioning co-ordination services for Water Treatment Design projects and provide a centre of expertise, technical support and advice in water treatment, chemical systems and Dangerous Goods. This role is based in our Leederville office and reporting to our Senior Principal Engineer.
What the role will offer
  • Plan, lead and conduct compliance audits of the Corporation’s chemical dosing assets against the relevant standards and regulations
  • Investigate and report on chemical incidents at the Corporation’s chemical dosing facilities.
  • Coordinate the commissioning of new water treatment assets
  • Provide technical and operational advice and training on water treatment plants and processes.
  • Provide advice/direction on dangerous goods compliance requirements
  • Undertake the role of Chemicals Advisor on projects, providing direction to design managers on dangerous goods compliance requirements
  • Maintain a focus on continuous review and improvement of quality processes
Key skills and experience 
  • Substantial field related engineering experience, including water treatment plant chlorination and chemical systems design, operation and maintenance
  • Experience in conducting treatment plant safety reviews, audits and investigations.
  • Experience in coordinating the commissioning of water treatment plants and processes
  • Knowledge of engineering design processes and water related infrastructure assets and systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of statutory requirements, Dangerous Goods regulations, relevant Australian and national standards, and emerging issues that relate to water treatment chemical design, operation and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated capability of developing and presenting technical training programs
If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best outlines your relevant experience and demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.  Applications close on Friday, 7th September 2018.
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.

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