• Simmonds & Bristow Pty Ltd
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  • Pin (2)NSW, QLD
  • UnionAU$63,000 - AU$73,000
  • Group (22) Operations and tenance , Wasterwater Treatment , Water Treatment

Posted : 5/07/24
Applications Close :4/08/24



Variety is the Spice of Life – A Treatment Plant Operator role where every day is different!!

  • Responsible for water and/or sewage treatment plants across Australia
  • Designing operation & maintenance processes and protocols
  • Work on existing ongoing contracts, gain experience, travel to regional and remote places around Australia.
  • Fulltime Work – Essential Work Fixed Term Employment
  • $37 - $40/hour + 11,5% super + penalty rates for overtime and call out + Leave entitlements + Travel and accommodation paid + vehicle on the job. 

Simmonds & Bristow (simmondsbristow.com.au) is an environmental leader in regional and remote water resources. We attribute our continued success to the dedication, knowledge, experience and innovation of our employees. Located close to rail services and only 20 minutes from Brisbane, we enjoy a modern office overlooking the picturesque Brisbane Golf Course.

This Relief Plant Operator role will provide the successful candidate with a variety of responsibilities and tasks that will keep them fully engaged. From managing wastewater treatments plants, on-site testing, maintenance/calibration of field equipment to developing job safety analyses and preparation of operation and maintenance manuals.

In addition to extensive proven experience as a Water and/or Wastewater Plant Operator, you will need to possess the following attributes that we believe will position you to be a successful high performer in this role:

  • Love being practical and really enjoy knowing how things work
  • Enjoy analysing technical data and researching topics of interest
  • Have the ability to take complex information and successfully communicate it to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Can analyse numbers and data with ease, you readily see mistakes in data sets
  • Work at a brisk pace and respond well to demands on your time
  • You don’t necessarily enjoy confronting others but you will if absolutely required
  • You are more an active listener than an active talker
  • If there is a problem you usually work out an innovative solution
  • Generally anticipate potential adverse issues before they happen
  • Your friends would say you are a timely decision maker using intuition & objective data
  • You can be like a dog-with-a-bone and dig your heals in when required

Current Positions available

  • Senior Water and Wastewater Operator -Central QLD
  • Standard Water and Wastewater Operator -Central QLD
  • Standard Water and Wastewater Operator -NSW

If the above resonates with you (even if you are currently happy where you are) we may just have the opportunity and career you have been looking for. To apply please submit your cover letter and resume today. If you have any questions about this very exciting role, please don’t hesitate to email lorenao@simmondsbristow.com.au 

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