Engineer - Water

Water Corporation

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/07/2018

Job Category:

Engineering / Environmental

Job description:
  • 12 Month Fixed Term opportunity
  • Competitive salary
  • Based in Kelmscott


The Aroona Alliance is a partnership between Water Corporation, Suez Environment and Broadspectrum working as one team to deliver operations, maintenance and asset management of the Perth metropolitan water and wastewater production and treatment assets.
Aroona’s vision is to drive operational performance and improve the water and wastewater services through its service objectives of Zero Harm, Value for Money, People Capability, Asset Management, Information Management and Water/Wastewater compliance.
About the role:
We have a 12 month acting opportunity for a qualified Environmental Engineer/Scientist in our Kelmscott Depot. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and implementing systems and procedures to ensure environmental compliance for the Public Drinking Water Source Catchments in the Perth Metropolitan area.
What the role will offer:
  • Implementation of policies, procedures and standards for catchment operations
  • Monitor, analyse and review Catchment Management Strategies
  • Liaising and consulting with other branches and external agencies to ensure efficient and responsive services and support are provided in relation to catchment operations
  • Undertakes Incident / Site Management
  • Liaising with the public, major customers and stakeholders on transient activities in surface water catchments
Key skills and experience:
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant Engineering, Scientific or Environmental discipline (5 years)
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills in an industry environment
  • Drinking water quality and/or Source Protection Management Knowledge and Experience
  • Current ‘C’ Class Drivers License
  • Ability to interpret Acts and Legislation
  • Report writing skills
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 Friday 20th July 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.