FIFO Water Treatment Service Technician – Brisbane / Full Time

As the Water Treatment Service Technician, you will work on water management projects from conception and planning to implementation and completion.

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About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and water treatment solutions. As an industry leader our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness.

About the Role:

As the Water Treatment Service Technician, you will work on water management projects from conception and planning to implementation and completion. You will demonstrate a sound understanding of water/wastewater treatment processes to assist in the operation, maintenance, monitoring, and adjustment.

We are seeking a FIFO Water Treatment Service Technician working a 2/2 roster to join our team.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

. Analyse and interpret water quality data and characteristics to develop reports, specifications, and associated documentation.
. Install/maintain water treatment system components (dosing pumps, monitoring controllers, water quality monitoring probes, and chemical transfers) in line with environmental and legislative requirements.
. Prepare water treatment equipment for hire and complete general maintenance of systems.
. Identify project risks and provide recommendations to eliminate the risk to the project delivery team prior to acceptance.
. Apply standards to ensure all projects comply with policy, legislation, guidelines, and licensing requirements.
. Monitoring programs for groundwater, surface water and treatment system process water
. Bench/Jar testing of raw water samples to determine treatment chemicals and process.
. Calculating/forecasting chemical dosing rates and usage
. Collaborate in the development of water treatment designs and groundwater table management (including pump systems and pipe networks)
. Understanding the specific needs of the customer and collaborating as part of a team to develop appropriate technologies to deliver required outcomes.

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


. Current Driver’s License
. Relevant Tertiary Qualification/s (Environmental Science, Geology, Earth Sciences, Engineering in Chemical, Environmental Engineering – or related field)
. Demonstrated experience in environmental consulting/engineering (focus in environmental remediation/water treatment would be advantageous)
. Groundwater sampling, field water quality monitoring equipment, lab sample preparation/collection and bench/jar testing
. Strong chemical and mechanical understanding i.e., water chemistry, process engineering, heat transfer, fluids, thermodynamics, strength of materials, material sciences
. Design and operation of water treatment equipment involving chemical dosing, ion exchange, adsorption, filtration, and automated control systems.
. Strong technical writing and reporting skills
. Mechanical or Electrical & control system aptitude
. Awareness and understanding of current environmental issues and legislative requirements to maintain compliance with State, Federal and local laws, regulations, and policies.
. Knowledge of water/wastewater treatment processes
. Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve and work with flexibility and initiative.


. Experience in the Rental, Mining, Construction or Heavy industries would be advantageous.
. Relevant trade experience (such as chemical, water, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and or laboratory work)
. Construction White Card

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