Local recruitment: Senior Engineer (Water Treatment)

Government of New South Wales

Parramatta NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:NSW Public Works
Job category:Engineering | Engineering
Job location:Regional NSWStatewideCentral & North Coasts – Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North CoastRegional NSW / Goulburn & Southern TablelandsRegional NSW / Dubbo & West NSWRegional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job reference number:503174
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 9/10
Closing date:17/04/2023 – 11:55 PM
  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • LOCATION: Parramatta
  • Salary ranging from $116,211 to $128,061 + Super depending on your level of experience, we also offer Leave Loading, Flex Leave and plenty of other fantastic benefits!
  • Closing Date: Monday 17 April 2023 at 11:55pm

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

About Us

NSW Public Works (NSWPW) is part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW), and supports local and state government agencies to deliver critical infrastructure projects by providing expert advisory, planning, design, delivery and support services.  Our work is in the hospitals, dams, water treatment plants and high schools – the real foundations of prosperous communities.  We provide impartial advice and support at all levels of government and the private sector, and partner with experts to maximise the benefits of our knowledge and experience. We have offices all over the state, and provide local expertise for local issues. Our people are focussed on providing improved services to regional communities

Our team have access to a range of benefits that help you balance your life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and, health and well being programs. While we work flexibly, there will be an expectation that you will live within a reasonable distance of the office and frequent the office an average of 3 days a week. There will also be opportunity for travelling to regional towns during the course of a project.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced water treatment engineer to join NSW Public Works’ Water Resources Management Team. The position will be mainly responsible for undertaking investigation, design and commissioning of water and wastewater treatment plants and ancillary infrastructure. Reporting to the Principal Engineer, you will have:

  • Degree qualification in chemical or process engineering, or related discipline, together with proven extensive professional experience working in the water treatment field.
  • More than 10 years demonstrated post-graduate experience in design, installation, and commissioning of new water treatment plants and upgrading of existing plants.
  • Proven experience in site investigations, water quality analysis, options development, concept design and preparation of technical specifications.
  • Proven experience in commissioning of conventional treatment plants.
  • Proven experience in fault diagnosis in conventional treatment plants.
  • High-level communication skills, both oral and written and provision of technical leadership, advice and services.
  • Experience in municipal sewage treatment plants will be an added benefit and highly regarded.

The candidate shall have the ability to complete projects independently from beginning to end with the help of other junior engineers and support from the Principal Engineer. The candidate will also work with a multi-disciplinary team comprising of civil, mechanical and electrical engineers.

Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the role description.

Additionally, if you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Jay Ariyawanse, Principal Engineer, Ph. 0410 320 081 or email jay.ariyawanse@pwa.nsw.gov.au.

recruitment talent pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.





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