Wastewater Supervisor

Horowhenua/Levin, Australia
Sep 14, 2020
Oct 14, 2020
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Downer maintains longstanding contracts and significant operational expertise to over a quarter of New Zealanders. We are proud to be working together with the Horowhenua District Council on the 3 Waters Alliance contract which manages the reticulation network, water and wastewater treatment plants, the annual 3 waters renewals programme and the capital projects for the Horowhenua region.

We are looking for a Wastewater Supervisor to join our team!

This is a technical and supervisory role with responsibility for a team of operators tasked with ensuring that the Horowhenua District Council wastewater treatment facilities are maintained to the highest standard and are operated to achieve NZ Drinking Water Standards and Resource Consent compliance.

Working within a dedicated maintenance team delivering the most efficient and quality-driven service to our clients and their customers, your key duties will include:
  • Providing leadership, management and technical input to the treatment team,
  • Planning, organising, and controlling treatment activities and projects to deliver contract requirements and to achieve targeted performance,
  • Managing financial activities to ensure cost control and profitable return on work completed
  • Proactively identifying improvements and leading implementation across the contract.

About you:

We would like to hear from you if you have the following skills and attributes
  • 100% commitment to health and safety
  • Current and relevant industry experience and qualifications
  • Leadership behaviours that empower others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team-building and relationship development skills
  • Active problem solver and effective decision-maker
  • High level of IT competence and a quick learner of new systems
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • Ability to work effectively with Client and their customers

A role with the Downer Water Team can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 573291 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol-free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

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