Waste Water Plant Operator

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Job description


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. The role requires a good understanding of the Waste Water Treatment process.


  • Mechanical and electrical background is preferred, and some process experience would be beneficial
  • Routine operational duties and regular maintenance tasks are a basic function of this role
  • General duties both inside and outside in all weathers
  • Process monitoring and completing record sheets and taking process samples
  • Manual work may be required from time to time
  • Role ranges from process control, operation of equipment and monitoring
  • Basic mechanical maintenance and repair
  • General cleaning, washing plant / areas down and ground maintenance
  • Treatment process is fully automated and has a comprehensive control systems
  • Proficiency in IT/computers important
  • Working alone at times. Awareness of need to follow formal procedures and safe working methods essential
  • Flexibility with hours of work is vital for this role including weekend work and bank holiday work
  • The role requires participation in a regular stand by and call out rota


  • Good use of reading English and excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills
  • Computer literacy and ability to use spreadsheets and other basic computer programmes necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong collaborative skills with an ability to work effectively on your own or in a team environment
  • Have a willingness to learn and be challenged in the water and wastewater Industry
  • Experience in the operation, maintenance of wastewater treatment plants – similar process experience will be considered
  • Experience in operating mechanical and electrical plant / machinery required
  • Valid safepass required and be able to ensure timely access to site – clean driving licence is mandatory.


Paul O'Brien

Paul O'Brien

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