Head of Treatment Maintenance and Automation (In-house) at Wellington Water, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Be part of a dynamic and outcomes focused Group Leadership team
- Opportunity for ongoing training and development
- Hybrid and flexible working, permanent position based in Petone, Wellington
This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week.
The remuneration range for this role is $141,917 to $200,353 (including KiwiSaver) depending on skills and experience.
You will be part of the Network Management Group Leadership team with shared accountability for successful management of the Wellington Water networks.
The purpose of the position of Head of Treatment Maintenance and Automation (In-house) is to manage the asset maintenance, automation, and minor capital project delivery functions to support delivery of three waters services. This includes executing planned mechanical, electrical and automation maintenance and renewal activities, and ensuring 24/7 breakdown cover to maintain safe operation of treatment plants. You ensure that your team provides advice and technical support to Project Management Office and Major Projects, and condition and performance data to inform reporting and long term planning processes.
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
- Relevant engineering degree or trade qualification, preferably Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent
- 10 or more years experience with mechanical, industrial automation, telemetry or instrumentation equipment
- Proven experience of working in a collective and collaborative leadership environment
- Strong financial and budget management skills
- In-depth expertise in water and wastewater treatment
- Sound knowledge of treatment maintenance operations
- Experience with developing and implementing new systems or technology
The ideal candidate will have strong stakeholder engagement skills and proven experience in implementing customer driven work practices.
About the team
The Maintenance and Automation team hold the responsibility of ensuring a resilient and secure water treatment network, and providing advice and technical support to Project Management Office and Major Projects. The Asset Maintenance team execute planned mechanical and facilities maintenance, and provide breakdown cover to maintain safe operation of treatment plants.The Automation team ensure continual high-quality automated performance of the treatment and distribution equipment enabling operation, monitoring, and reporting with minimal operator intervention. They install, operate and maintain this automation system (known as SCADA) and ensure it operates effectively today and into the future.
Wellington Water knows that a great values-driven culture like ours means we can be a trusted advisor to the region's councils and deliver great outcomes for our customers. Wellington Water plans and delivers drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea in partnership with the community, engineering consultants and contractors.
People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference. That means you will be helping to look after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare, and the environment so our communities can prosper.
Why join us
It is an exciting time to be working in the water sector, not only are you at the forefront of looking after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare and the environment, but proposed changes for the sector is increasing awareness around the importance of managing the three waters and creating new opportunities. Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside likeminded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
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Applications close on Friday, 10 February 2023.
We will be reviewing and progressing applications as they are received, so don't delay, get your application in now!
How to apply
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To apply for the role, click on the 'apply' button or visit the Wellington Water careers site.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand.
For further information, email: JoinUs@wellingtonwater.co.nz
Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Transport & Logistics|
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