Plant Operator

Description QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES: NQF level 4 qualification (Matric) and registration as a Class III Process Controller.Three or more years of experience in water treatment and/or biogas plant operation.Valid Drivers Licence (code EB).Experience in anaerobic treatment technologies would be an advantage.Forklift license would be an advantage.Experience as a Lab Technician (sampling & analyses) would be an advantageous.Computer literate in SCADA.Be responsible, reliable and work independently.Good problem-solving abilities.Good communication and organizational skills.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Perform all duties to the latest ISO Quality Standard requirements.The incumbent to be physically and mentally fit to perform tasks effectively.Good health to work with water and waste water.Required to work shifts.Must be prepared to enter confined areas, manholes, inlets, pipes.Working with aggressive and hazardize chemicals(e.g. Ferric, hypo-chlorite, caustic soda, ect)JOB DESCRIPTION:Coordinate, control and monitor all operational activities on the plant within a shift period.Collect samples and complete analyses in the site laboratory as per the prescribed monitoring programme.Calculate chemical dosing, consumption rates, plant losses. Compare and evaluate results with plant operating philosophies.Execute or partake with audits, new test, and report plant status to supervisor and or management and or DWS.(e.g analyse the internal sample, submit and collect samples from client and reporting to supervisor.Report preventative & corrective maintenance on plant equipment as encountered.Monitor and control plant operations via the plant SCADA system.Perform manual operations and process interventions as per the prescribed operating proceduresAccurate record-keeping of plant interventions and activities for future reference, including log sheets, incident and shift reportsAdhere to safety procedures and guidelines aligned with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as site specific Method statements, Risk Assessments & SHE Protocol.Adhere with established policies and procedures and make recommendations for changes and improvement.Identify ways to improve efficiency and plant operation cost effectiveness.Respond appropriately and decisively during plant emergenciesCarry out specific tasks & instructions as directed by the Plant SupervisorAssist with coordination of activities of third-party contractors to minimize disruption of plant processesEnsure total confidentiality of all information, internal and external..special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA