Plant Operator

Our client in the water treatment sector has an EE opportunity available for a Plant Operator to be based in the East Rand area. 


NQF level 4 qualification (Matric) and registration as a Class III Process Controller
National Diploma in Chemical Engineering or a relevant National Diploma
Three or more years of experience in water treatment and/or biogas plant operation
Required to work outside normal working hours, shifts, during emergencies and planned overtime
Required to work in all weather conditions
Computer literacy
Valid Drivers’ Licence (code EB)
Experience as a Lab Technician (sampling & analyses) would be an advantage
Experience in anaerobic treatment technologies would be an advantage
Forklift license would be an advantage


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
Monitor and control plant operations via the plant SCADA system
Perform manual operations and process interventions as per the prescribed operating procedures
Respond appropriately and decisively during plant emergencies
Assist with coordination of activities of third-party contractors to minimize disruption of plant processes

Please note that prospective employees will be subject to security vetting. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA