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Process Controller job vacancy at Amatola Water Board

Job Summary

Amatola Water Board invites qualifying professionals to apply for the vacancy: Process Controller Class I.

Closing date: 15 February 2024

Project based fixed term contract
Operations Division
Salary Package: R258, 452.82- R304,439.57 per annum
Based at Clarkebury Agricultural School

Location: East London, Eastern Cape

Careers at Amatola Water Board

Amatola Water is a State-owned water services enterprise established in terms of the Water Services Act. As a public utility, its prime function is to provide water services to municipalities, industry and other communities.

Amatola Water’s service area include Buffalo City, the Amathole District and portions of adjoining districts in the central Eastern Cope.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
• Matric (with math’s & science) plus Water and/or Wastewater Treatment practice

Preferred Qualification:
• NTC III Water and Wastewater Treatment Practice

Minimum Experience:
• 6 months relevant experience in a Water and Wastewater treatment plant

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Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Plant Superintendent, the appointee will:
• Operate the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants & Boreholes to ensure effective
operation of plants, associated system to provide a reliable water supply, to improve the efficiency of plants and equipment and to minimise the cost of production.

• Minimise business risk by checking that AW meet SANS 241 Class I Water Treatment Standards
• Continuously meet water demand
• Validate that the infrastructure, WWTW, WTW and equipment operate to specified standards to meet demands
• Maintain communications with customers and set service levels agreements to maintain adequate service levels

• Operate in compliance with statutory requirements to promote the health of consumers, customers and operations employees
• Utilise financial resources to maximise capital productivity, minimise operating costs and provide value for money to the end consumer
• Maintain and improve motivation and performance of staff to achieve maximum productivity

• Achieve world class Safety, Health and Environmental standards by ensuring full compliance to OHS act and relevant environmental legislation
• Give information to specialist organisations and other authorities to promote vision and mission of Amatola Water

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• Provide the supervisor with consistent feedback and information on any problems, value add or queries related to chemicals, process materials, services etc. to be discussed
with stakeholders/suppliers/customers

Other requirements needed:
• Good Industrial Relations skills
• Computer Literacy – spreadsheets, word processing, presentation packages
• Good knowledge of OHS Act and NOSA safety management
• Telemetry experience in Scada and RTU equipment
• Valid driver’s licence

How to Apply

If you have not heard from us within 60 days after the closing date, you may regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

These appointments will be finalized in accordance with Amatola Water’s Employment Equity Plan and Recruitment Policy.  Preference will be given to suitably qualified persons from designated groups, specifically women and people with disabilities. 

Amatola Water reserves the right not to make appointments. Lobbying of members of the Board and/ or the Executive/ Management and Supervisors to treat any application, at any level, more favourably than any other for the same vacancy, will disqualify a candidate from selection.

Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience, copies of academic certificates and ID copy to the Human Resources Manager, Amatola Water, Private Bag X3, Vincent, 5217 or e-mail recruitment@amatolawater.co.za.

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Please note that your CV and qualifications must be in one PDF Document, and clearly indicate on the Subject line the position you are applying for.

These are Employment Equity Positions, Closing date: 15 February 2024

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