Project Manager - Operational Technology

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Operational Technology team based in Leederville
  • Work on major projects to modernise Water Corporation’s assets
  • 2 year fixed term opportunity – $124,176 + Super + Benefits

We’re embracing technology.

Care to join us on our journey to innovation?

Different backgrounds. Different experiences. Different areas of expertise. It’s our diverse mix of people that makes Water Corporation such a hugely rewarding place to work. As the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services across Western Australia, we offer exciting career opportunities state-wide. Needless to say, we welcome ambitious new job seekers who share our commitment to providing excellent customer service for West Australians.

About the role

Upgrading PLCs to latest standards. Upgrading network communications to 4G and 5G. Working on a $10m portfolio. Sound interesting? With Water Corporation’s new corporate strategy underway, the OT team are working on some major projects to modernise our assets.

The OT Project Delivery team are results focused - supporting flexible working hours, 40% work from home and 9-day fortnight. Which means you have more time for life outside of work.

What the role will involve

  • Execute the project in accordance with the Water Corporation Project Management Procedures and OSH, Environmental and Quality Management Systems.
  • Monitor, control, review and forecast project outcomes including time, cost and quality.
  • Understand fundamentals of control systems (such as SCADA) and communication networks to deliver projects in this subject matter
  • Negotiate and establish contracts to procure services, equipment and works to achieve project objectives.
  • Assess and approve progress claims for payment and ensure contractor performance reports on time, cost, OSH, quality and environment are completed.
  • Understand the different contracting methodology and contractual terms as stipulated in General Procurement terms, AS 4902 and AS 4906

Key skills and experience

You’ll have a degree level qualification in engineering, project management or relevant discipline, along with Operational Technology infrastructure experience, and knowledge of planning, design and construction of SCADA instrumentation and communications infrastructure.

Strong computing skills and knowledge of engineering software applications, along with a solid understanding of IT systems, database systems and interface will ensure success in the role.

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Applications close Thursday 23rd March 2023

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website

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