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Asset Performance Technical Advisor

Water Corporation

Location: Northam

Job Type: Not Specified


    Be a valued team member in our Operational Asset Management business unit

      Great permanent opportunity awaits in Northam, WA

        $105,754 + Super

        Join the Northam community in the Avon Valley!

        We have a permanent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Asset Performance Technical Advisor base in Northam, WA.

        A significant part of your role will be to undertake detailed investigation of asset performance issues impacting our operating teams. In doing this you will have the fantastic opportunity to see the far reaches of our amazing Goldfields and Agricultural region visiting our operating sites, consulting with the wider business such as our engineers, operators and planners, and channelling into the details to get to the root cause of the problem at hand. You will develop cost effective, practical solutions for implementation.

        Ready for an exciting challenge? As ultimately, your work will support our operating teams by solving asset performance issues experienced by our frontline workers.

        What you can expect from your Leader and team.

        Picture this, you will be part of an experienced, incredibly supportive, and talented team that is spread out from Karratha, Geraldton, Northam and Leederville. In this team, information is shared freely, and team members can (and often do) call on each other for advice or assistance. Your leader will give you the space you need to do your job and make decisions, but they will always be available for support and guidance when needed.

        Best Place to Work 2023 in Mining, Agriculture and Utilities category.

        We advocate a work to live mindset, not live to work! There is opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight, giving you an RDO so you can enjoy a 3-day weekend. Wish to work a day from home? Not a problem, we can arrange this is it suits the business needs. We are proud to be awarded the Best Place to Work 2023 in the category of Mining, Agriculture and Utilities.

        Now to the fundamentals of the role:

          Monitoring demand, capacity, utilisation, and other asset performance parameters including energy efficiency of the Corporation’s assets

            Report on asset and system performance against performance triggers to identify existing and/or emerging risks

              Conduct asset and system risk, efficiency, and improvement investigations, to determine root cause of systemic issues and identify appropriate investment solutions

                Balance risk, considering the safety, life cost and reliability of the Corporation’s assets to meet level of service requirements for our regulators, owners, customers, and people

                  Support data improvement initiatives through monitoring and reporting and root cause analysis

                    Monitor and report on progress against defined and agreed business objectives for Operational Asset Management – Operations Group

                    Ultimately, you will possess the following:

                      Degree level qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline and/or relevant experience with water industry assets & systems

                        Knowledge of and/ or operational experience in effective engineering problem solving and issue resolution techniques

                          Experience of working with relevant specialised equipment software or procedures

                            Experience in planning and progressing work activities within general guidelines, using initiative and judgement to deliver outcomes

                            Does this opportunity tick all your boxes? If yes, start your application today!

                            Please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

                            Applications close Sunday 28th May 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.

                            We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

                            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.