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Wastewater Treatment Technical Advisor

Water Corporation

Location: Bunbury

Job Type: Not Specified


    Commencing Salary $109K + Super

      Co contributory Superannuation of 15%

        9-day Fortnight & 17.5% leave loading on 20 days per year

          Long Service Leave after 3 years’ (6 weeks’)

            Bunbury based

            We are currently looking for a Technical Advisor – Wastewater Treatment who with the guidance and working with your Team Leader and Senior Treatment Specialist will provide a specialist engineering and scientific consultancy service to support wastewater treatment operations throughout Water Corporation.

            Are you passionate in looking after our environment?

            This is a very meaningful position if you are looking to provide specialist engineering and scientific support to ensure wastewater treatment plants are working well to protect the environment. Climate change is at the forefront and we are investing in people like yourself to work with Water Corporation in preserving our beautiful country.

            The Team

            Eventually working out of Bunbury and enjoying the countryside and easily commuting to work, you will get lots of inhouse training, mentoring sessions and weekly wastewater technical sessions. A Team Leader and Senior Advisors’ who will trust you and will always provide the support that you need to do a wonderful job, and they are very enthusiastic about their work and the environment.

            Enjoying so far what you hear – what can Water Corporation offer you?

            We are very much a work/life balance company who offer a 9-day fortnight, 17.5% leave loading on holidays, extra Wellbeing Days with opportunities to Work from Home with flexible start and finish times. Also on offer is Long Service Leave after three years (this starts at 6 weeks’). Relocation costs and housing assistance will be on offer.

            The Role

            • Undertake scientific and engineering investigations for assessment of wastewater treatment technologies
            • Provide site-based support for wastewater treatment plants
            • Support in the planning and execution of process and commissioning activities for new, upgraded, modified or incident deployed wastewater treatment assets
            • Contribute to the development of wastewater treatment competency-based training, provide relevant training to operational staff in wastewater treatment technologies
            • Perform the routine review of wastewater treatment plant performance against performance criteria
            • Maintain established relationships with relevant Operations, Assets Planning and Assets Delivery Groups, internal and external customers and stakeholders

            Your skills and experience

            • Tertiary qualification (degree level or higher) in relevant scientific or engineering field; preferably in chemical/process fields
            • Considerable experience in wastewater treatment process design, operations, troubleshooting, chemistry, microbiology or related laboratory & analytical services

            If this has excited you, then 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 Wednesday, 27th September 2023.

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

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

            Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

            Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

            We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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