Operator - Liquid treatment plant

Full Time, Temporary
$38 - $41 per hour
February 2nd, 2024
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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About the company:

Evolve-Scientific are proud to be partnering with a Global leader in the water and waste management sector. Exploration, discovery and innovation are at the heart of this organisation. Their environmental solutions help customers preserve and renew our natural resources, creating a better future for our planet. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build your career, and resource the world.

About the role:

Our partner has an exciting opportunity for a Liquid Plant Operator based in Brooklyn, Victoria. Working in a close-knit, motivated team, you’ll operate equipment efficiently, and provide a range of support services to reach operational goals. In your day-to-day activities, you’ll operate the plant and equipment for the receipt, screening, testing and unloading of industrial liquid Waste, while complying with, and promoting, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental policies and Site Safe Operating Procedures. And in the long run, you’ll contribute to a sustainable future for Australia.

Reporting to the Supervisor, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the arrival of industrial liquid at the plant
  • Conduct screening, testing and unloading of industrial liquid waste in accordance with VES policy and procedure
  • Highlight any irregularities and seek clarification from supervisor where appropriate
  • Undertake treatment of industrial liquid
  • Ensure Supervisor is kept informed of issues
  • Monitor the condition of materials and equipment to ensure they are ready for safe use
To be succsessful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding of SCADA/PLC in a highly regulated industry 
  • Previous experience in the waste industry 
  • A certificate II in Waste Management (desirable)
  • A dangerous Goods License (desirable)
  • Positive Attitude and Team player
  • Good planning and organisational skills

In this role, you’ll discover:

Great people... and a company that cares
From your teammates in operations, to colleagues and partners across this company, you’ll find people who care about doing a good job. And you’ll belong in a company that truly cares - about the customer, the community, the environment... and you.

‘Team’ works here - it’s who we are
Reporting to the Senior Operations Planner, you’ll work closely with a small team, as well as various suppliers and contractors. And you’ll learn from them, as much as they learn from you.

Stimulation and challenge delivered
While ‘Operations’ is about process and rhythm, you’ll find plenty of variety in your role. In addition to operating the plant, you’ll play a key role in measuring and reporting the facility’s output, maintaining a robust safety culture, and identifying more efficient ways of working that don’t compromise safety or quality.

Opportunity and growth, there for the taking
In this role, you’ll be trained across several concrete skills for the job in hand. Many of our team leads have continued to progress their career with us, moving into management positions.

How to apply:

Click on the "Apply Now" button with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Note: Applications only accepted from Australian / NZ residents with valid Australian work rights or temporary residents on work visas e.g. Working Holiday Visa.

If you have any further queries:

Please call Cathy or Max on 03 9040 1630.

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Why Evolve Scientific Recruitment?
Evolve is an award-winning agency specialising in scientific/technical recruitment in: Pharmaceutical, Food, Biotechnology, Chemical, Petrochemical, Environmental, Health Services, Life Sciences, Mining and more.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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