Plant Operator

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 18 hours ago

Reference 1373166

 Job Description

Job Title: Plant Operator Contract Type: Permanent; Full Time Salary: £22,668 Closing Date: 10am, Monday 26th November 2018

About the Role

The post of Plant Operator will, as part of the Water Supply team, be responsible for operating Water Treatment Works to set standards in order to maintain a suitable supply of potable water to NIW’s customers within the relevant areas and to carry out all relevant tasks and duties as required to achieve the Company’s objectives.


Job Activities

  • Operate water treatment plant and sludge treatment works in accordance with set instructions and operational manuals
  • Carry out checks throughout the catchment including the checking and cleaning of intakes, screens and raw water pipelines and aqueducts and impounding reservoirs.
  • Sample and analyse water quality through the works
  • Adjust and monitor chemical dosing in accordance with set parameters
  • Collate and monitor performance data to ensure compliance with Northern Ireland Water Key Performance Indicators and Drinking Water Quality Regulations
  • Carry out low level maintenance and low level remedial work
  • Checking and signing off deliveries of fuels, chemicals, sludge loads and other plant delivered to site
  • Carry out and report on site security inspections
  • Report and ensure compliance with the Environmental Management System for both in-house and contracted activities
  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety regulations and procedures
  • Problem solving and decision making through the use of standards, procedures, established regulations, precedent and using innovative and creative thinking to resolve complex issues
  • Administrative duties as delegated by Line Management
  • Other general duties affecting the operation of the treatment plant and catchment as required by Line Management.
  • Attendance / work at other Water Supply sites as required by Management to provide cover
  • The post holder will be required to work outside normal working hours on weekdays, weekends and public and privilege holidays.
  • The post holder will be required to participate in an out of hours standby rota.
  • The above is given as a broad range of duties and is not intended to be a complete description of all tasks.



For further details please see job description.

NI Water is an equal opportunities employer.

CV’s will not be accepted.