Plant Operator

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1384934

 Job Description

Job Title: Plant Operator Contract Type: Full-Time; Permanent Salary: £22,668 Closing Date: 10am, Monday 28th January 2019

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


For further details please see job description.

NI Water is an equal opportunities employer.

CV’s will not be accepted.