First listed on: 03 September 2020

Senior Technical Coordinator (Remuneration Package
Range $177,702 to $194,791)
Business Unit
Water Services
Ongoing in Katherine

In this ongoing position you will lead a team of internal and external resources in the provision of efficient and effective operational and maintenance of water and wastewater services across major and minor centres and remote communities, assigned to the Katherine zone.

As part of a small team you will operate water treatment facilities located at Katherine and Borroloola as well as provide advice and technical support to operators of multiple chlorine disinfection systems across the zone.

Operation of the water treatment facilities will also extend to associated headworks infrastructure including the river intake pump station at Katherine, supply bores and water storage tanks located at urban and remote centres.

The person we are looking for:

  • Has an Engineering, Technical (Cert lV minimum) or relevant Trade Certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, managing and developing technical staff
  • Extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems
  • Experience with water and wastewater treatment technology and processes
  • Relevant project and/or contract management skills
  • High level interpersonal, oral and written communication
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships across key stakeholders and a culturally diverse range of customers
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems to assess and improve operational performance
  • Is safety focussed, motivated and able to work according to operating procedures and established guidelines.

For more information call Eric Boyle, Senior Manager Service Delivery on 08 8936 4646

Quote vacancy number: 13379
Closing date: 16/09/2020

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit

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