PROCESS CONTROLLER: WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Job Vacancy

Full Time Public Works in National Government
  • Post Date: Jun 23, 2022
  • Apply Before : Jul 1, 2022
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R147 459 per annum
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry public-service
  • Reference REF NO: 2022/223
  • Centre Kimberley Regional Office (Louisvale)
  • Enquiries
    Ms. A Xentsa Tel No: (053) 838 5345
  • Where to submit application
    Kimberly Regional Officce Applications: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X5002, Kimberley, 8301 or Hand Deliver to 21-23 Market Square, Old Magistrate Building, Kimberley. FOR ATTENTION : Ms. NJL Hlongwane
  • Notes
    Kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021, DPSA approved the new Z83 Application Form (obtainable from any Public Service department); applicants are requested to use the new application form as failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified. The Z83 form must be signed when submitted, To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding over-crowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflect that applicants, Please not note that applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The communication from HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. The application for employment Form (Z83) provides under the sectional “additional information” that candidates who are selected for interviews will be requested to furnish additional certified information that may be requested to make final decision. It must be borne in mind that when a document is certified as a true copy of an original, the certifier only confirms it being a true copy of the original presented. Therefore, the certification process does not provide validation of the authenticity of the original document. The validation occurs when the documents is verified for authenticity. Regulation 67 (9) requires the executive authority to ensure that he or she is fully satisfied of the claims being made and these read with Regulations (57) (c) which requires the finalisation of Personnel Suitability Checks in order to verify claims and check the candidate for purpose of being fit and proper for employment. Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance. Faxed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Should you not have heard from us within the next 3 months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior Certificate/Grade 12 Certificate or NTC III plus, Operators Certificate or Water Treatment Practice N3 or Wastewater Treatment Practice N3 or the Core Unit Standard from the appropriate NQF 4 or NTC III in Water Treatment Practice or NTC III in Waste Water Treatment Practice or appropriate NQF 4 qualification or Classification as Process Controller by Department of Water Affairs. National Water Act, Water Services Act Occupational health and safety, Basic laboratory testing. Effective communication, analytical and numerical skills, organisation and planning, ability to meet deadlines, ability to work in a team, interpersonal skills, ability to operate equipment and machines analytical thinking, ability to work under stressful situations, ability to communicate at all levels, good interpersonal relationship and hard-working. A valid Drivers’ license. Willing to work shifts. DUTIES: Screen and strain incoming raw wastewater; monitor and record raw wastewater inflow rate. Regularly rake the coarse solids from screens. Remove the grit from chambers. Properly dispose the screenings and grit. Skim off scum from the surface of the tanks. Pump the wastewater for further processing. Operate effluent and bio solids treatment process; operate and control panels, motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of raw wastewater into and from treatment plant. Operate pumps, engines, and generators to process wastewater through primary, secondary and tertiary treatment stages. Observes variations in operating conditions and interpret meter, gauge readings and tests results to determine load requirements. Discharge the sludge to the drying beds. Dispose of dry sludge from the drying bed. Log all daily operations and records meter and gauge readings. Disinfect the wastewater; Take sample of raw water and inflow rate. Analyse the sample to assess chemical dosing requirements. Calculate dosing rates for the inflow rate and adjust dosing apparatus accordingly. Check chlorine content of water and the bacteriological status at regular intervals. Pumps purified water into water mains for supply to consumers. Record daily meter readings and basic lab test results. Monitor the clear water sump or reservoir. Undertake routine maintenance check of the plant; Conduct regular plant inspections. Observe plant control panels and all float switches that control pump performance. Note and report on malfunctioning and defects of facilities. Perform minor preventative and corrective maintenance. Record and report on all work activities at treatment plant. Report all environmental or operational incidents and hazards. Apply sound housekeeping at all times by cleaning work area, tools and equipment. Safekeeping of material, solutions and equipment’s.

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