Pipelines Maintenance Operator, Bulk Pipelines and Fabrication

Katie McCone

Wellington Water

Physically fit? And a quick learner?
Thrive in a busy and fast paced environment?
Pomare Depot based
Who are we

We manage the drinking water, wastewater, and storm water services from source to sea for our client councils, who are the Hutt, Porirua, Upper Hutt and Wellington City Councils, South Wairarapa District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. We partner with the community, engineering consultants and contractors on water services projects, water conservation, operations work and asset planning.

The Customer Operations group leads the operations and maintenance of the network on behalf of client councils and is the first point of contact in responding to client and customer requests. The group’s outcomes are delivered through an innovative alliance, comprising people and resources from Wellington Water and Fulton Hogan working together to achieve high-performance for the Wellington community.

Where you come in

You will assist the team to ensure that the Wellington region’s Bulk Water network is meeting the needs of the region in an environmentally safe and hygienic manner. In addition, the role contributes to the achievement of outputs and outcomes as contained in the region’s Long-term Council Community Plan (LTCCP), Annual Plan, Service Level Agreements and other relevant documents.

To be successful, you will have the following:

A full clean New Zealand class 1 licence, NZQA Level 2 Literacy and other unit standards
Proven experience of working in construction environments
Ability to record data, including using paper, hand-held computer or tablet
Competency in the use of hand and power tools with a knowledge of plant and equipment capabilities
Building or Mechanical skills preferably within water industry
Experienced in grounds maintenance and an understanding of ISO 9000/14000
Knowledge of health and safety management practices
To compliment this you will have excellent communication skills, particularly with the general public alongside awareness of and commitment to health and safety. You’ll also possess the ability to use technology to manage work and ultimately planning, time management and organisational skills.

Ultimately you will be required to attain Water Reticulation Level 3 qualification and undertake the following training:

TMO and Universal STMS Category A
Confined Space, Working at Heights and Disinfection Procedures
Envirowise, StaySafe, Constructsafe and First Aid
Unit Standard 31448 Operate Small Plant for Infrastructure Works
What’s in it for you

It’s an exciting time to join our organisation. We have some big aspirations to continue as an innovative centre of excellence for the management of three waters in the region. Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside likeminded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose for the region and its councils.

To see the job description file please copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser’s address bar: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-QxWuryivGBjB24GttzsoAjeuE2_RooZ/view?usp=sharing

This role closes on Friday 3rd June 2022. However, we will be reviewing and progressing applications as they’re received, so don’t delay – apply today by providing a cover letter, CV and answering a few questions about you and your experience for this role.

This role is mandated for COVID-19 vaccination. Applicants will also be required to undergo drug, alcohol, and medical testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.

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