Process Scientist/ Engineer at Umgeni Water

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21 Nov, 2013

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Manager: Process Services, you will plan, lead, organise and advise on all aspects associated with providing a process engineering service relating to wastewater treatment in Umgeni Water. Key functions will include waste water technical support to operations, process and engineering design, plant commissioning, process audits, non-conformance investigation, process evaluation, troubleshooting, undertaking research, developing and providing technical training and the provision of a consulting service to Umgeni Water clients.


Key Responsibilities

The job involves: Provision of specialist process support to Operations, process design and commissioning of water and wastewater plants* Process evaluation of current and new processes, chemicals and equipment at pilot and full scale level* Feasibility studies* Plant commissioning* Process audits *Innovation through initiating, developing, leading and managing research proposals * Develop and implement Service Level Agreement with customers/stakeholders * Assist in preparation of department’s budget * Develop and update technical training material * People management.


Minimum Qualification, Knowlege & Skills Minimum Qualifications:

BSc (Chem. Engineering). BSc. Hons. Water Utilization, Registration with ECSA as a professional engineer/Scientist would be an added advantage* 5 years experience in process design, optimization and control, preparation of detailed specification for tender documents* Experience in potable water, wastewater and effluent treatment will be an advantage* Applicants must have a valid drivers license, be self-motivated and computer literate.


Key Knowledge and Skills:

We are looking for an individual who has extensive knowledge of wastewater unit processes, * detailed knowledge of the underlying chemistry, biology and microbiology of water, wastewater and industrial effluent treatment, * can undertake detailed process engineering design * computer literacy * knowledge and application of relevant local and national legislation and standards * facilitation of technical training in the water and waste water industry * risk management * project management.
Please Note Application without a covering letter quoting a reference number, CV and a certified copies of qualifications will not be considered. You can either apply on line or fax your application together with CV and copies of certificates to 086 242 9680.

Position Reference No UW2088
Position Title Process Scientist/ Engineer
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Town / City Pietermaritzburg
Reporting To (Position Title) Manager: Process Services

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Closing date: 29th November, 2013


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