Water Services Engineer


Trades and Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 18-07-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Successful Infrastructure Company
  • Leadership Growth Opportunities
  • Rolleston Based

Our Client

SICON Ltd is a leader in asset management, maintenance, construction services and infrastructure, offering a range of services encompassing road, water and sewer, and parks and reserves maintenance, throughout Canterbury. With a turnover of approximately $55m and 250 staff, their vision is to be a leading source of horizontal infrastructure through trust, sustainability and progression. For more information on the company please go to: https://sicon.co.nz/

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager Water Services, this newly created role is for an experienced Engineer to join the Water Services Team to be working closely with clients and other team members, providing analysis and technical knowledge to ensure the deliveries of the Water Services Maintenance Contract meet best industry practice and outcomes that are both future focused and value based.

The Water Services Engineer will oversee all technical aspects in the operational delivery of the Water Services Contracts. They will also be responsible for the compliance of the Contracts, ensuring all regulatory and legislative requirements are being met. This role will be responsible for managing a range of varying water service infrastructure assets, including compliance to drinking water safety plans and standards relating to the maintenance contracts.  

Skills and Experience

To succeed you will have experience in Water Services and a tertiary qualification in Water/ Waste Water treatment, with sound knowledge of the latest water systems and compliance standards. You will have experience in managing maintenance contracts and assets within the Water Reticulation, Waste Water, Surface Water Network of local authorities or similar. The ability to mentor contract managers, supervisors and support personnel to meet delivery outcomes and contractual obligations within the contract process is also required. You will be a strong communicator, self-motivated and reliable, with outstanding customer service skills. The potential to grow into a leadership role exists for the right person.

The successful candidate will be involved in a range of diverse innovative projects with a clear opportunity to advance their career whilst receiving a competitive and rewarding remuneration package, with ongoing training, development and support in an excellent team environment.

To Apply

If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to further develop your career in a successful and established business, apply now by submitting your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning David Clausen on 03 345 8762 or Nick Carter on 03 345 8764.