Vacancies RCL Foods – Effluent Plant Operator

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

The role willoperate the waste water treatment plant on a day to day basis, faultfinding, risk identification and first line maintenance. The role also entails monitoring gauges and valves, minor maintenance and collecting and evaluation various data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clean the sludge press on regular intervals.
  • Report all maintenance issues to engineering department.
  • Run tests to make sure that the processes are working correctly.
  • Keep effluent plant dam levels in acceptable levels.
  • Control equipment and monitor processes that remove or destroy harmful materials, chemicals, and microorganisms from wastewater.
  • Do start-up of the plant after weekends and to ensure plant is performing well.
  • Send clean effluent water back to the plant for processing purposes.
  • Keep records of water quality and other indicators.
  • Keep all chemical hoppers and tanks full at all times.
  • Inspect equipment on a regular basis
  • Maintain high standard of work.
  • Maintain and clean the plant every day.
  • Check that sludge hopper does not block up.
  • Report water being out of specification.

Job Requirements:

  • Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair.
  • Mechanical skills: Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators must know how to work with machines and use tools. They must be familiar with how to operate, repair, and maintain equipment
  • Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment.
  • Analytical skills: Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators must conduct tests and inspections on water or wastewater and evaluate the results.
  • Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment
  • Matric/Grade 12/Equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years of experience doing routine tasks, such as recording meter readings, taking samples of wastewater and sludge, and doing simple maintenance and repair work on plant equipment
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the occupational health and safety act

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Rustenburg, North-West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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