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Tank Cleaning Operator Job

Broadspectrum and Suez, have teamed together as Allwater - an internationally experienced team that combines operating and technical excellence on a global scale within the Water and Wastewater Industry. Together with our Alliance partner SA Water, Allwater is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater networks and associated assets throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area.

  • Location: Hope Valley Treatment Plant

  • 3 years Fixed Term role until 30 June 2020

 Allwater currently have a fixed term Tank Cleaning Operator vacancy in the Water Supply area. The selected candidate will work in a small team environment of 3 staff, whose focus is on management of water quality in potable tanks and ensuring a safe environment. 

Reporting to the Tank Cleaning Team Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Pressure cleaning and vacuuming tanks

  • Disinfecting tanks after cleaning

  • General water network maintenance including, chamber cleanouts and pump outs, and identification of follow-up work

  • Ensuring Alliance contractual requirements including quality, environment and safety standards

To be considered, you will possess excellent customer relationship skills, organisational and planning skills to enable you to deal with the differing challenges of each day. You must be an accountable self-driven operator who thrives on executing work in an efficient and well-coordinated manner. You will be required to demonstrate a team culture that fosters positivity, communication, teamwork, safety and respect. 

You must also be comfortable with working outdoors, working at heights and entering enclosed potable water tanks. Given the nature of the work, you must be able to perform physical tasks, such as climbing ladders. 

The following are considered desirable but not essential:

  • Previous experience in the water industry, specifically water supply and valve operation

  • Confined Space and BA ticket would be advantageous

  • Working at Heights ticket would be advantageous

  • White Card

  • Truck Licence (MR/HR)

Please note that you must hold a full Australian Driver’s license and be eligible to work in Australia. 

To apply to this position, please forward an updated CV and copies of relevant licenses, tickets and working rights by clicking ‘Apply Now’ and following the prompts. 

Applications for the position will close by 5pm Monday 26 June 2017.


Allwater prides itself on a commitment to safety, a drive for excellence and offers challenge, growth and career opportunity in a supportive working environment.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 81651 

Date Posted
Trades & Services
Adelaide, SA
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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