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Plant Chemist, Water Treatment Specialist and Environment

Job Description: 

Job purpose:

  • Train the Operations team on the complete scope of water treatment plant.
  • Conduct regular competency assessment on Operations team ensuring hat the training deliverables are met.
  • Supervise the operation of water treatment plant.
  • Supervise the operation of wastewater treatment plant.
  • Supervise the chemical dosage units.
  • Supervise cooling water treatment.
  • Manage the Plant laboratory.
  • Perform Environmental management processes and waste management.


  • Ensure all activities carried-out in the Plant are executed according to Company‚Äôs SHEQ procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Lead, supervise and coordinate the activities of Power plant operators and Analyst.

Main activities:

  • Organize and coordinate resources and tasks to ensure supervising plan.
  • Daily, control the performance of water treatment facility.
  • Daily, control the performance of wastewater treatment facility
  • Daily, control the performance of chemical dosage units
  • Monthly, analytical control of HTF, Turbine lube oil and transformer oil.
  • Weekly, control the performance of cooling water treatment.
  • Ensuring all operation activities are performed in compliance with laws and regulation.
  • Keep updated guidelines and procedures.
  • Establish the laboratory database.
  • Establish calibration checks.
  • Perform required technical training to enhance the professional skills of the Operations team.
  • Directly supervise and assume responsibility for the performance of the operating personnel.
  • At the end of each Shift, conduct regular meetings with subordinates to discuss maintenance work progress, schedules problems, interferences, priorities, near misses, etc.
  • Recommend to the Operations Manager changes in methods, schedules and procedures needed to meet specific exigencies of the plant operations.
  • Perform liaison with Environmental Authorities, external organisations and stakeholders.
  • Perform environmental.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in Chemical Engineering/Analytical Chemistry


  • 3 - 4 years related experience preferably in a Concentrated power plant, Petro-chemical, power or desalination Plant

Behavioral Skills:

  • A proactive attitude
  • Strictly adhere, promote and ensure the enforcement of HSE rules and practices.
  • Some experience of installation and repair of water treatment dosing equipment
  • Fully familiar with the Plant hazards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated


Kathu, South Africa,


Swift Human Resources


No education

Job Category: 


Working Experience: 

3 to 5 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time



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