Closing Date2024/01/07Reference NumberRAN231229-3Job TitlePROCESS CONTROLLER-DOSING (SHIFT WORK)PortfolioBulk Water Services – OperationsJob Type ClassificationPermanentLocation – CountrySouth AfricaLocation – ProvinceGautengLocation – Town / CityVereenigingLocation – SiteVereeniging

Job Advert SummaryReporting to the Senior Process Supervisor-Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for operating, activating and distribution of silica, ferric and poly to the various dosing points as well as off-loading of raw silica, ferric and poly into storage tanks. Operating of chemical dosing plants in general as and when required.
Minimum Requirements
Grade 12.
NQF level 3 Water and Waste Water treatment certificate.
Two years’ experience of which one year must be either in a plant environment or one year in a water purification environment.
Computer literate.
A valid Code 08 Driver‘s license and the ability to pass Rand Water’s K53 test.
Registered or eligible to register as a Class IV Process Controller
Primary Duties
Receiving and off-loading of raw silica by assisting the tanker driver by off-loading raw silica into correct storage tanks. Ensure no spillages of silica during off –loading and taking stock when completed. Taking of samples when completed and notify the Senior Process Supervisor-Operations.
Activation of silica by ensuring that the silica tanks are clean and properly flushed out. Pressurizing the storage tank to get raw silica into the mixing tank, opening the silica inlet valve. Starting of the raw water pumps. Checking titration and ph readings to ensure correct charging of tanks.
Dosing of silica as specified by the Supervisors as well as adjusting dosing rates. Operating PLC controls and SCADA
Activation of silica by means of hydrochloric acid.
Control the correct ferric and poly dosage on the primary and secondary as well as supervising the cleaning of the Poly plant
Safety procedures
Basic Mathematics
Basic understanding of the water treatment process.
Basic engineering principles of flow and pressure
Operating of silica, ferric and poly plants
Basic silica handling
Good housekeeping skills
Good communication skills (verbal)
Accurate and systematic approach
Good housekeeping
Performance driven

We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, preference will be given to females and/ or people with disabilities to give effect to Rand Water’s Employment Equity objectives.

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