Advertised positions


At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. 

Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

Barwon Water embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and fairness.

From time to time we may amend or withdraw jobs, including prior to the advertised closing date.



Process Engineer

  • Geelong location

We are looking for an experienced process engineer specialising in automated process systems and asset maintenance and reliability. The facilitative role will work with operational teams to improve process performance and management for water and wastewater treatment infrastructure.

As a large component of the role coordinates the development of asset management programs for treatment assets, you’ll have demonstrated experience in asset renewal and maintenance programs and solid project management capability. Where process improvements are identified, you will develop business cases to support and manage projects ensuring a strong focus on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) management.

Adept in process control, optimisation and risk management, you’ll execute analysis and benchmarking of process performance and identify and implement improvement initiatives. This will enable operational excellence and support business priorities for continuous improvement.

You will drive consistency in risk management practice from control systems through to procedural and administrative controls. Working collaboratively across the business, you will effectively engage stakeholders and assist with prioritisation and planning to deliver operational excellence.

Not only will your technical skills be put to the test, the role will provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills in a number of contact management related areas, including managing key stakeholders.  

You are customer oriented, teamed with a commercial mindset and good communication skills. What’s more, you’ll bring excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and demonstrate strong leadership qualities. You blend this expertise with an innovative approach to problem solving.

With a degree or higher in engineering, you are a developing technical professional with solid postgraduate experience ready to take the next step in your career. Ideally, you have experience in water or wastewater treatment, will have worked across relevant sectors and can apply your sound knowledge to our complex facilities.

A current driver licence is required.

A pre-employment medical – including health, drug and alcohol assessment – is required.

For more information, or a copy of the position description, please telephone Josh Feldman, Senior Process Engineer, on (03) 5226 9261.

Applications close Sunday 26 February 2017.

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Water Infrastructure Officer

  • Permanent position
  • Otway region: Forrest / Colac / Lorne / Anglesea /Torquay

Like working outdoors? If you’re looking for a rewarding, hands-on job, love spending time in the great outdoors, enjoy problem solving and can apply innovative solutions, then read on.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person with a strong technical aptitude to join our Network Operations team based in the Otways.

In this hands-on role you will be passionate about delivering results and enjoy structured work processes and clear responsibilities.

You’ll be part of a team that provides efficient and effective operation and maintenance of network assets, including channels, pumps, pipes and valves. You will also be responsible for monitoring, sampling and data logging.

We are looking for someone who is safety focused, motivated and able to work according to operating procedures while proactively identifying problems and developing innovative solutions.

With a real drive for continuous improvement and excellent communication and computer skills, you thrive in learning and using new technologies, including remote control of operational assets.

What’s more, you bring along excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and have the ability to influence and engage others. Working as part of a team, you can also work autonomously, contributing to the overall team goal.

Ideally you have a technical trade or operational experience in processing, manufacturing or utilities in an industrial setting or similar environment. While water industry experience will be an advantage, we will support the successful candidate to obtain a Certificate III in water industry operations.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in an on-call roster system to respond to out-of-hours network events.

A pre-employment medical, including health, drug and alcohol assessment is required for this position.

A current Victorian driver licence is required.

For more information, or a copy of the position description, please telephone Len Rochford, Network Systems Coordinator, on (03) 5226 9121.

Applications close Monday 13 March 2017.

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