Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator


Lumwana Mining Company is seeking to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator to join the versatile LPDC Team.

Reporting to Township Operations Coordinator, you will be responsible in ensuring optimum operation of the plant according to standard operating procedures with respect to environment and safety.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

Have full understanding of the instrumentational design and operation of the new terra wastewater treatment plant
Operation of the plant screen module, anoxic module, aeration module and the MBR module
Have a good understanding of the trouble shooting and resetting techniques of the MBR module
Undertake lab analysis procedures to test TSS and MLSS for plant optimization
Ensure to undertake remedial actions on the MBR when it has High Vacuums, Low Pressure, Low Do Etcetera
Ensure environmental protection is strictly adhered to by treating overflows with calcium hypochlorite according to standard and right quantities
Work hand in hand with maintenance team to ensure and advice to achieve optimum production targets  Check through the whole plant and ensure that all mechanical equipment and modules are in good operation and report any anomaly

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

Grade 12 certificate
Certificate/Diploma in Plumbing, Chemical or Water Engineering will be an added advantage
Have good understanding of wastewater treatment
Experience in the mining sector will be an added advantage
Demonstrate ability to work in a team
Have high level safety consciousness

Barrick – Lumwana employees that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs to the Job Portal link: www.jobs.barrick.com.

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