Overberg Water Board: Plant Attendants

Company Overberg Water Board
Reference # OWPA0001
Published 18/08/2021
Contract Type Contract
Salary R 8,000.00 – 8,500.00 Monthly
Location Brandvlei, Western Cape, South Africa; Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa
Overberg Water requires 4 Plant Attendants for various water treatment and waste water treatment plants within Western Cape.

2 x Overberg Airforce Base
2 x Brandvlei Correctional Facility

Candidates studying relevant fields are also encouraged to apply for practical training in the relevant fields.

Job Functions Maintenance,Water and Sanitation
Industries Water
Main duties/responsibilities

•Regular monitoring, recording and effective communication of important operational parameters and incidents through both traditional and electronic systems
•Formal and informal meeting attendance or reporting of process parameters and incidents
•Ability to calculate, analyse and interpret water quality and unit process parameters
•Structured communication/liaison in response to queries and complaints from interested stakeholders
•Ensure adherence to the OHS Act requirements on site at all times
•Conduct water quality tests to ensure drinking water/effluent meet the requirements of relevant standard as set out in the National Water Act, Regulations and Water licenses
•Keep inventory of all plant consumables required for operational actities, housekeeping, and any other activities identified within the plant
•Carry out reasonable and lawful instructions given by the line manager or supervisor within the ambit of the position taking into account competencies and operational requirements
•Safeguard of the plant assets at Public Works sites
•Although based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demands

Experience and Qualifications:

Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant training
•Basic Water Care and/or Waste Water care operation certificate
•Unendorsed code B driver’s licence
•Excellent communication, writing and people skills
•Ensuring ethical standards adherence to statutory requirements of all legislations
•Willingness to work shifts and physical fits
•At least 12-month experience in drinking water and/or waste treatment water facilities/
•Candidates studying relevant fields are also encouraged to apply for practical training in the relevant fields


•Excel Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
•Mathematics literacy
•Small Maintenance Skills
•Good verbal and written communication
•Organised and able to meet deadlines
•Quality orientated
•Daily Plant Maintenance skills
•Attention to details and quality

Job Closing Date 31/08/2021