Water Process Controller - N/A11191
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Wild Coast Sun


Bizana/ Port Edward

Job Purpose

Responsible to operate equipment, conduct inspections, perform testing and basic treatment processes and monitor the water plant with the aim of purifying and clarifying water for irrigation purposed for the resort, in line with legislative requirements and Company procedures.


  • Qualifications in line with a Class IV Water Process Controller (in line with regulations from National Standards for Water Services Works) namely: Grade 12 (or NTC III) plus Operators Certificate; OR Water Treatment practice N3; OR Wastewater Treatment practice OR National Diploma OR National Technical Diploma OR NTC VI or 3 year BSc (all in Water or Waste Water treatment);


  • Experience in line with a Class IV Water Process Controller (in line with regulations from National Standards for Water Services Works) namely: Certificated candidates will require a minimum of 8 Years experience in water and waste water operations OR Diploma or Degreed candidates will require a minimum of 2 years experience in water and waste water operations.
  • Registration as a Class IV Water Process Controller (in line with regulations from National Standards for Water Services Works).

Skills and Knowledge

Work conditions and special requirements

    • Ability to work shifts that meet operational requirements
  • Physical ability to lift and control relevant machinery, and equipment and mobility to move around as per job requirements
  • Check in with the services office for scheduled jobs after the completion of each job and at the end of each work day.

 Core & Personal behavioral competencies

    • Problem solving
    • Attention to detail
    • Assessing and evaluating information
  • Initiative

 Technical / proficiency competencies

  • Written and Verbal Communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office; IFS (advantage)
  • Knowledge of legislation €“ Water Services Act, National Water Act ;National Environmental Management Act
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Inspection documentation and practices
  • Use and care of equipment and tools
  • Collection & testing of Water samples
  • Performing treatment processes
  • Gathering and recording data:


Key Performance Areas:

    • Responsible for time management of jobs scheduled each day.
    • Prepare necessary tools and PPE for the day ahead.
    • Respond to requests relating to electrical equipment and systems installations, repairs and upgrades in line with scheduled repairs and preventative maintenance plans.
    • Conduct investigations and diagnose system or equipment faults.
    • Troubleshoot and complete repairs in line with identified faults.
    • Set up wiring and electrical systems to specification and standard
    • Test the installation of a new electrical systems, to ensure its proper performance, and locate shorts and system breaks.
    • Locate the source of the problem, and repair or replace the wiring and conduits as needed.
    • Inspect and audit electrical supplies, machinery and systems and address any risk areas and check compatibility and safety of the components
    • Install conduits and run electrical wiring to feed switches, circuit breaker panels and relays
    • Keep management up to date and feedback on status and challenges with regards repairs and installations.
  • Store and secure parts and tools needed in line with regulations and SOPs
    • Inspect and test different electrical systems to ensure compliance with safety regulations
    • Store electrical assets; technical stock and parts in line with regulations
    • Maintain Personal Protective Equipment in line with specifications and regulations
    • Keep up to date with latest trade knowledge and skills in line with updated equipment and systems; as well as regulations around electrical requirements
    • Keep up to date with policies and procedures for installing, maintaining and repairing electrical equipment or machinery; as well as revised testing or installation procedures, and align practices.
    • Keep up to date with the handling of various tools including saws,
  • screwdrivers, pliers and knives, as well as the use of power tools, test meters, pipe threaders and conduit benders.
  • Completes and signs off on inspections registers for electrical equipment, systems, etc.
  • Interact and be available to understand and assist clients with requests, special requirements, recommendations, concerns, resolution of complaints, etc.
  • Supervise contractors / junior staff appearance and handling of equipment
  • Report and resolve any issues experienced
  • Supervise the control of stock and operating equipment as per SOP
  • Completes supporting job / work card admin / paperwork
  • Provides support to contractors or staff on escalated technical electrical queries
  • Follows up on fault logging until resolution



Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.