Operations Technician


Wellington Water

Operations Technician

  • A role to ensure a reliable supply of safe drinking water
  • Manage assets wisely by monitoring equipment performance
  • A diverse, bold and progressive organisation that's leading the industry

People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference, and that means you will be helping to look after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare, and the environment, so our communities can prosper.

Our team works collaboratively to ensure a continuous supply of safe water to our customers, using process control, analytical instrumentation, and demand management tools. As a supplier of an essential service, our focus is on quality and reliability in all aspects of our business.

Overall, you'll be operating Water Treatment Plants and distribution facilities to ensure a reliable supply of safe drinking water. Preferably with a proven experience and understanding of water treatment and supply operations, you'll ensure the security of the water supply is maintained and improved.

Based at the Water Treatment Plants in Hutt Valley, this role will be responsible for being in charge of the bulk water system during normal operations, making decisions on source water selection, treatment plant output and reservoir flow rates.

It is expected that applicants are available to be on a rotating after-hours call-out roster.

With Wellington Water, you'll find a culture that's supportive, welcoming and diverse. We're at the top of our game and leading the industry in New Zealand. You'll enjoy the challenge of keeping the water supply safe and of high quality whilst meeting the daily demand for water.

Visit our website www.wellingtonwater.co.nz to read about the innovative things we get up to.

Applicants will be required to undergo drug, alcohol and medical testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.


Applications close: 1 August 2021

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