SEARSON BUCK are excited to be engaged by Tasmanian Irrigation in their search for an experienced Scheme Operator for the Midlands Irrigation Scheme. The Midlands Irrigation Scheme is TI’s largest and most diverse scheme delivering in excess of 38,000 ML per year to a variety of pastoral, stone fruit and cropping irrigators throughout the northern, central and southern midlands region. SCHEME OPERATOR ABOUT THE ROLE Working with a leader in water delivery to the agricultural sector, the Scheme Operator is responsible for the efficient operations of the scheme.

They will have an ability to diagnose and rectify faults, undertake the routine maintenance of pumps, pipe connections, valves, pressure gauges and associated equipment across the scheme. This also includes engaging daily with irrigators and landowners to map individual water requirements and also identify and resolve flow issues as they arise. Routine water and environmental monitoring, analysis, recording and reporting and VIR dam inspections are also undertaken by the Scheme Operator, therefore a high level competency across a range of compliance and maintenance orientated computer programs is required.

A strong alignment to safety and awareness of environmental issues is an important consideration. ABOUT THE INDIVIDUAL The successful Scheme Operator will come from a background in agricultural or industrial water whether this be waste water, irrigation or industries requiring industrial quantities of water in their operations. Working remotely will require the successful applicant to have the confidence to problem solve and make sound decisions as much of this work is undertaken independently.

Ideally the scheme operator will reside in the municipal boundaries of the Northern Midlands or Southern Midlands. You will have sound written and verbal communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with landowners, suppliers, contractors and internal stakeholders with confidence and adaptability. This role will suit a agricultural or mechanically minded hand’s-on individual with an affinity for outdoor operations and the ability to work responsibly in remote locations.

A Position Description will be provided on request with applicants expected to provide a response to the Selection Criteria. Please contact: Adityo on 0429 092 878

au incorporating Sector Engineering Salary type Annualpackage Job type Full time Sub sector Other.

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23 May 2020


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