Chemistry & Water Treatment Technician

Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:25
Port Elizabeth


  • Salary: Market Related
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Area: Port Elizabeth
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  • 2 years’ experience in Chemistry in Water Treatment Industry.
  • Analytical Chemistry Degree.
  • Passport will be advantageous.
  • Digital Reporting and emailing clients professionally e.g:  Word and Excel skill essential.
  • Technical minded.
  • Drivers Licence 08 essential.
  • Fork lift licence advantages.
  • Electrical / Mechanical Water Treatment understanding not required but will be advantageous.
  • Good safety awareness.



  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines.
  • Neatness in work put forward essential.
  • Passion for the business.
  • Results driven, positive and professional disposition.
  • Client service skills and customer approach.
  • Willingness to get hands dirty essential.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write/complete technical reports.
  • Problem Solving and troubleshooting skills essential.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Positive, confident approach to work and colleagues.
  • Team player approach.
  • Honest and reliable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Sober Habits



  • Knowledge of water treatment products and equipment
  • Technical skills (working with your hands)
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting skills critical
  • Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment, objects or chemical products
  • Ability to work in different weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with various forms of piping, fittings, installations of pumps
  • Understanding water flow movement essential



  • Review water treatment programmes at customer sites through sampling and testing process which is not limited to cooling, boilers and effluent water.
  • Checking dosing systems and adjusting dosing rates as per test results.
  • Maintain and ensure the repairs of the treatment plant systems are performed.
  • Inspect, service and repair components of the water treatment plant including water intakes, pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment controls, circulation pumps, boilers, coolers and valves.
  • Carry out Reverse Osmosis CIP’s as and when required
  • Regeneration of demineralisation and water softening plants as and when required.
  • Prepare work orders for servicing and repairs.
  • Provide feedback to management through using effective communication channels.
  • Take responsibility for client requirements regarding water treatment sales.
  • Manage tasks set-out by management for client projects within prescribed deadlines.
  • Understanding of cost management principles, making sure no money is wasted on purchase of goods.
  • Basic understanding of chemical stock management.
  • Develop new business opportunities on site, by “keeping eyes open” to opportunities.
  • Develop and implement personalised signage on clients premises.
  • Ensure all chemicals have safety data sheets.
  • Look after site health and safety files.
  • Keep clients dosing stations, Softener Plant etc. in good order, including clean and tidy
  • Always focus on customer service and satisfaction.
  • Ensure all Water tests & Reports are kept up to date daily / weekly.
  • Maintain the company’s image, by being professional at all times