Network Operations Specialist

Job no: 974386

Work type: Permanent - full-time

Location: Melbourne - Western & North region

Categories: Engineering

Our Organisation

Melbourne Water is a significant business. We manage water supply catchments, sewage, along with rivers, creeks and major drainage systems. This role within the Waterways and Land Team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a positive work environment; one where people can learn and perform to their full potential and are committed to our vision of enhancing life and liveability.

The Role

The Network Operations Specialist will work innovatively and collaboratively across water supply operations and with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal operation of the water transfer network. 

We aim to make roles flexible, and whilst roles are advertised as fulltime we will consider requests for flexible work arrangements, including part time and job share.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering, science or similar
  • Proficient in using data to clearly portray and explain complex systems
  • Proven ability to find the optimal engineering and science based solution to complex transfer issues
  • Excellent understanding of SCADA systems
  • Excellent understanding water transfer systems and principles of operation

A tertiary degree in engineering or science and relevant equivalent experience in Water Supply network and treatment is required.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File Position Description - Network Operations Specialist - March 2018.pdf

Working at Melbourne Water

Working at Melbourne Water, you will be part of a talented, passionate team dedicated to enhancing liveability in Melbourne and beyond. You’ll do truly meaningful work in a supportive, constructive culture that encourages you to make the most of your individual talents.

We provide a range of initiatives and benefits to make help our people thrive professionally and personally.

Flexible Working

Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working, offering a variety of flexible arrangements to suit you and us, understanding that it brings with it customer and business benefits as well as helping individual employees achieve a good work–life fit.


Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Melbourne Water a great place to work.  We are committed to creating a workforce which reflects the incredibly diverse customers and communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone including Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander people, Women, People with a disability, mature age job seekers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: 1st April 2018 at 11:55pm AEST









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