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Field Service Technician

Have you a background in water or chemical engineering and looking to join a company that will revolutionise the water treatment industry?

My client is a dynamic water treatment technology company that is commercialising its innovative water treatment solutions globally, and has recently established a local presence with an office in New Zealand.

We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated and dedicated engineer that demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude with no job being too difficult.  In this pivotal role, you will work closely with the Director of Engineering & Design to support and deliver projects that maximise the company’s impact and generate bottom line revenue.  

This is a hands-on role for a person that is a problem solver and a doer. 

Given the start-up nature of the company, the role will be ever changing, creating daily challenges to be overcome. If you are genuinely seeking a role that is exciting, fast paced and leverages your industry experience then this role is ideal for you. You will be part of a dynamic, innovative and motivated team. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Preparation of work method statements and test plans
  • Carry out commissioning of projects in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Assist and communicate effectively with clients
  • Troubleshoot and correct any fault or deficiency
  • Testing, auditing, optimising and reporting
  •  Monitoring of system progress 
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Work on preventative/and reactive maintenance
  • Liaise with subcontractors
  • Ensure drawings, manuals, records, licences and other relevant information is available at handover
  • Build and maintain close working relationship with clients, subcontractors to ensure customer satisfaction and identify new business opportunities

Field Service & Maintenance:

  • Manage all activities related to ongoing service contracts including testing, troubleshooting, chemical management, risk assessments, reporting etc.
  • Work with wastewater plant equipment, filtration equipment, membrane separation systems and various other water treatment unit operations. 
  •  Run an optimise on-site pilot trials and evaluations


  • Collaborate with all segments of the business and support teams to ensure successful implementation of all solutions, quotations and completion of all sales orders

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar industrial and technical role.
  • Track record in onsite commissioning and reporting;
  • Experience with logic controllers and industrial control systems (e.g. SCADA)
  • Ability to trouble shoot and correct faults or deficiencies.
  • Ability to handle adversity, push back and change;
  • Ability to build and contribute to a great culture and make the work environment positive and energetic;
  • Confident communication skills and able to gain trust quickly;
  • Customer orientated approach
  • High level of interpersonal and cultural assimilation skills.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Highly considered:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Environmental, Mechanical, Civil or Chemical Engineering
  • Direct experience in water treatment industry

Please apply directly, or send your CV and Cover Letter to

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Madison Recruitment

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Permanent / Full Time
Water & Waste
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