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Lead Planner

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 12 days
    Published on 25 Feb 2021
  • SAP Scheduler / Planner
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  • Job no: G4XHR
  • Categories: Asset Lifecycle

Lead Planner

  • Provide technical knowledge and leadership in best-practice water, wastewater, biosolids and recycled water treatment planning
  • Co-create strategic and detailed treatment plans with internal and external stakeholders for our customers
  • Location, Parramatta

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

To lead the development of forward thinking, multi-driver responsive treatment planning that defines the actions required to deliver upon the outcomes set in product and service strategies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited too;

  • We lead the development of strategic to detailed water, wastewater, recycled water and biosolids treatment plans for to support integrated water servicing for our customers aligned with the Sydney Water’s corporate strategy and vision of NSW Government
  • We support development of regional, sub-regional and system plans for the city, ensuring treatment planning is integrated with network planning and broader stakeholder and customer objectives and requirements.
  • We co-create treatment plans, working collaboratively with our internal and external stakeholders.
  • We inform discussion with regulators including the EPA, NSW Health, on current and future requirements for treatment.
  • We propose and facilitate innovative treatment initiatives and contribute to business improvement strategies.
  • We provide technical and strategic inputs to development of the funding envelope for treatment in the long, medium, and short term

About you

  • 10+ years’ experience in water, wastewater or recycled water treatment planning, operations and/or design.
  • Experience writing robust business cases to justify investment.
  • A degree in engineering/science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience to engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders including senior management.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing system servicing concepts, integrating treatment with broader considerations, and financial and economic analysis.

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

Application closing date: 26 February, 2021

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

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  • Closes in 12 days - 12 Mar 2021
  • Published on 25 Feb 2021, 7:47 AM