Water Treatment System Operator (Overseas)

Posted a week ago by The Natural Engineering Company Ltd

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£23,000 - £27,000/annum

Oilfield Water Management & Treatment 

Salary: £23,000 – £27,000 highly dependent on experience 

Employment Type: Permanent 

Background Information: 

Natural Engineering Co Ltd is a multinational environmental and engineering company with offices and projects based in the UK, Dubai, South Sudan, and Canada.  

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining clearly and specifically why you are suitable for this role. CVs submitted without a covering letter will not be accepted. 

Applicants of all levels of experience will be considered, as long as the qualification criteria is met. 

Job Detail: 

This particular role is based in South Sudan, where you will be working at the site of an international Oil Company. There are 4 water treatment systems based at the site, handling up to 450,000 barrels of water per day. Your primary role will be travelling to the various sites on a daily basis, to carry out checks on how the system is operating, and reporting back on your findings.  

You will also be involved in the overseeing of routine maintenance work on the systems, and you will be working within a large team of people from various different cultures.  

You will be working on a shift basis, the length and frequency of which has some flexibility depending on the candidate and the needs of the role within the company. Typically it will be between 6 to 8 weeks on-shift followed by 3 to 4 weeks off-shift. Your travel to and from site will be provided as will your food and accommodation for the duration of your shift. As this role is based in East Africa, we welcome applicants both from the UK and outside of the UK.  

Role Responsibilities 

  • Daily site visits 
  • Collection and analysis of water samples  
  • Data analysis and production of written reports 
  • To maintain good communication with the client and colleagues 

Person specification 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and solve problems 
  • Adaptability and ability to work in remote locations under difficult conditions 
  • Flexible approach and willingness to work overseas for extended periods 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 


  • Degree in related subject e.g. engineering, chemistry, geology, environmental science, ecology, agriculture / forestry or other scientific subject. 


  • Full training will be provided.  
  • The flexibility of this opportunity means that the available role can be tailored to suit to the level of experience of the successful candidate.  
  • We welcome fresh Graduates as well as experienced professionals in applying for this role.  

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining clearly and specifically why you are suitable for this role.

Contract Length:
12 – 24 Months
Job Reference:
Water Treatment System Operator (Overseas)
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