Operator of the Year - Queensland
Sponsored by AWA Queensland Branch
This is the most prestigious award presented at the WIOA Qld conference annually. The award is presented to operators of water or wastewater treatment facilities to recognise excellent performance, initiative and all round attention to detail.
The Queensland Branch of AWA as award sponsor sends a letter to all Council and Water Authority CEO’s annually requesting nominations of “operations staff” to be considered for the Award.
The criteria for the determination of the winner is: Nominees should be employed in Queensland and should have direct responsibility for operational decisions at community water and wastewater treatment plants/ or industrial water or wastewater plants.
The following features are taken into account in considering worthy recipients:
- Continuing education/training achievement;
- Overall plant or system management and condition;
- Demonstrated attention to Occupational Health and Safety and other regulatory responsibilities;
- Initiative and innovation, demonstrating improved treatment and efficiency
The completed applications are judged by AWA and the winner of the Queensland Operator of the Year Award is announced at the Awards Dinner at the WIOA Workshop annually. The winner receives a perpetual trophy for his or her organisation to keep for 12 months, plus a personal trophy to keep permanently.
Operator of the Year Honour Roll - Queensland
||Operator of the Year
||Gold Coast - Carrara
John Paulger & Ian Cuthbertson
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