Alss Engineer-filtration Mechanics



We are looking for a highly skilled engineer in relation to Filtration to join our SeaWorld Abu Dhabi team. In this role you will ensure a smooth and efficient operations of the SeaWorld Abu Dhabi facilities in Zoological Department by carrying out the tasks related to Animal Life Support Systems (ALSS); thus directly impacting the health and safety of animals, colleagues, contractors and guests, and Theme Park’s operations.

The ALSS Engineer is responsible of the preventive, corrective and service maintenance of all ALSS equipment in Filtration; recommends necessary maintenance services in accordance to the ALSS SOPs and manuals, and ensures documentation of all technical activities are maintained.

You are required to work in confined spaces, moves/lifts up to 45kgs of load, stands in a prolonged period of time and are also required to work on a shifting schedules, including night shifts and public holidays.


Job scope includes:

  • Performs the assigned preventive, corrective and other maintenance services in a related field and ensures the timely completion of the tasks.
  • Ensures all life support systems are operating within all environmental applicable regulations and permit conditions; maintains the water quality for the health of the animals, mammals, fish, and humans.
  • Analyzes data provided by the controls system, meters, the laboratory, or other Animal Care staff, in order to troubleshoot water quality, flow or other systems problems.
  • Performs various troubleshooting techniques related to field of expertise.
  • Utilizes safe handling, storage and disposal practices for toxic substance and hazardous waste in accordance to company/department’s SOPs and manuals.
  • Maintains accurate logs of the maintenance activities and reports the status to the ALSS leadership team.
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of all chemical drums, storage areas and workstation.
  • Maintains the department’s tools, parts, materials and equipment inventory.
  • Works in vaults, and other confined spaces, utilizing proper safety techniques and equipment.
  • Completes all required trainings; maintains professional development and competencies.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the ALSS leadership.

Filtration Mechanic:

  • Monitors real-time water quality and systems trends provided by a computer based controls systems and responds to alarms or out-of-range trends.
  • Responsible for the draining, filling and isolation of all habitats, holding pools, decretive pools and waterfalls.
  • Makes adjustments and additions to maintain water balance in accordance with corporate and local regulating authority requirements.
  • Performs filter, pump, valve, and piping maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs proper water chemistry testing and understands the results as it pertains to all systems; takes appropriate actions as necessary.


To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Diploma related to the technical field
  • 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 years of experience in aquatic life support systems in a zoo, aquarium, or oceanarium setting is a plus
  • Basic English communication skills, verbal/written
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills related to System Automation
  • Working knowledge to all basic hand tools and measuring devices in a related field of expertise
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel)

Filtration Mechanic: 

  • Working knowledge pertaining to the operation, troubleshooting of, maintenance and repairing various types of small pumps and related equipment
  • Working knowledge of automated controls, pneumatics, electro-mechanical devices.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, chemical, and biological filtration as it applies to animal life support systems.
  • Able to interpret PID layout of systems and have a solid understanding of pipe installation.

Organization SeaWorld Abu Dhabi
Industry Engineering Jobs
Occupational Category ALSS EngineerFiltration Mechanics
Job Location Dubai,UAE
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2021-09-23 8:21 am
Expires on 2023-02-27