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NHSA Employment Opportunities

For more than 20 years, the North Hudson Sewerage Authority has partnered with Jacobs, a global, employee-owned consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management firm based in Denver, to operate and maintain the facilities and systems that serve our customers. Unless otherwise noted, the positions listed below are for employment with Jacobs specifically to serve the NHSA. In turn, Jacobs uses specialized staffing agencies, such as HKA Enterprises, to recruit qualified candidates. To apply for a position, click on the link and follow the instructions.

Collections Operator-in-Training

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of the collection system on an assigned shift. An NJDEP C1 Operators License will need to be obtained within the first two years of employment with Jacobs.

Position assists Collections Operator in the use of sewer cleaning, clearing and rodding equipment, all repairs to collection systems; cleaning of bar screen facilities located throughout the collection system; performing weekly preventive maintenance on all equipment as needed; and keeping maintenance records using a CMMS system, develop computer spreadsheets, and use Word and Excel. Must learn and gain skills in a variety of equipment and tools used in maintaining the collection system; has the ability to read and interpret sewer maps, construction plans, prints, specifications and Operations and Maintenance Manuals; and the ability to diagnose simple wastewater collection system problems.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and possess valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Preferred qualifications include knowledge of collection system and tools, equipment, materials used to maintain and repair system; knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment, operations, or collections; has applicable OSHA training including, but not limited to, Confined Space Entry and Lock-out/Tag-out procedures; and has obtained the NJDEP C1 Operators License.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

Electrician

Performs electrical maintenance and emergency repairs, makes modifications, and executes the preventive maintenance program designed for the facility on an assigned shift.

Position requires repairing and maintaining all facility electrical wiring and fixtures in accordance with blueprints, manuals, and building codes using appropriate hand and electrician's tools; installing and repairing electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment; and repairing and maintaining major equipment such as motors, generators, and electrical control systems. Must test defective equipment to determine the cause of malfunction or failure using standard electrical test equipment. Observes functioning of installed facility equipment to detect hazards and need for adjustment, relocation, or replacement. Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires plant equipment systems according to state building codes and safety regulations and inspects all equipment on a regularly scheduled basis; meets all requirements of the established preventive maintenance program; inspects, maintains, and repairs solid state boiler control systems and electrical switch gear and electric motors .

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment and tools used in the maintenance and repair of advanced mechanical and/or electrical systems; ability to use computers and computer software including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and to enter data into computerized management systems to compose and complete computer reports; knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations; knowledge of SCADA, PLC and VFD systems; has applicable OSHA training including but not limited to 70e, Lockout/Tag Out procedures, and Confined Space Entry; and licensed Electrician in the state of New Jersey.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

Lead Mechanic

Performs a variety of tasks in the preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants and related facilities and equipment.

Position assists Maintenance Manager in planning, scheduling, and directing the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment, buildings, structures, and grounds; assists Maintenance Manager in budgeting and estimating cost and time for all aspects of repairs or replacements; reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations; performs skilled mechanical repair work on wastewater treatment plant equipment and related equipment; and performs preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical machinery or equipment.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, ten years experience with maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment, two year experience in a supervisor role managing other employees, and a valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications include some trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication; six years of experience with knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and materials employed in the general operations, maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment and systems, including: combustion engines, vehicles, electric motors, farm machinery, pumps and related equipment associated with water/wastewater systems; knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and to enter data into a computerized maintenance management system; and knowledge of safe work practices, supervisory training, and federal and state laws as they pertain to the water/wastewater industry.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

Operator-in-Training

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. This position typically holds or is working on first level wastewater treatment certification. An NJDEP S1 Operators License will need to be obtained within the first two years of employment with Jacobs.

Position requires learning and gaining skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant; operating treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent; and operating valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes. Must monitor gauges, meters, and control panels; maintain shift log and records meter and gauge readings; collect samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses; assist in keeping maintenance records using a CMMS system, develop computer spreadsheets, and use Word and Excel; and ability to read and interpret construction plans, prints, specifications and Operations and Maintenance Manuals.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes; safe work practices. Knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations, SCADA, PLC and VFD systems. Applicable OSHA training including but not limited to Confined Space Entry and Lockout/Tagout procedures and having obtained the NJDEP S1 Operators License.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

Utility Worker

Performs a variety of tasks in the operations and maintenance of wastewater collection and treatment systems on an assigned shift.

Position requires performing routine servicing and corrective maintenance of water/wastewater systems; performing routine inspection of vehicles and equipment; performs minor maintenance and lubrication of machinery such as changing oil, greasing equipment, and cleaning; and operating and maintaining vehicles, equipment and tools required to load, unload, haul, and spread sand, gravel, dirt and/or waste products (sludge, product waste, packaging waste, etc).

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include a basic knowledge in the operation and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, pumps and equipment used in and around water and wastewater systems; familiarity with hand and power tools and equipment commonly used in the maintenance of vehicles, equipment, structures, and buildings; knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations; and has applicable OSHA training including but not limited to confined space entry and lock-out/tag-out procedures.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

 

 

 

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