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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 requires assisting 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.

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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.

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