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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.

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Electrician III

Responsible for electrical maintenance and emergency repairs of electrical equipment at the facilities; proposes, prepares, makes modifications, and executes the preventive maintenance program designed for the facilities.

Position requires working with management to keep all equipment and buildings in compliance with electrical codes; providing training and supervision to others in the replacement or installation of existing or new equipment; 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; repairing and maintaining major equipment such as motors, generators, and electrical control systems; testing defective equipment to determine the cause of malfunction or failure using standard electrical test equipment; observing functioning of installed facility equipment to detect hazards and need for adjustment, relocation, or replacement; inspecting circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires plant equipment systems according to state building codes and safety regulations; planning layout of new wiring installations; inspecting all equipment on a regularly scheduled basis; meets all requirements of the established preventive maintenance program; inspecting, maintaining, and repairing solid state boiler control systems and electrical switch gear and electric motors; adjusting, calibrating, and repairing electrical-pneumatic control systems; inspecting electrical-pneumatic systems for emergency repairs; and reporting and logs all findings .

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED,possess certification as a licensed electrician with at least 6 years of experience as a commercial and/or industrial journeyman electrician, and possess 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 and the 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.

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Performs preventive and corrective maintenance at wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift.

Position requires performing preventive and corrective maintenance on buildings, structures, grounds, machinery and equipment; lubricating equipment and checking for malfunctions; replacing packing in pumps or valves; replacing bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; tuning engines, setting valve clearance, cleaning, and adjusting regulators; aligning moving equipment; analyzing equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences; installing and seting up new equipment; cleaning out pipes and performing other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required; using gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, or weld; and ability to read and interpret construction plans, prints, and specifications and electrical schematics.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, five years experience in the maintenance and repair of engines, pumps, and other mechanical and electrical equipment; possess a valid driver’s license; and ability to enter data into a Computer Maintenance Management System.

Preferred qualifications include trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication; knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction, repair, and operation of engines, pumps, and other mechanical equipment related to water/wastewater treatment plant operations and procedures; knowledge of the operations of internal combustion engines and electrical pump motors; safe work practices; experience with HVAC systems and boilers; knowledge of SCADA, PLC and VFD systems; and has training in OSHA required programs.

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