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NHSA Employment Opportunities

For more than 20 years, the North Hudson Sewerage Authority has partnered with Jacobs, a global, consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management firm based in Dallas, 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.

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.

Lead Operator

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant, leading weekly meetings, directing, assigning and training team members.

Position requires contributing to the success of our program with efficient preventive maintenance, establishing and maintaining effective sample procedures of plant operations and effluent, and providing effective solutions to complex challenges that may arise; diagnosing operating problems, making process control adjustments and directing and performing necessary corrective action; preparing reports, collecting samples, performing laboratory testing, determining proper chemical flow rates, maintaining shift logs and performing other duties as required.

Candidates must have a State of New Jersey Level 2 Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain through reciprocity with 6 months of hire, four plus years of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants; experience leading teams and assigning work; proficient in the use of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and to enter data into a maintenance management system ; proficient in the use of plant SCADA systems and software; and possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include State of New Jersey Level 4 Wastewater Operator License; six years of experience operating water/wastewater treatment plants; knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; principles and methods of biological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes, principles of supervision; knowledge of computer software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems and be able to operate plant PLCs and SCADA systems.

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.

Mechanic-in-Training

Performs a variety of tasks in the preventive and corrective maintenance at wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift.

Position requires performing and assisting in the performance of 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; removing and installing new or existing equipment or machinery; operating hoists, lifts, machinery, and emergency power generation equipment. Must perform plumbing and pipefitting tasks as required and maintain and operate computer maintenance management system as required.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, ability to enter data into a Computer Maintenance Management System and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include some 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; and knowledge of combustion engines and electric motors and safety principles and practices.

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.

Mechanic

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 setting 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.

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.

Mechanic II

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on water/wastewater treatment plant and related facilities equipment and wiring on an assigned shift.

Position requires reading, interpreting and working from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and technical illustrations; performing skilled repair work, on wastewater treatment plant equipment and instruments; inspecting, repairing and maintaining electrical and/or electro-mechanical operating and control systems, equipment and fixtures; inspecting, maintaining and repairing wiring and lighting systems, electrical control equipment, meters, outlets, and panels; installing new equipment, interpreting oral and written instructions, specifications, wiring diagrams, and codes; establishing and maintaining scheduled electrical maintenance program for the plant's equipment; keeping electrical maintenance records, prepares labor and material estimates; and understanding the mathematics of electricity and machines.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, four years experience as an electrical/mechanical technician, and possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include some 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; safe work practices; and demonstrated 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.

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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