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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.

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.

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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