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Post date: Friday, December 14, 2018 - 8:10am
Company Name: Village of Cold Spring
Contact Name: Jeff Vidakovice
Contact Phone: 845-265-3611
Contact Email: vcsclerk@coldspringny.gov
Contact Fax: 8452651002
Description:

THE VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING, PUTNAM COUNTY, NY, IS SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR CHIEF OPERATOR OF ITS WATER/WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Highly important administrative and technical position that has responsibility for long range planning; directing all operations of municipal water treatment, storage and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment.  Includes overseeing conceptualization, design and construction of multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects.

Responsible for supervision and direction of all personnel for the departments in day to day activities. Additionally, the ability to assess and coordinate emergency response to system and/or customer issues is important.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school, or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five years’ experience with at least one year in a supervisory capacity in the actual operation of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants with the facilities for pretreatment and filtration.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good knowledge of the practices used and equipment required in the operation and maintenance of Type A Water Treatment and Type A Wastewater Treatment Plants containing facilities for filtration with pretreatment; good knowledge of the operations of a modern water treatment plant;  good knowledge of the principles and applications of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as they relate to water purification; ability to supervise the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment; ability to make routine laboratory and field tests for control of plant operation; ability to plan,  supervise and assist the work of subordinates; mechanical aptitude; alertness and dependability.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of valid NYS Grade IIA, and D Water Treatment Operator license and NYS Grade IIA Wastewater Treatment Operator license, minimally, at time of hire and continuously throughout tenure.  Valid NYS Driver’s License throughout tenure.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW:

Contact Jeff Vidakovich, Village Clerk at 845-265-3611

Post date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:05am
Company Name: Surpass Chemical
Contact Name: Tim Clayton
Contact Phone: (518) 434-8101
Contact Email: careers@surpasschemical.com
Contact Fax: (518) 434-2798
Description:

SURPASS CHEMCIAL COMPANY, INC.

TITLE:  Water Treatment Specialist

REPORTS TO: Technical Sales Manager, General Mgr.   

DEPARTMENT: Sales                                                

LOCATION: 1254 Broadway, Albany, NY

FLSA:  Exempt                                                HOURS: 40hr /week

Summary of Position:

The water treatment specialist is responsible for growing and maintaining a territory specifically focused on municipal/industrial water/wastewater treatment. This includes providing value-added technical services on an as needed basis to existing and potential customers; including pumps, controllers, and other equipment.  Attention to detail required.

Essential Functions:

•     Develop new business opportunities independently as well as with the sales team.

•     Assist upper management with development of coordinated sales strategies, market analyses and product development.

•     Maintain strong relationships with key accounts.

•     Responsible for attainment of company sales / profit goals.

•     Expand and maintain existing business.

Additional responsibilities:

•     Take lead on value-added equipment services such as pump and controller installations.

•     Visit customer/prospect on location requiring some overnight travel.

•     Join and actively participate in trade organizations/conferences such as NYRWA, AWWA, NYWEA, etc.

•     Eventually become involved in other technical divisions of the company such as cleaning / sanitation, agriculture, and pool chemistry.

Education, Experience, And Skills Required:

•     Four year degree in technical field such as chemistry, biology, engineering.

•     Extensive experience in technical sales & knowledge of water treatment principles.

•     Ambition. Strong desire to expand product knowledge and meet sales targets.

•     Self-motivated. Ability to learn sales cycle then repeat independently.

 

Post date: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:06pm
Company Name: Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board
Contact Name: Michele Cuevas
Contact Phone: 607-729-2975 ext.24
Contact Email: bjcwwtp@stny.rr.com
Contact Fax: 607-729-3041
Description:

BINGHAMTON/JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITIES

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MECHANIC

$23.37 to $27.37 PER HOUR

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE BEEN LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE; BROOME, TIOGA, TOMPKINS, CORTLAND, CHENANGO, OTSEGO, OR DELAWARE, OR SUSQUEHANNA, PENNSYLVANIA.

General employment applications may be obtained at the office of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board, 4480 Vestal Road, Vestal, New York, 13850 at www.bjcwwtp.org or by calling Michele at 607-729-2975 also the    Municipal Civil Service Commission, 5th floor, City Hall, Governmental Plaza, Binghamton, New York, 13901 or from the City Web-Site at www.cityofbinghamton.com.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  The work involves performance of semi skilled and skilled tasks related to the repair, maintenance and construction of wastewater treatment plant equipment, vehicles, facilities, and grounds.

The work is performed in accordance with the practices involved in the preventive maintenance, repair and fabrication of wastewater treatment plant equipment including pumps, manual and electronic valves, digester units, gas and diesel engine, compressors, injection systems and motors.  The class differs from that of Waste Water Treatment Plant Maintainer by virtue of the responsibility for the skilled repair and fabrication of plant mechanical equipment.  The class differs from the Waste Water Treatment Plant Instrument Technician, because the Technician has responsibility for the skilled repair of complex electronic, electrical, pneumatic and related mechanical equipment.  The work is performed under the general supervision of the Head Mechanic, Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.  May, upon assignment, supervise the work of subordinate plant personnel.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  Performs a wide variety of job repairs and preventive maintenance to pumps, valves, mechanical screens, degritting equipment, sludge and grit conveyors, gear drives, manual and electronic valves, digester units, chemical injection systems, blowers, compressors, gas and diesel engines, plumbing and piping and HVAC;  Designs and fabricates equipment modifications to increase performance and / or decrease equipment failure; designs and fabricates supports, pump bases, railings, grating covers, weirs, guards, some concrete repair and construction. Evaluates equipment failures and determines corrective courses of actions and performs preventive maintenance of pumping machinery, conveyors, motors, and other plant equipment;  Performs a variety of machine shop activities such as welding, brazing, steam fitting, tool fabrication;  Operates lathe, drill press, grinder, power saw, welding and other shop equipment;  Inspects plant for maintenance and repair needs;  Installs new mechanical equipment; Rebuilds pump sleeves, pump pistons and other equipment;  Tightens chains, installs pipes, lubricates and repairs motors;  performs preventive maintenance and repairs on trucks and other moving equipment and buildings; Inspects equipment and specifications to determine maintenance needs and schedules; Repacks pumps; prepares time and equipment reports; assists in locating parts for repair and maintenance; performs skilled carpentry and plumbing tasks as need; performs gas and arc welding; demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and safe work methods associated with working in confined spaces, handling biohazards, and working with hazardous chemicals; general housekeeping of plant facilities; performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from High School or possession of a High School equivalency diploma and;

(a)   Three years of experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic’s Assistant; or

(b)   Three years hands on experience with industrial mechanical maintenance,

including but not limited to industrial pumps, engines, motors, conveyance equipment or plumbing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Possession of an appropriate level motor vehicle operator license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles with the ability to be covered under plant insurance policy at time of appointment, and must maintain license throughout employment.

Post date: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 8:36am
Company Name: Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board
Contact Name: Michele Cuevas
Contact Phone: 607-729-2975 ext.25
Contact Email: bjcwwtp@stny.rr.com
Contact Fax: 607-729-3041
Description:

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN BINGHAMTON-JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE PLANT

SALARY:  $23.37 TO $27.37 per hour

General employment applications may be obtained at the office of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board, 4480 Vestal Road, Vestal, New York, 13850, you may contact Michele at 607-729-2975 for employment application or from the BJCJSB Web-site at:   www.bjcwwtp.rr.com

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

Under general supervision, performs skilled electronic and electrical work involving the troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the sophisticated and elementary, instrumentation power and control systems in the wastewater treatment facility, or sewer systems.  The work involves responsibility for the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of electronic instruments and devices used to operate, measure and monitor wastewater treatment processes. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Electrician with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Assist in the installation and repair of assigned instrumentation and electrical systems.

Install, troubleshoot, and repair instrument and electrical equipment associate with controllers, transmitters, samplers, low elements, gas detection systems, level and temperature devices, pH analyzers, density probes and analyzers, variable frequency motor drives, programmable controllers, electrical distribution systems, automatic transfer switches, and on site power generation system. Isolate and correct end elements, such as transmitters and analyzers. Assists in maintaining and calibrating computer based telemetry equipment. Assist in troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex control loops containing many elements such as: motor starters, pressure to current converters, pulse to current converters, voltage to current converters, level and/or flow devices, networks, and work stations. Solve interface problems between and elements and the computer control system, and maintain a daily log. Modify, replace, or rebuild old equipment to facilitate maintenance and/or upgrade instrument systems.

Assist in preventive maintenance, calibration and testing program to carry out a continuous program of instrument inspection and maintenance in an effort to preclude equipment failure and related process control problems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either:

(a)       Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or

one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s degree in electrical technology or electronics or closely related field and two (2) years of experience maintaining, repairing and installing electronic equipment; or 

(b) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of experience as defined by the limits of (a); or

(c)  An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) or

(c)   An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a New York State Driver’s License is required at time of appointment and must be maintained during entire length of employment.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS:  CANDIDATES MUST HAVE BEEN LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE; BROOME, TIOGA, TOMPKINS, CORTLAND, CHENANGO, OTSEGO, OR DELAWARE, OR SUSQUEHANNA, PENNSYLVANIA FOR AT LEAST ONE MONTH IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EXAMINATION DATE.

The Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board is an equal employment opportunity employer with a commitment to work force diversification.  All new hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment.

Post date: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 8:26am
Company Name: Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board
Contact Name: Michele Cuevas
Contact Phone: 607-729-2975
Contact Email: bjcwwtp@stny.rr.com
Contact Fax: 607-729-3041
Description:

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT LABORATORY DIRECTOR SALARY $55,000 to $61,000

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves responsibility for directing the laboratory operations for the testing and analysis of water, biosolids, waste and wastewater, and for assisting in the development, planning and implementation of a safety and accident prevention program for the Wastewater Treatment Plant employees.

Under the general supervision of an administrative superior, an employee in this class supervises a number of professional and technical personnel engaged in chemical and bacteriological examination of water and wastewater for the Binghamton-Johnson City Wastewater Treatment Plant. An employee from this class is permitted wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment in maintaining required standards in the treatment of water and wastewater, which includes quality control, methodology, and laboratory procedures.

Incumbent will also develop procedures, and identify resources in order to comply with federal, state and local regulations concerning accident prevention, health, safety, toxic/hazardous materials and waste handling.

An employee in this class typically operates a variety of scientific equipment in performing chemical and bacteriological analyses and may be responsible for writing conclusions and findings in the form of reports. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

•     Plans, performs, and/ or supervises ongoing chemical and bacteriological examinations of water and wastewater for purposes of complying with mandated sanitary regulations and efficient treatment plant operation.

•     Plans, assigns and/ or evaluates the work of subordinates engaged in chemical and bacteriological examination of water and wastewater.

•     Reviews, analyzes and interprets technical data and reports submitted by subordinates.

•     Performs or oversees the more difficult chemical and bacteriological examinations of water and wastewater.

•     Instructs subordinates and sewage plant operation personnel regarding laboratory procedures and instrument operations.

•     Maintains quality control of laboratory procedures through research into professional literature and implementation of technology accepted therein.

•     Monitors the validity of analyses performed and the data generated in the laboratory to assure reliable data.

•     Keeps accurate records and submits required reports to local, state and federal agencies.

•     Prepares budgetary requests for laboratory operations and for supplies and equipment.

•     Reviews periodically and maintains an ongoing comprehensive quality control program in accordance with mandates from the New York State Lab Certification Program.

•     Interprets technical data for purposes of composing technical reports or for determining accuracy of subordinates’ reports.

•     Performs and/or supervises periodic maintenance or repairs to equipment.

•     Oversees inventory of chemicals and equipment and recommends appropriate purchases.

•     Assists with consultations with other sections involving sample scheduling, interpretation of results and possible remedial action for treatment problems.

•     Develops and carries out safety policies, rules and regulations for Laboratory, and Plant Personnel.

•     Plans, develops and assists in safety seminars and Federal Right-to-Know Law and the Community Right-to-Know Law (SARA, Title IV) for Supervisors, operating personnel, maintenance personnel, laboratory personnel.

•     Participates as an instructor in both classroom and on-the-job safety training.

•     Recommends changes in job procedures to eliminate safety hazards.

•     Maintains records, reports, and cost analyses on safety programs.

•     Recommends action to be taken in cases of violation of safety rules and regulations.

•     Assists in the review of new construction plans and specifications to eliminate potential built-in hazards.

•     Provides periodic safety statistics and progress reports for evaluation of the safety program and improvement in safety performance.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

•     Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of analytical chemistry as applied to chemical evaluation of wastewater.

•     Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of bacteriology as applied to analysis of wastewater.

•     Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of instrumental analysis.

•     Thorough knowledge of methodology applied in chemical and bacteriological analysis of wastewater.

•     Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the application of laboratory and scientific research practices and techniques in instrumental analysis.

•     Ability to supervise others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

•     Ability to apply accepted scientific procedures, methodology and formulas to work assignments.

•     Ability to analyze laboratory results.

•     Good  knowledge of principles and practices of quality control and quality assurance related to an environmental laboratory in accordance with mandates from the New York State Lab Certification Program.

•     Ability to express orally and in writing findings and conclusions according to accepted scientific procedure.

•     Good knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to industrial safety and health standards.

•     Good knowledge of safety practices within the wastewater collection and treatment industry.

•     Working knowledge of fundamental safety procedures including first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, sight and hearing protection, fire protection, toxic gases (chlorine) and oxygen deficiency.

•     Ability to enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and objectively.

•     Ability to keep accurate records and prepares clear and concise reports.

•     Ability to instruct and train others in operations, maintenance, safety and supervision.

•     Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either;

(a)   Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one

accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry or a closely related field which must have included a minimum of eighteen (18) credit hours in chemistry and four (4) credits hours in microbiology and three (3) years of professional level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the analysis of water, wastewater or industrial waste, in which one (1) year of experience must have been in the administration and compliance of NELAC laboratory,   OR

(b)   Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one

accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associate’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely related field with which must have included a minimum of eighteen (18) credit hours in chemistry and four (4) credits hours in microbiology and three (5) years of professional level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the analysis of water, wastewater or industrial waste, in which one (1) year of experience must have been in the administration and compliance of NELAC laboratory, and

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Must possess and maintain certification as an Instructor of Basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by the American Red Cross within six months of appointment, along with a New York State Drivers License.

Send Resume to: Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board
4480 Vestal Road
Vestal, NY 13850

Applications may be picked up at the facility or you may call Michele at 607-729-2975 ext 25.

 

Post date: Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:38pm
Company Name: NYSDOCCS Willard DTC
Contact Name: Louis Bower III
Contact Phone: 607-869-5500 ext 3600
Contact Email: Louis.Bower3@doccs.ny.gov
Contact Fax: 607-869-5708
Description:

Senior Filter Plant Operator:

 

Minimum Experience Required:

Candidate needs certification from the Department of Health in the grade required for operation of the Water Treatment Plant to which assigned appointees may be temporarily employed pending certification, but must be removed if they fail to achieve certification.

 

Job Description:

Advanced Performance Level; *under the general direction of higher level facility operation staff* operate the larger and more complex water filtration plants, and may supervise Filter Plant Operators and other staff.

When operating collocated water treatment and wastewater filtration systems, the Senior Filter Plant Operator supervises Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators, and possesses an appropriate wastewater certification issued by the Department of Environmental Conversation. Perform all of the duties and responsibilities of the Filter Plant Operator, but over more complex systems as described in the distinguishing characteristic or operate water purification and wastewater treatment filtration systems that are collocated at the same facility. May perform the full range of supervisory duties such as approve leave and track time and attendance; identify staff development needs: evaluate staff performance and complete performance evaluations.

 

Starting Salary : $42,631.00

 

Benefits eligible position

Post date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:41pm
Company Name: Town of Niskayuna
Contact Name: Kathy Persons
Contact Phone: 5183864520
Contact Email: kpersons@niskayuna.org
Contact Fax: 5183864592
Description:

The Town of Niskayuna is seeking a Senior Treatment Plant Operator for its' Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Minimum qualifications include possession of a NYS Grade 3A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's license and graduation from high school or equivalency diploma.  See Niskayuna.org for more details.

 

Post date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:53pm
Company Name: Xylem
Contact Name: Dorothy Molgano
Contact Phone: 914-323-5825
Contact Email: Dorothy.Molgano@xyleminc.com
Contact Fax:
Description:

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Sales Representative to work in our Albany, NY office. The Sales Representative will be responsible for soliciting orders, selling the company’s product line and accessories, and representing the company in accordance with company policies in the area assigned; including maintaining an awareness of local competitive conditions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Xylem and to work with people who share in the passion to face global water challenges.

Essential Functions:

Work with local end-users, operators, plant/utility manager or director, and consulting engineers to meet or exceed customer pumping needs by utilizing Flygt products.

Conduct, lunch and learn presentations to inform customers of latest Flygt products Act as a liaison between the operations/ maintenance departments and engineering departments within a commercial municipal customer site to ensure better station design utilizing Flygt products Monitor bid boards for opportunities and work with inside sales staff on job quotations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Civil)

2+ years of technical sales or sales related experience (pump industry preferred) in the Commercial/Municipal markets.  \This position may require overnight travel.

Individual must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record, have a high mechanical aptitude, superior customer service, computer and presentation skills, and have solid logical troubleshooting capability.

Underground construction experience is a plus.

Experience with pumps, mixers, electrical controls, hydraulics, and ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics is a plus.

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