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Post date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:45pm
Company Name: The City of Peekskill
Contact Name: Lisa Vera
Contact Phone: 914-734-4161
Contact Email: lvera@cityofpeekskill.com
Contact Fax: 914-930-2817
Description:

OPENING FOR MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (UTILITY)

Salary: $77,792

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Maintenance Mechanic (Utility).  This position performs specialized work associated with the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment used in a water and treatment plant. Please see the below job description for a complete list of duties and responsibilities.

Please submit application to the City of Peekskill Human Resources Department, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566.  You may also submit this material via e-mail (lvera@cityofpeekskill.com).  Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department).  There are no residency requirements to participate in the application process, but preference in appointment may be given to qualified candidates that have been City of Peekskill residents for at least 30 days prior to the effective date of appointment.

The City of Peekskill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (UTILITY)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class performs a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work involving two or more building trades such as masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical or painting, in all municipal buildings and facilities, including the municipal water and/or sewer treatment plant.  Workers may assist a higher-level trades person, or work alone in the performance of the job. Typical work situations involve using initiative and decision making skills in performing assignments that are given verbally, in writing or those that are self-selected. Duties usually involve a level of independence in choice of method and priority.  The Maintenance Mechanic

(Utility) title differs from the Maintenance Mechanic (Repair) title in that the Maintenance Mechanic (Utility) additionally performs specialized work associated with the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment used in a water and/or sewer treatment plant.  Supervision may be exercised over subordinate maintenance personnel.  Does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:  (Illustrative Only)

Performs maintenance and repair of treatment plant equipment and systems including pumps, pipelines, water meters, hydrants, fans, electric motors, blowers, valves, speed reducers, hoists, pneumatic systems, electrical and electronic systems;

Uses mechanical screening equipment to identify and service water and/or waste leaks;

Maintains, overhauls and repairs heating and cooling units and their auxiliary equipment including motors, water and oil pumps, air compressors, pressure reducing valves, feed water regulators, pipes, etc., to ensure that the equipment functions correctly;

Performs a variety of plumbing duties including the installation, maintenance, repair and removal of lavatories, flushometers, toilets, water and soap faucets, heating pipes and sewer pipes, water lines, valves and packing, joints; tests for gas leaks, etc.;

Performs a variety of carpentry duties such as replacing roofs and floors, framing walls, repairing sheetrock, hanging doors, framing out doors or windows, and constructing miscellaneous items with wood or similar materials, measures and cuts as needed, etc.;

Performs maintenance and repair tasks on roadways, paths, parking lots, and walkways, such as patching pavement, edging paths, raking asphalt, installing guide rails, and cleaning and repairing catch-basins, drainage ditches, and culverts by draining, flushing, suction, digging, patching, etc.;

Performs a variety of grounds keeping maintenance and landscaping functions including felling trees, working from a bucket to cut branches and prune trees, grading and re-grading of slopes, and installing turf;

Applies various type of paints to walls and ceilings of buildings by brush, roller or with spray equipment;

Performs routine and emergency repairs and maintenance, both scheduled and in response to emergency situations, as required;

Removes snow and salts and sands sidewalks, stairs, roads, etc., and performs other custodial tasks during the winter months;

Participates in obtaining supplies, equipment and replacement parts;

Reports defective and damaged equipment and supplies to supervisor for corrective action;

Keeps records including, but not limited to work orders, scheduled work, meter readings and priority projects;

Maintains work area in a clean, orderly and safe condition;

Maintains tools involved in work.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES: Good knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment related to water distribution and/or sewer systems including pumps, valves, pipes, and hydrants; good knowledge of the tools, techniques and terminology used in maintenance and repair of buildings; good knowledge of appropriate accident and safety precautions; good knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of appropriate mechanical and plumbing trades; skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and equipment; skill in performing preventative maintenance and repairs in assigned area; ability to read, understand and record data from gauges, scales and meters; ability to learn new work quickly; ability to work effectively individually, or as part of a team; ability to oversee the work of others; ability to follow written instructions or oral assignments; ability to use computer applications or other automated systems, as required; ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position; initiative; resourcefulness in undertaking and completing assigned work; industriousness; mechanical aptitude; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of maintenance and repair experience involving two or more building trades such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, masonry or electrical work, and one (1) year of experience in the maintenance and repair of equipment used in a water and/or sewer system.

SUBSTITUTION:  Satisfactory completion of a vocational program* or trade school course* in any of the building trades mentioned above may substitute for two (2) years of the required work experience.  There is no substitution for the specialized experience in the maintenance and repair of water and/or sewer system equipment.

NOTE:  Unless otherwise noted, only experience gained after attaining the minimum education level indicated in the minimum qualifications will be considered in evaluating experience.

*SPECIAL NOTE:  Education beyond the secondary level must be from an institution recognized or accredited by the Board of Regents of the New York State Department of Education as a post-secondary, degree granting institution.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Depending on work assignment, if operating a motor vehicle, must possess a valid license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.  The appointing authority is responsible for verifying and ensuring that the candidate meets these conditions.

Post date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:40pm
Company Name: The City of Peekskill
Contact Name: Lisa Vera
Contact Phone: 914-734-4160
Contact Email: lvera@cityofpeekskill.com
Contact Fax: 914-930-2817
Description:

VACANCY FOR WATER & SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER GRADE II

Salary: $71,444

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Water & Sewer Maintenance Worker Grade II. This position performs routine semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on water mains, sewer lines, service connections, storm sewers, and pumping stations in connection with the maintenance and repair of a water and sewer system. Please see the job description for a complete list of duties and responsibilities.

Applicants must take and pass the Civil Service Examination for this competitive title. In addition, only reachable candidates from the resulting eligible list will be considered for appointment. Please submit application to the City of Peekskill Human Resources Department, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566.  You may also submit this material via e-mail (lvera@cityofpeekskill.com).  Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department There are no residency requirements to participate in the application process, but preference in appointment may be given to qualified candidates that have been City of Peekskill residents for at least 30 days prior to the effective date of appointment.

The City of Peekskill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WATER AND SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER GRADE II

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Under direct supervision, an incumbent of this class performs routine semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on water mains, sewer lines,service connections, storm sewers, and pumping stations in connection with the maintenance and repair of a water and sewer system.  The incumbent may oversee the work of a small number of Laborers. Does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only)

Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of water mains, hydrants and gate valves;

Flushes water mains, hydrants, and sewers;

Drags sewers;

Repairs and tests motors;

Assists in the operation of a pumping station or water treatment plant equipment;

Taps and inspects new service connections and liens;

Investigates consumer complaints;

Performs custodial duties at the pump house or water treatment plant;

Cuts grass and weeds around lakes and watersheds with power equipment and keeps property clean;

Assists in the cleaning, testing, installation and repair of water meters;

May be assigned to read meters, as necessary;

May assist, as needed, in stock area for water supplies, materials, equipment;

Serves as a relief operator at pumping station and plants, when necessary;

May use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES:  Working knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment and terminology used in the maintenance, repair and installation of water lines, sewer lines and appurtenances; working knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of pumps, motors and other auxiliary equipment as they relate to water distribution and storm sewer systems; ability to read, understand and record data from gauges,scales and meters; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; ability to withstand heavy labor for extended periods; ability to effective use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position; dependability; reliability, physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Completion of eighth grade education and either:  (a) one year of experience as a plumber's helper; (b) one year of work experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of mechanical equipment; (c) one year of work experience in the construction field; or (d) one year of experience as a laborer or water meter reader in a municipal water and sewer department.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT: Possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

Post date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:16am
Company Name: Town of Niskayuna
Contact Name: Richard Pollock
Contact Phone: (518)386-4520
Contact Email: RPollock@Niskayuna.org
Contact Fax: (518)386-4592
Description:

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator: The Town of Niskayuna is seeking an operator for its Wastewater Plant.  Minimum qualifications include possession of a NYS DEC Grade 3A Wastewater Treatment Plant operators'
license and graduation from high school or equivalency diploma.  See Niskayuna.org for more information.

Post date: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 1:41pm
Company Name: Village of Coxsackie
Contact Name: Nikki Bereznak
Contact Phone: 5187312718
Contact Email: nbereznak@villageofcoxsackie.com
Contact Fax: 5187312231
Description:

Village of Coxsackie WATER SUPERINTENDENT

SALARY RANGE:  $48,000-$60,000 – commensurate with experience and certifications

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Has responsible charge of the water supply system; does related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an important supervisory position involving responsibility for maintaining a continuous supply of water. Employees in this class lead in the construction, repair and maintenance of a water distribution system. The supervision of several laborers may be entailed. The work is performed under administrative direction. Immediate supervision is exercised over all activities of the department.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:      (Illustrative Only)

Makes frequent inspections of filter plant, equipment, and reservoirs in order to check operations and execute repairs; Takes water samples for bacteriological and chemical analysis; Oversees the repair of water mains, hydrants, meters, service pipes to consumers’ premises; Plans for future water supply, taking into consideration population increases, industrial conditions, and fire protection; Investigates major complaints regarding the operation of the department; Purchases repair parts and supplies; Maintains maps, blueprints and other departmental records; Trains employees in meter, main and service line repairs; Oversees the clerical and business management activities of the department; Directs water works construction projects; Reads meters, prepares and collects water bills; Coordinates bureau activities with the work of other public works departments and various outside agencies.

And other tasks as assigned by the Village Board.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Reasonably good knowledge of the principles of hydraulics as related to water distribution systems; Thorough knowledge of tools, equipment and terminology employed in water distribution systems; Ability to read meters and make simple computations; Ability to read blueprints; Ability to plan and lay out work of others; Ability to follow oral and written directions; Good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience in the operation and maintenance of a public water supply system or related activities part of which preferably may have been in a supervisory capacity, and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to indicate ability to do the work activities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS: Unless a provision is made by a municipality for an additional position of Filter Plant Operator, the possession of a valid certificate for the appropriate grade operator of a public water treatment and purification plant issued by the State of New York is required.

Post date: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:11am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority
Contact Name: Bridget Barclay
Contact Phone: 8454863601
Contact Email: dcwwa@dutchessny.gov
Contact Fax: 8454863610
Description:

The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Operations for a county-wide authority.  This is a managerial and technical position responsible for the proper and continued functioning of all Authority water and wastewater treatment facilities, water distribution and storage facilities, and sewer collection system facilities.  General direction is received from the Authority Board of Directors and the Executive Director, with wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment.  General and direct supervision is exercised over subordinate professional, technical and clerical staff.  The position is responsible for maintaining compliance with all statutes and regulations governing water and wastewater systems operations; administers day to day operations of personnel matters which included supervision, training, hiring and terminations; develops, schedules, and manages preventative maintenance programs to maintain all equipment in a workable and safe condition; directs and enforces a comprehensive safety program; and prepares annual operating budget requests and monitors expenditures.

Qualifications:

Special requirements include possession of a New York State Grade 2 or higher wastewater treatment plant operator license, and a New York State Grade IIA or higher water treatment plant operator license at time of appointment; plus possession of or eligibility to obtain a Grade D water distribution system license within two years of appointment.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Water and Wastewater Technology or related field and five (5) years experience encompassing water treatment and distribution and wastewater treatment and collection work, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and seven (7)  years experience encompassing water treatment and distribution and wastewater treatment and collection work, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

Starting salary depends on combination of education and years of related experience.  Permanent appointment to the position is subject to civil service examination.

Post date: Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:39pm
Company Name: Subsurface Technologies, Inc
Contact Name: Steve Catania
Contact Phone: 845-567-0695
Contact Email: scatania@subsurfacetech.com
Contact Fax: 845-567-1035
Description:

Pump Installers-Helpers for well & pump service company working in NY/NJ and surrounding states.  Experience with submersibles/turbines and well development desired.  NJ license a plus, CDL and 40 hr OSHA a plus.

Overtime and travel required, top pay plus benefits.  Call 845-567-0695 or fax resume to 845-567-1035.

Post date: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 9:06am
Company Name: DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
Contact Name: Carrie Tuttle
Contact Phone: 315-661-3259
Contact Email: ctuttle@danc.org
Contact Fax: 315-661-3211
Description:

The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a Water Quality Supervisor. DANC is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid 1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  DANC is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor to provide management services of wastewater treatment facilities, water treatment facilities and hydroelectric facilities in St. Lawrence County.

Duties will include: establishing written standard operating procedures; assisting with the direction of day-to-day operations including the assignment of work, ordering of parts and supplies, and scheduling of maintenance; monitoring operations, assessing problems, diagnosing failures; developing spreadsheets to monitor plant performance; making process adjustments to keep facilities within permit limits and optimize operations; implementing safety programs in accordance with regulatory requirements; managing industrial pretreatment programs; overseeing Long-Term Control Plan compliance; implementing and maintaining a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to electronically track preventative maintenance and repair work orders; developing and updating capital plans and asset management plans; capital project implementation; preparing monthly reports and graphs to communicate to customers about plant performance/status of projects; completing periodic regulatory reports and permit renewals; coordination with engineers and customers to resolve problems; work may require irregular hours including attendance at evening board meetings and response during emergencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field, and supervisory experience in municipal water, wastewater and hydroelectric facilities.

Candidates that have completed an Associate’s degree with exceptional experience will be considered. Advanced skills and technical knowledge of water and wastewater treatment attained by specialized courses and on-the-job training are required.  Grade IIIA Wastewater certification and Grade 1A Water certifications issued by the State of New York are preferred.  Minimum of five years directly related experience in water/wastewater treatment/operations and hydroelectric, including at least two years in a supervisory role is recommended. Strong technical, supervisory, and written/verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office applications required; prior experience with a CMMS beneficial.

The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System, tax deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, medical insurance, and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to ctuttle@danc.org.  Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post date: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
Company Name: City of Beacon
Contact Name: Anthony Ruggiero, City Administrator
Contact Phone: 845-838-5009
Contact Email: aruggiero@cityofbeacon.org
Contact Fax: 845-838-5012
Description:

City of Beacon – Superintendent of Water and Sewers
The City of Beacon is a vibrant, exciting community in southern Dutchess County, N.Y. with a population of approximately 15,000 in just under 5 square miles.  The community boasts a proud history, beautiful natural areas from the mountain to the Hudson River, and an involved and active community.  The City seeks an experienced individual to become the Superintendent of Water and Sewers.  The successful candidate will need to take a Civil Service exam and be reachable on the resulting eligible list in order to obtain permanent status.  This is an opportunity for an individual looking for challenge and a chance to make a positive difference.  The new superintendent will be joining a strong and collaborative management team.  Further information is available by contacting City Administrator Anthony J. Ruggiero @ 845-838-5009 or aruggiero@cityofbeacon.org.

The job description and applications are available on-line at: http://www.cityofbeacon.org/Government/employment.htm

Applications should be sent to City Administrator, One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, NY 12508.  Position is open until filled.

The City of Beacon is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ qualified persons without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit applications/resumes to the following address no later than Friday, March 10, 2017

City of Beacon
Attention:  City Administrator Anthony J. Ruggiero
One Municipal Plaza Suite One
Beacon, New York  12508

Post date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 8:35am
Company Name: Veolia North America
Contact Name: Erica Canada
Contact Phone: 3529427326
Contact Email: erica.canada@veolia.com
Contact Fax:
Description:

Veolia North America is seeking an Operations Supervisor to support wastewater operations in Hillburn. NY (Rockland County). This position will assist with the management and daily operation of a wastewater system and ensure compliance with operational, QAJQC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics.

 

5+ years in various positions in wastewater treatment -Minimum 3A wastewater license

 

View full ad and apply online via our website https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=72300

Post date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 8:32am
Company Name: Veolia North America
Contact Name: Erica Canada
Contact Phone: 352-942-7326
Contact Email: erica.canada@veolia.com
Contact Fax:
Description:

Veolia is seeking a water/wastewater Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Technician to perform a variety of operation and maintenance functions at water production and related facilities. This is an entry-level position that performs basic operational duties under the direction of a certified operator, performs maintenance tasks, and performs janitorial and laborer duties. Experience in water/wastewater environment is preferred for this position available in Northern Westchester, but we will consider training the right candidate. The selected candidate must be willing to complete training and obtain certification in both water and wastewater treatment. Candidate must have strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving abilities.

 

View the full ad and apply online. https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=72459

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