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Post date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 1:54pm
Company Name: Suez North America
Contact Name: Ritu Madan
Contact Phone: 201-750-5797
Contact Email: Ritu.madan@suez.com
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Description:

Chief Plant Operator - SUEZ North America - West Nyack, New York

Leading the Resource Revolution

With more than 6,700 employees dedicated to leading the resource revolution and integrating environmental sustainability into every aspect of our business, SUEZ proudly serves over 6.4 million people across all 50 states and Canada. The Chief Plant Operator serves as Superintendent of Treatment and Supply for plant operations and is responsible for ensuring continuous supply of potable water. This role manages the workforce, consultants and contractors in order to ensure safe and efficient operation and compliance of the Lake Deforest Dam and Water Treatment Plant, outlying groundwater sources, boosters and storage tanks.

Suez Water New York (SWNY) services approximately 300,000 people throughout Rockland County and small portions of Orange and Putnam Counties. The system encompasses over 1,000 miles of mains and 6,000 hydrants. This position requires professionalism and independent judgment, as well as the ability to manage staff in a union environment. The successful candidate will develop and implement a vision and strategy for the production department in alignment with corporate and NY division operations.

Qualifications:

•     Minimum 7 years of related experience in water utility operations; supervisory experience preferred

•     Both New York State 5A Commercial Pesticide Applicator and Water Treatment Plant Class IA-IB Operator certification or acquisition within one year of hire

•     Proficiency in MS Office Suite

•     Understanding of instrumentation, automation design, maintenance management systems, hydraulics, distribution systems and Graphic Information Systems (GIS)

•     Knowledge of water utility operations, maintenance and construction practices

•     Familiarity with regulatory compliance and related safety practices

•     Ability to interpret engineering plans and specifications

•     Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, management, organized labor groups, local and state agencies, local officials and customers, as well as negotiate with contractors/vendors

•     Ability to work on emergency stand-by (Emergency Supervisor)

About SUEZ North America

We are at the dawn of the resource revolution. In a world facing high demographic growth, runaway urbanization and the shortage of natural resources, securing, optimizing and renewing resources are essential to our future. As the nation’s second largest environmental services firm, SUEZ North America supplies drinking water, wastewater and waste management solutions to 6.4 million people daily, and we are fiercely dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart resource management. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.

For complete details and to apply, visit:  https://suezna-careers.silkroad.com/   and search via requisition: 2886-110.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Post date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 1:11pm
Company Name: Bath Electric, Gas & Water Systems
Contact Name: Erin B. Bonacci
Contact Phone: 607-664-9103
Contact Email: EBONACCI@BEGWS.COM
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Description:

Maintenance Person Position at Bath Electric, Gas and Water Systems

Applicants must be knowledgeable in the installation, maintenance and repair of gas distribution systems, water supply, storage and distribution systems, sewer collection and conveyance systems; and general construction practices.

The selected candidate must submit to a complete background check, physical, and drug and alcohol testing before employment.

Compensation is $34,000 annually and the Village of Bath offers a competitive benefits package.

Applications for Employment (mandatory) and resumes (optional) will be received on an ongoing basis at the office of Bath Electric, Gas and Water Systems, 7 South Avenue, Bath, New York 14810, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please contact Erin B. Bonacci, Director of Municipal Utilities, at 607-664-9103 or ebonacci@begws.com with any questions.

Post date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 8:24am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority
Contact Name: Bridget Barclay
Contact Phone: 845-486-3601
Contact Email: bebarclay@dutchessny.gov
Contact Fax: 845-486-3656
Description:

The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Project Manager: Water and Wastewater for a county-wide authority.  This is a full–time professional position responsible for the development and oversight of municipal water and wastewater projects from initial conception to final completion. The Project Manager reports directly to the Executive Director, is part of the organization’s management team, and may supervise subordinate staff.  The position develops project performance criteria, budgets and schedules, prepares documents for procurement of professional consultants and contractors, and monitors projects, consultants and contractors for conformance to project cost, schedule and technical objectives.  The position will typically be responsible for multiple projects, and may perform small project design.    The Project Manager is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Authority’s five year capital plan.  This position interacts with the Operations Department in the defining of projects, obtaining input during the design phase of projects and coordinating construction and commissioning.  The position is also responsible for maintaining technical water and wastewater standards, and review of commercial and industrial service connections including water backflow prevention applications.

Minimum Qualifications: EITHER

Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering or closely related field and 5 years of post-degree experience in environmental or civil engineering,  project management or construction management, which involved significant responsibilities for the overall administration of projects; OR Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering or closely related field and 7 years work experience as described above.

Preference is given to candidates with 10 years’ experience in water and wastewater project management, construction oversight and facility planning.

Special Requirement: Possession of a license as a professional engineer in the State of New York at the time of appointment.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

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

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority

1 Lagrange Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Or by Email to dcwwa@dutchessny.gov

Attn: Executive Director

 

Post date: Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:00am
Company Name: City of Amsterdam NY
Contact Name: Richard Miller
Contact Phone: 518-841-4331
Contact Email: rmiller@amsterdamny.gov
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Description:

Chief Operator - Wastewater Treatment Plant

City of Amsterdam NY is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Operator - Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Applicant must possess a Grade 4A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, six (6) years operating experience at a wastewater plant, two (2) years operating experience at an activated sludge plant, and a supervisory management.

Candidate must qualify through a Civil Service Examination.  Salary is negotiable commensurate with experience, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and references on or before May 15, 2019 to: City Engineer, City of Amsterdam, 61 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010

Post date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:42pm
Company Name: Village of Mexico
Contact Name: John Power
Contact Phone: 315-963-3853
Contact Email: mexicodpw@centralny.twcbc.com
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Description:

Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer Twenty Hours Per Week

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS The work involves responsibility for enforcing the provisions of local building and zoning laws and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. An employee in this class is responsible for enforcing standards for the condition, occupancy, maintenance, conservation, rehabilitation and renewal of existing building structures and premises and for the safeguarding of life and property therein and thereabout from the hazards of fire, explosion or release of toxic gases arising from the storage handling or use of combustible or hazardous substances, materials or devices. Work is performed under the general supervision of a town or village board or administrative official depending upon assignment, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment only as permitted by the board or administrative official. In some towns or villages, general supervision may be exercised over a Deputy Codes Enforcement officer and/or a small number of clerical employees. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Reviews, checks and passes on plans and specifications submitted with building permit applications for compliance with building code, the zoning ordinance and applicable laws prior to issuing permits.

Inspects buildings and structures in the process of construction or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications and all requirements of applicable ordinances and laws, including N.Y. State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.

Issues building permits and furnishes the prescribed certificates of occupancy upon application.

Explains the requirements of the local building code, local zoning ordinances and the N.Y. State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building code law and other applicable laws to building contractors and to the general public.

Provides for removal of illegal or unsafe conditions and secures the necessary safeguards during construction.

Orders unsafe conditions in existing structures to be removed and arranges for condemnation notices to owners and builders of improper or hazardous structures.

Inspects existing buildings and structures to insure their conformity with safety standards and eliminating of fire hazards.

May conduct investigation of source, origin, and circumstances of fires, and fire prevention code.

Investigates complaints and assists in prosecuting violation of the building and fire prevention code and zoning ordinances.

Prepares periodic reports and keeps related records and may supervise a small size staff.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Good knowledge of the requirements of the local and New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code and Zoning Code.

Good knowledge of practices, principles, materials and tools used in building construction.

Good knowledge of fire prevention practices and procedures.

Good knowledge of the building trades.

Ability to inspect buildings and enforce provisions of building and fire prevention codes.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with other public officials, with building contractors and with the general public.

Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.

Ability to prepare written and oral reports and maintain detailed records.

 

Post date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:37pm
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 HEAD ELECTRICIAN (Temporary)

$62,000.00 - $69,316.00 PER YEAR

BINGHAMTON/JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

Send Resume/Cover Letter 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. 24.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is skilled work in installing, maintaining and repairing a variety of electrical equipment at the Binghamton/Johnson City Wastewater Treatment Facility and its Terminal Pump Station. The work is performed under the supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent. Incumbents of this position will make out work and time schedules, put together quote specifications, and purchase material and tools following the guidelines of the plants procurement policy.

The incumbent will supervise the plant Electrician and or helpers. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Installs, maintains and repairs electric motors, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s), pumps and generators as well as associated circuitry; installs, maintains and repairs electric fixtures, switches, lamps and calibrates electronic equipment; installs rigid conduit, pulls and splices wire on new and renovation projects; performs work on existing S.C.A.D.A. systems and associated Programmable Logic Controls (PLC’s), power supplies and equipment; keeps accurate records of time and material used in electrical installations and repairs; may assist the painters, carpenters and plumbers in major department work projects; operates motor equipment in transporting equipment, tools and parts; supervises the plant electrician and or helpers; makes out work assignments, performs annual reviews and schedules time; designs new circuitry and projects within the scope of the Wastewater Treatment Plant; assists electrical engineers in detailing wiring configurations, as-built and interconnectivity with new and existing circuitry.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Good knowledge of the practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions of the trade; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate and care for power equipment; willingness to work on departmental projects in other trades; willingness and ability to lead or supervise in work projects of department activities; ability to supervise and schedule subordinates; working knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s); ability to work with Windows based software; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from High School or possession of a High School equivalency diploma and Four (4) years verifiable experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment which will have included Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and windows based software.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Journeyman Electrician License in the City of Binghamton or Johnson City or the ability to pass the test within the probationary period. Possession of the appropriate level Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at time of appointment and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.

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

 

Post date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:31pm
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:

SENIOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR (Temporary)

$65,000.00 - $72,553.00 PER YEAR

BINGHAMTON/JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT Send Resume/Cover Letter 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. 24.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  The work is carried out in accordance with procedures established to promote the efficient operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater.  The work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent.

Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees in the performance of their assigned duties. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:  Performs or reviews various lab analysis for process control and reporting; Issues instructions and guidance on the regulation of plant processes; Prepares periodic reports on plant operations; Prepares regular Discharge Monitoring Reports; Conducts training and education; Supervises and ensures that facilities and employees comply with all Federal and State Safety Regulations; Assists in coordinating plant work schedules; Delegates work assignments to plant Operators and Maintainers; Supervises and performs a variety of maintenance programs throughout the facility; Operates all plant equipment and major unit processes; Performs periodic employee disciplinary actions; Assists in employee performance evaluations; May be assigned responsibility for operating and maintaining the plant in the absence of the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent; Provides quick response and direction in emergency situations.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Good knowledge of the practices used and the equipment required in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater; good knowledge of the operations of a modern wastewater treatment plant; working knowledge of the principles and applications of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as applied to wastewater treatment and disposal; skill in the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment;  ability to read, understand and record data from gauges, scales, and meters; ability to supervise and delegate work to subordinates; ability to make routine laboratory and filed tests for control of plant operation;  ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; ability to work with computer programs including, Windows based Excel and Word; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed;  physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1.    Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation approved curriculum; and

2.    Completion of an appropriate course of instruction approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; and Not less than eighteen months of satisfactory experience in the actual operation of a wastewater treatment plant with a point score of 76 or greater, and facilities of the appropriate type; and 

3.    The ability to conduct the routine laboratory and field tests required for the control of the operation of a wastewater treatment plant with such facilities.

Grade 3 can use one of the following options to meet the minimum education requirements:

The operating experience discussed under these options is required in addition to the approved operating experience.

QUALIFYING OPTIONS FOR GRADE 3 OPERATIONS:  (Must also have required duration of approved operating experience – 18 months).

a)    AAS degree from a duly accredited university or school in a NYSDEC approved curriculum, or

b)    AAS degree from a duly accredited university or school, plus eighteen months operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant, or

c)    AA degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science from a duly accredited university or school, plus eighteen months operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant, or

d)    High school or equivalency diploma and three years of operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

(1) Wastewater treatment plant with a point score of 76 or greater.  The candidate must possess a Grade 3 certificate issued under the provisions of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

(2) Possession of a New York State Driver’s License is required at time of appointment, and maintain the license and/or certificate during the entire length of appointment.

DEFINITIONS:

Operating Experience:

Is defined as work experience at a wastewater treatment plant with a SPDES permit.  A minimum of fifty (50) percent of the work experience must include hands-on operation of all unit processes at the WWTP.

Approved Operating Experience:

Is defined as work experience at a wastewater treatment plant with a SPDES permit having the same or higher point score for which certification is being sought. A minimum of fifty (50) percent of the experience must include hands-on operation of all unit processes at the WWTP.

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

Post date: Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:25am
Company Name: Town of Niskayuna
Contact Name: Matthew Yetto
Contact Phone: 518-386-4520
Contact Email: myetto@niskayuna.org
Contact Fax: 518-386-4592
Description:

The Town of Niskayuna has the following employment opportunities:

1. Water & Sewer Maintenance Worker 

2. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with a 2A license

3. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with a 3A license

For more information and salaries visit: http://www.niskayuna.org

Post date: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:23am
Company Name: Village of Whitney Point
Contact Name: Ryan Reynolds
Contact Phone: 607-237-1170
Contact Email: mayor@whitneypoint.org
Contact Fax: 607-692-2934
Description:

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An incumbent in this position is responsible for the efficient maintenance and operation of a Wastewater Treatment Plant. The work is performed under the general supervision of either a higher level operator qualified to be in charge of the plant or a higher level administrator. This position may oversee the work of subordinate staff in the performance of their assigned duties. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Operates, inspects, maintains and repairs pumps, motors, compressors, valves, screens, filters and other related mechanical and electrical equipment at a wastewater treatment plant; Performs laboratory and field tests on samples to determine treatment plant effectiveness and efficiency; Records readings from meters and gauges; Cleans channels, screens, tanks and other related equipment; Preparation and maintains of activity records and reports; Performs custodial duties in connection with the maintenance of the treatment plant’s buildings and grounds; Performs duties of increasing responsibility as assigned in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Good knowledge of the principles and procedures of the maintenance and operation of a wastewater treatment plant; Working knowledge of the elementary principles of chemistry and general science as related to a wastewater treatment plant; Skill in the operation and maintenance of pumps, motors, valves, and other related mechanical and electrical equipment; Ability to read, understand and record data from meters and gauges; Ability to make routine laboratory and field tests of treatment plant samples; Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions; WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR –CONTD 2 Ability to get along well with others; Mechanical aptitude; Good judgement; Dependability; Alertness; MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and successful completion of the required wastewater treatment operator course.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT: Possession of the required 3A certificate as issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 6NYCRR Part 650.11, appropriate to the plant.

NOTE: Incumbents in this position may be required to be on call/respond to emergencies on weekends, evenings and holidays.

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Post date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 8:21am
Company Name: Village of Alexandria Bay
Contact Name: Molly Briere
Contact Phone: 315-482-9902
Contact Email: Alexandriabayvillageoffices@gmail.com
Contact Fax: 315-482-5160
Description:

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION High School Graduation CLASS II A License Familiar with D.E. Filtration.

Operates pumps, valves, motors, and gauges.

Performs maintenance work and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment Records readings of meters and gauges.

Regulates and adjusts chlorinators.

Back wash filters.

Takes samples of water for testing.

Makes necessary tests for control of plant operation.

Assists in the instruction of Trainees.

Supervises the work of laborers and other subordinate employees.

Keeps a log of plant operations and related records.

Performs custodial duties in connection with maintenance of buildings and grounds.

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