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Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA) - Human Resources Assistant (Posted 10/5/2021)

The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA) is seeking applicants for a Human Resources Assistant.  This position will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the SMCMUA’s Human Resources (HR) functions.  The selected professional will be assigned to report to the principal offices of SMCMUA located in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey.  Interested candidates are requested to visit https://smcmua.org/employment.htm for job description and application instructions. 

Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA) - Director of Operations (Posted 10/5/2021)

The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA) is seeking applicants for a Director of Operations.  This position is responsible for management of the Authority’s Operations Division and for performance of the duties of the New Jersey Level 4 Distribution (W-4) Licensed Operator

of Record (LOR).  The primary duties are performed in functional areas for transmission and distribution operations and asset management, industrial equipment and facility asset management, groundskeeping and fleet maintenance. The selected professional will be assigned to report to the principal offices of SMCMUA located in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey.  Interested candidates are requested to visit https://smcmua.org/employment.htm for job description and application instructions. 

South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority - Authority Engineer (Posted 10/4/2021)

The South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority is seeking an individual to fill the position of full time Authority Engineer.

Qualified candidates must possess a BS degree in Engineering and/or related Science; along with prior experience working as a Consulting, Municipal, or Authority Engineer. The individual must possess knowledge of New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law, typical public bidding procedures, have experience/knowledge of NJDEP Water Quality Regulations and the ability to manage an Asset Management Program.   A New Jersey P.E. is desirable, but not required.

The successful candidate will have the capability to develop plans, specifications and contracts; supervise and evaluate plans and construction work; the ability to relate well to contractors, the general public and fellow employees; the competence and experience in design of wastewater utility systems and preparation of permit applications. Proficiency in the operation of computer programs, including relational database(s), SCADA, hydraulic models, GIS and CADD preferred.

In exchange for these qualifications and talents, a competitive salary and comprehensive health benefit package is offered.  Interested professionals are requested to visit www.smrsa.org for a complete job description.  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and completed job application to position@smrsa.org.

EOE M/F/D/V/SO/ Drug Free Workplace

Shore Water Company Operator - Immediate Opening (Posted 9/24/2021)

Shore Water Company - Immediate need of a Licensed Operator

Shore Water Company, a privately owned water utility servicing the shore community of South Seaside Park, is in immediate need of a Licensed Operator to run our operations. The Operator will be responsible for the overall management of operation and maintenance functions of all distribution system assets, treatment, pumping, storage and water quality testing activities for the Company in accordance with industry best practices and procedures. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, but we would consider hiring part-time on an interim basis. Salary is commensurate with experience. Relocation stipend will be considered. Please email a cover letter and resume to joy@shorewaterco.com

 

https://www.indeed.com/job/water-utility-operations-manager-70c256ead4c0e7b9

 

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THE BOROUGH OF WOODSTOWN Public Works Part Time Laborer (Posted 9/20/2021)

Applications are now being accepted for part time laborer position in Public Works. 

Primary duties will include but are not limited to general maintenance, grass cutting, weed whacking, leaf collection, wood chipping, trash removal, and general cleaning.  

Requirements are a High School diploma or GED, a valid NJ driver’s license and the ability to lift 50 lbs.

Mandatory pre-employment physical, drug testing, and background checks.

 

Woodstown Borough is an equal opportunity employer

Applications are available at https://historicwoodstown.org

Submit completed application to https://woodstownclerk@comcast.net


The Borough of Woodstown - F/T, Public Works CDL Driver/CDL Operator (Posted 9/20/2021)

Applications are now being accepted for full time position of Public Works CDL Applications are now being accepted for full time position of Public Works CDL Driver/Operator.

Primary duties will include general maintenance and daily operations of Public Works, Water and some Sewer.

Requirement: Strong Mechanical Skills, High School Grad or GED, CDL license class B/tanker required.

 Must attend introduction to water training classes at night, able to lift 50 lbs. Pre-employment physical, drug testing and back ground checks are mandatory.

 

Applications are available at https://historicwoodstown.org

Submit completed application to woodstownclerk@comcast.net

Woodstown Borough is an equal opportunity employer.

Woodstown Sewer Authority – Wastewater Operator Employee (Posted 9/8/2021)

Woodstown Sewer Authority is currently seeking a wastewater operator employee for their treatment plant. The facility covers a daily flow of just under 500,000 gallons per day. Interested individuals must hold a S2/C1 or higher license. We also believe in a strong maintenance and capital equipment replacement plan. Will pay competitive salary. Qualified individuals can expect to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes, the collection system and its components. The chosen candidate will be responsible for the technical aspects of plant operations and collection operations to maintain compliance with State and Federal operating regulations. Duties are performed under the direction of the chief operator or operator in charge. Other qualifications include: valid NJ CDL driver’s license and considerable math and computer skills. Interested candidates can send their resume to the Woodstown Sewer Authority at BA@woodstownsa.com 

Woodstown Sewer Authority – Wastewater Employee - (Posted 9/8/2021)

Woodstown Sewer Authority is currently seeking a wastewater employee for their treatment plant. The facility covers a daily flow of just under 500,000 gallons per day. We also believe in a strong maintenance and capital equipment replacement plan. Will pay competitive salary. Qualified individuals can expect to perform various semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work for the operation, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment facility under the supervision of the chief operator or operator in charge. Other qualifications include: high school diploma/GED and six (6) months of experience in maintenance and repair, and the ability to obtain CDL-B with tank endorsement within six (6) months of start date. Interested candidates can send their resume to the Woodstown Sewer Authority at BA@woodstownsa.com

Town of Newton - Water Operator - Department of Public Works (posted 9/1/2021)
Water Operator - Department of Public Works

Summary:
The Water Operator role reporting to the Public Works Director will be responsible for the operation of the Town of Newton’s Water Treatment Plant. The 1.5 MGD microfiltration plant is located in Sparta Township, New Jersey.

 

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Atlantic City MUA - Distribution Manager (Posted 8/23/2021)

Distribution Manager - Atlantic City MUA

The Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority seeks candidates for the full-time position of Distribution Manager. The Authority provides public water service in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Authority offers excellent health benefits, a member of the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement system and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Performs administrative and supervisory duties involved in the operation, maintenance and management of a Water Distribution System. This includes overseeing the maintenance, repair, water main service installations, reading of water meters manually or electronically and the  accounting  functions and billing  procedures  for the providing  of  water  services; Coordinate, plan, supervise and direct the construction and maintenance of water mains and services; supervises the water distribution staff and equipment maintenance operations.

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Evesham MUA - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority (Posted 8/23/2021)
The Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority, operates three waste water treatment plants processing a combined 3.6 million gallons of waste water per day collected and transported by a collection system consisting of 17 miles of force main; 145 miles of gravity mains and 26 pumping stations. In addition, the Authority produces and distributes high quality drinking water through a system that includes 11 wells, 3 elevated storage towers and 220 miles of water mains. The Authority has an immediate opening for a licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for performing tasks related to the treatment and disposal of wastewater for the residents of Evesham Township. The successful candidate will be required to possess prior experience in the operation and maintenance of a public wastewater treatment plant and possess a valid Class 2 NJDEP Wastewater Treatment System License (S2). The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and comes with a comprehensive benefits package offering paid vacation, sick leave, personal time, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System. To view the complete position description and to obtain an employment application, please visit www.eveshammua.com/careers. Interested candidates should submit a resume and completed application by close of business on September 20, 2021. Applications and resumes may be mailed to:
The Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority, 100 Sharp Road P.O. Box 467, Marlton, NJ 08053 Attn: Frank Locantore. EEO Employer.
Burlington Township – ASSISTANT WATER SUPERINTENDENT
We are currently seeking one (1) full-time Assistant Water Superintendent in the Department of Public Works, Burlington Township Water Department.  All Applicants Must possess a T3 & W3 License or Higher and have at least Five (5) years of experience in operating, adjusting, regulating, repairing, and maintaining electric motors, pumps, valves, and other electrical and mechanical equipment used in a water treatment plant, pumping station, or filtration plant. 

Submit Burlington Township's employment application and resume (if available) to: Department of Human Resources, Township of Burlington, 851 Old York Road, Burlington Township, NJ 08016, or via email to jbotlinger@twp.burlington.nj.us by August 20, 2021.

Job description is attached for your reference:
Assistant Water Superintendent

Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority (HMUA) – Deputy Director (Posted 8/3/2021)

The Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority (HMUA) has an immediate opening for a full time Deputy Executive Director. HMUA owns and operates public water supply and distribution facilities and sanitary sewer collection and treatment facilities serving five municipalities in Warren and Morris Counties. 

The Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, five years of experience in water and/or wastewater related fields and strong computer skills.  Engineering degree strongly desired.  Water and sewer operation licenses are also highly desirable.  Position includes close coordination with Executive Director, management of staff and professional consultants.  Responsibilities will involve working with engineering design drawings; maintenance of GIS information; SCADA systems; monitoring and tracking of operations performance objectives; oversight of construction and operations for quality assurance; tracking of system performance goals; tracking of regulatory compliance requirements and goals; and various other projects. 

Must have desire to work in innovative and team oriented environment. Position requires strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.  Successful candidate must possess strong understanding of water and wastewater operations and ability to understand engineering design and construction documents.

HMUA is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a strong benefits package, including NJ State health benefits, pension (PERS), and generous paid time off and holidays.  Qualified candidate must possess valid driver’s license, successfully pass a background check, and meet New Jersey residency requirements.

For more information, visit www.hmua.com.  If interested, please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to nlasch@hmua.com or mail to HMUA, P.O. Box 450, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.

 

 

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Water Treatment Plant Operator level I-III (F/T) (Posted 8/3/2021)

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Water Treatment Plant Operator level I-III (F/T). East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking a career minded individual to lead its water department. This individual must be able to perform skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system and related equipment. Applicant works under the supervision of the Water Operations General Foreman within the water utility department. Must have minimum ten years of experience in the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and operations of water treatment facilities and booster stations (chemical feed systems, analyzing water samples, pumps, etc.). Possess a valid license (T-3, W3) issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a water treatment plant or be able to obtain within 2 years. Wastewater treatment and/or collection (S, C) a plus. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. Must possess a Class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey or must be obtained within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send a resume and a complete employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE

 

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Wastewater Collection Technician III – Assistant General Foreman (F/T)

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Wastewater Collection Technician III – Assistant General Foreman (F/T). East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking a career minded individual to supervise its wastewater collection department. This individual must be able to perform skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater conveyance system and related equipment. Applicant works under the supervision of the Executive Director within the wastewater collection utility department. Should have thorough knowledge and ten years’ experience in work involving the maintenance, repair and installation of wastewater infrastructure. This is a supervisory position. Possess a valid license (C-4) issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a wastewater conveyance system or have a C-3 License and be able to obtain a C-4 within 2 years. Wastewater treatment and/or distribution license (S, W and T) a plus. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. Also, will be required to obtain a driver’s license with a class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. Excellent opportunity for a career minded individual. East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send a resume and a complete employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE

SMCMUA - Operations Assistant Supervisor, Daily Operations (Posted 7/23/2021)

Title:  Operations Assistant Supervisor, Daily Operations

Location:  Cedar Knolls, NJ

Status:  Full-Time

Job Description Scope:

The position requires the performance of daily operations, field staff supervision, contract management and maintenance of inventory and records as applicable to the Operations Division with a primary focus on daily operations. Asset management for this position includes preventative maintenance and repair functions of transmission and distribution system assets that include mains, valves, hydrants, meters and related assets.

The position performs work under the direction of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 4 Public Water Distribution and Treatment Licensed Operators of Record (LOR).

Key Responsibilities:

×           Under direction, act as the lead for daily operations (i.e. staff scheduling and assignments; main, hydrant, valve and meter repair and installations; leak detection; utility markout program; under direction conduct staff training on associated inspection and related procedures; etc.).

×           Demonstrate comprehension of, and satisfactory compliance with, Authority policies, procedures, practices and processes.

×           Under direction, administer daily support, troubleshooting, and asset management of transmission and distribution system and operations.

×           Under direction, supervise staff in repair and preventative maintenance type activities and administrative functions.

×           Acquires basic applied knowledge and develops skills in the repair and preventative maintenance of transmission and distribution system assets (mains, valves, hydrants, meters, etc.).

×           Under direction, administer service contracts such as those used for main, hydrant and valve repair and installation, leak detection service contracts, etc.; including contract administration, budget tracking, scheduling of work and invoice approval.

×           Under direction, maintain and order inventory for transmission and distribution system assets such as pipes, hydrants, valves, meters, testing equipment, etc. including the production of purchase requisitions, tracking expenditures on purchase orders, contract management, etc.

×           Maintain accurate and organized records.

×           Apply the use of information technology and equipment for troubleshooting and problem resolution.

×           Exercise limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work.

×           Receive close supervision on unusual or difficult problems, and general review of all aspects of work.

×           Performs administrative tasks associated with the production of Division reports, compliance reports, records management, etc.

Qualifications:

-          Position requires a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 1 Public Water Distribution (W-1) license or demonstrated ability to obtain within an approved time period.

-          Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and supervision, while harmoniously working with co-workers, supervisors, managers, and the public.

-          Proficiency in personal computing applications such as Microsoft Office, ESRI applications, maintenance management applications.

-          Excellent comprehension, written and oral skills in English so that involved and complicated instructions and technical texts can be read, understood, produced and communicated to staff.

-          Excellent organizational skills including the ability to plan effectively.

-          Maintenance of a New Jersey Basic Driver’s License.

-          Willingness to work an early schedule 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

-          Willingness to successfully complete an illegal substance test, background check, motor vehicle check, and functional capacity assessment.

Company Description:

In 1977, the Governing Bodies of Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township (the Creating Municipalities) passed parallel ordinances creating The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA or Authority). SMCMUA provides high quality drinking water to customers in Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township with some service in Mendham Township and Harding Township, and to certain customers and municipalities outside its District in Morris County, New Jersey. On a typical day, about 100,000 people rely on SMCMUA's commitment to high quality for their drinking water needs.  With over 15,000 residential and 2,500 commercial/industrial accounts, SMCMUA is Morris County's largest water purveyor. It is our mission to produce the highest quality services and productivity on every project. Thank you for your interest in joining out SMCMUA community.

Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate to experience, comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision), FSA, Vacation, Sick, Holiday and PTO, 457b option (waiting periods may apply), Life insurance, retirement benefits and so much more.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:

The SMCMUA, known as the Authority, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Please visit https://smcmua.org/employment.htm for the full job description and application instructions.

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Facilities Maintenance Technician Level I - III (Posted 7/23/2021)
East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Facilities Maintenance Technician Level I - III. East Windsor MUA is seeking a career minded individual to help lead its facility maintenance team. This position consist of maintenance on a variety of light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to water/waste water treatment plant equipment, pumping equipment, chemical equipment, SCADA (computer aided) equipment, tractor-mowers, dump trucks, back hoes, light trucks, HVAC systems, etc. Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Facility Maintenance or successfully completing two (2) years of training as a Facilities Maintenance Mechanic, including formal training in the operation, maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of equipment in the conveyance, transmission, distribution and treatment of water and wastewater. Possess a valid license (T-1, W-1, C1 or S1) issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a water/wastewater treatment plant and/or water distribution /collection system is preferred. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. Applicant will be required to possess a driver’s license with a class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey or must be obtained within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. East Windsor MUA offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send resume and completed employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE
East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Wastewater Treatment Operator IV –General Foreman (F/T) (Posted 7/23/2021)

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Wastewater Treatment Operator IV –General Foreman (F/T). East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking a career minded individual to work in its wastewater treatment department. This individual must be able to perform a variety of skilled and complex work related to the administration, operation and maintenance of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) plant. Applicant works under the supervision of the Executive Director. Must have thorough knowledge and ten years’ experience in work involving the operations, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment facility and a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position. Must Possess a valid license (S-4) or have an S-3 license and be able to obtain a S-4 within 1 year that is issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Other NJDEP licenses (C, W & T) a plus. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. May be required to obtain a driver’s license with a class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. Excellent opportunity for a career minded individual. East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send a resume and a complete employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Wastewater Treatment Operator IV –Superintendent (F/T) (7/23/2021)

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Wastewater Treatment Operator IV –Superintendent (F/T). East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking a career minded individual to work in its wastewater treatment department. This individual must be able to perform a variety of skilled and complex work related to the administration, operation and maintenance of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) plant. Applicant works under the supervision of the Executive Director. Must have thorough knowledge and ten years’ experience in work involving the operations, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment facility and a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position. Must Possess a valid license (S-4) or have an S-3 license and be able to obtain a S-4 within 1 year that is issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Other NJDEP licenses (C, W & T) a plus. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. May be required to obtain a driver’s license with a class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. Excellent opportunity for a career minded individual. East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send a resume and a complete employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE

 

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority - Wastewater Treatment Operator III – Assistant General Foreman (F/T) (Posted 7/23/2021)

East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is accepting applications for the following position: Wastewater Treatment Operator III – Assistant General Foreman (F/T). East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking a career minded individual to work in its wastewater treatment department. This individual must be able to perform a variety of skilled and complex work related to the operation and maintenance of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) plant, as well as some administrative duties. Applicant works under the supervision of the Wastewater Operations Manager. Should have thorough knowledge and ten years’ experience in work involving the operations, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment facility. This is a supervisory position. Possess a valid license (S-3) issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Wastewater collection and/or distribution license (C, W) a plus. NIMS Certification (IS-100 thru IS-800) a plus. Applicant must satisfy employer physical, drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check. Also, will be required to obtain a driver’s license with a class A commercial driver’s license endorsement valid in New Jersey within one year. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7. Excellent opportunity for a career minded individual. East Windsor Municipal Utilities Authority offers excellent compensation and benefitsPlease send a resume and a complete employment application (www.eastwindsormua.com) via email to Spretz@eastwindsormua.com or mail to East Windsor MUA, 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, N.J. 08520 Attn: Sue Pretz; EOE

 

 

SMCMUA - Water Distribution Operations Supervisor, Daily Operations (Posted 7/22/2021)

Title: Water Distribution Operations Supervisor, Daily Operations

Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ

Status: Full Time

Job Description Scope:

Candidate of choice will be responsible for performance of daily operations, field staff supervision, contract management and maintenance of inventory and relevant records within a public water distribution system. This Operations Supervisor performs work under the direction of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 4 Public Water Distribution and Treatment Licensed Operators of Record (LOR).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Asset management for this position includes preventative maintenance and repair functions of transmission and distribution system assets that include mains, valves, hydrants, meters and related assets.
  • Acquires and applies broad knowledge and develops skills and as the lead for daily operations, such as, staff scheduling and assignments, Main, hydrant, flushing devices, valve and meter preventative maintenance, repair and installations, Leak detection program, Utility mark out program, staff training.
  • Demonstrates comprehension, satisfactory compliance, and enforcement of Authority policies, procedures, practices and processes.
  • Supervises field staff in preventative maintenance, repair and installation type activities and administrative functions.
  • Administers service contracts such as those used for main, hydrant and valve repair and installation, leak detection service contracts, etc.; including contract administration, budget tracking, scheduling of work and invoice approval.
  • Maintains and orders inventory for transmission and distribution system assets such as pipes, hydrants, valves, meters, testing equipment, etc.  including the production of purchase requisitions, tracking expenditures on purchase orders, contract management, etc.

Qualifications:

  • REQUIRED: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 2 Public Water Distribution (W-2) license or demonstrated ability to obtain within an approved time period.
  • Five (5) or more years in the operation, maintenance and repair of public water systems, or approved experiences in a related field; including two (2) or more years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and supervision, while harmoniously working with co-workers, supervisors, managers, and the public.
  • Proficiency in personal computing applications such as Microsoft Office, ESRI applications, maintenance management applications.
  • Excellent comprehension, written and oral skills in English so that involved and complicated instructions and technical texts can be read, understood, produced and communicated to staff.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to plan effectively.
  • Maintenance of a New Jersey Basic Driver’s License.
  • Willingness to work an early schedule 7am-4pm.
  • Willingness to successfully complete an illegal substance test, background check, motor vehicle check, and functional capacity assessment.

Company Description:

In 1977, the Governing Bodies of Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township (the Creating Municipalities) passed parallel ordinances creating The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA or Authority). SMCMUA provides high quality drinking water to customers in Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township with some service in Mendham Township and Harding Township, and to certain customers and municipalities outside its District in Morris County, New Jersey. On a typical day, about 100,000 people rely on SMCMUA's commitment to high quality for their drinking water needs.  With over 15,000 residential and 2,500 commercial/industrial accounts, SMCMUA is Morris County's largest water purveyor. It is our mission to produce the highest quality services and productivity on every project. Thank you for your interest in joining out SMCMUA community.

Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate to experience, comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision), FSA, Vacation, Sick, Holiday and PTO, 457b option (waiting periods may apply), Life insurance, retirement benefits and so much more.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:

SMCMUA, known as the Authority, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Southeast Morris County MUA : Public Drinking Water System Apprenticeship Program (Posted 7/12/2021)

Public Drinking Water System Apprenticeship Program:  SMCMUA is a public drinking water system and is seeking candidates for an apprenticeship program that includes paid on-the-job training, including benefits.  Apprentice candidates are being recruited to develop skill sets in operations, maintenance and repair of assets such as fire hydrants, valves, water mains, meters, storage tanks, pumps/motors, etc.  Positions, with increasing skill level, are advertised including Junior Apprentice Technician (entry level), Apprentice Technician, Apprentice Technician 1 and Apprentice Technician 2.  Apprentices will advance by promotion through the successive titles as skills sets are achieved.  Minimum education requirements are a US accredited high school diploma or equivalent.   The position descriptions include the functional capacity requirements that define the physical tasks that apply to each position, such as required lifting weight (maximum of 50 pounds), bending, squatting, etc.  SMCMUA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all interested candidates to apply.  Apprentice position descriptions and application instructions may be found at www.smcmua.org/employment

Water Utility Operator Trainee, Hackettstown, NJ (Posted 7/1/2021)

The Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority (HMUA) is a water and wastewater utility serving five municipalities in Warren and Morris Counties, NJ.  The Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority is seeking applicants for a Water Utility Operator Trainee position.  This person will perform tasks and job functions associated with the daily operation of the water utility. Work may include daily rounds, repair and replacement of water mains, services, meters and other jobs associated with the operation of the utility.  Candidate will be required to work some nights and weekends as well as emergency on call duty weeks. This position requires working outside in all weather conditions. Applicant must reside within a 20 minute response time to the Town of Hackettstown.  Work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, with rotating weekly emergency on-call/duty, including weekends and holidays. 

Qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent required.  Candidates are required to possess a commercial driver’s license (CDL), Class B, with tanker and air brake endorsement.  Candidates that do not meet the CDL requirement may be eligible for consideration but a CDL, Class B, must be obtained within 1 year of position appointment.  Candidate must be willing and motivated to attend Operator Training classes and work toward obtaining NJ State Water Distribution System (W) and Treatment (T) Licenses.

The applicant shall be able to walk, bend and be able lift over 50 pounds.  Must have the ability to climb ladders up and down and enter into confined space areas. Applicant must be able to be on their feet for extended periods of time. Strong mechanical and computer skills are a plus.  Experience with operation of water treatment and distribution systems a plus.  Dump truck/backhoe operation experience is also a plus.

For information regarding HMUA and to fill out an application, visit www.hmua.com or our offices at 424 Hurley Dr., Hackettstown, NJ  07840.  Applications, resumes and all inquiries should be directed to Bud Volkert, Water Utility Superintendent, at bvolkert@hmua.com or 908-852-3622.

The HMUA offers a competitive salary, NJ State health benefits, dental, pension (PERS), and generous paid time off and holidays.  HMUA is an equal opportunity employer.