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Project Wastewater Engineer (full time) - H2M Architects + Engineers, Suffern,Melville & Westchester, NY

H2M Architects + Engineers, a multidiscipline architectural, engineering, environmental consulting firm seeks a Wastewater Engineer with 5+ years’ experience to join our Melville, NY, Suffern, NY & Westchester NY Offices! A successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of biological nutrient removal technologies, hydraulics, sludge conditioning and disposal.

Job Responsibilities:   

  • Prepare construction documents for water resource recovery facilities, pump stations, gravity and low pressure sewer systems.  Particular knowledge in sewer system modelling and design is a plus.
  • Hydraulic design and equipment selection.
  • Develop project reports and construction contract specifications.
  • Field work related to wastewater system engineering.
  • Project coordination with various support departments such as Structural, Civil and MEP.
  • Overall design of wastewater treatments including hydraulic profiles, solids mass balance and P&I diagrams.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project financial performance including responsible for on-time, on-budget and high quality technical product.
  • Client management.
  • Mentor and train junior level staff.

 Education and Qualifications:  

  • 5+ years of wastewater engineering experience in the consulting field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related discipline.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Revit and BIM.  
  • Experience with BioWin a plus.
  • Excellent client relations and technical writing skills.
  • FE/EIT required, PE highly desired.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance with HSA & FSA, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, annual bonus, tuition reimbursement, and excellent professional development program.

our staff

We're passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences. 

our approach
Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend “can-do” with “can-be,” developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project.

Providing solutions to a wide variety of markets, H2M brings the combined expertise of architectural design and building systems engineering to make your project a reality. With in-house MEP and structural teams, we're able to take a holistic approach to project design that combines a practical approach with creative results.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Preetha Sasikumar, Senior Human Resources Generalist at psasikumar@h2m.com

EOE/M/F/D/V http://www.h2m.com  

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Staff Wastewater Engineer (full time) - H2M Architects + Engineers, Melville & Suffern, NY

H2M Architects + Engineers, a multidiscipline architectural, engineering, environmental consulting firm seeks a Staff Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience for their growing Melville & Suffern, NY offices.

 Job Responsibilities:   

  • Preparation of construction documents for wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, gravity and low pressure sewer systems.  Particular knowledge in sewer system modelling and design is a plus.
  • Hydraulic design and pump selection.
  • Developing project reports and contract specifications.
  • Field work related to wastewater system engineering.
  • Project coordination with various support departments such as structural, civil and MEP.
  • Overall design of wastewater treatments including hydraulic profiles, solids mass balance and P&I diagrams.
  • Client management.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project financial performance.
  • Responsible for on-time, on-budget and high quality technical product.

 Education and Qualifications:  

  • 1-3 years of design experience in the consulting field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering or related discipline.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCAD, ReVit and BIM.  
  • Excellent client relations and technical writing skills.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance with HSA & FSA, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, annual bonus, tuition reimbursement, and excellent professional development program.

our staff

We're passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences. 

our approach
Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend “can-do” with “can-be,” developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project.

Providing solutions to a wide variety of markets, H2M brings the combined expertise of architectural design and building systems engineering to make your project a reality. With in-house MEP and structural teams, we're able to take a holistic approach to project design that combines a practical approach with creative results.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Preetha Sasikumar, Senior Human Resources Generalist at psasikumar@h2m.com 

EOE/M/F/D/V   http://www.h2m.com

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Water Division Director - New Hampshire Department of Environmental Servicese

The NH Department of Environmental Services is undertaking a search for candidates for the position of Water Division (WD) Director. This largest division of the NHDES advocates for public policy and regulatory objectives that reflect stewardship of resources, the needs of the citizens and economic interests of the State, and the achievement and maintenance of water quality standards based upon sound science. The scope of WD includes: oversight of public drinking water supplies; waste water control, including the operation of the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program; ground water, surface water, and wetland protection; and the oversight of the safety and operation of over 300 public and privately owned dams. The Water Division Director oversees the development and execution of policies, regulations, rules and technical programs, ensures effective planning, budgeting, and delivery of services, and shares responsibility with the other NHDES Directors for the achievement of the Department’s overall mission and goals. 

For additional information go to:  https://www.des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/hru/documents/water-division-director.pdf

 

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee - Village of Delhi

Description of The Job

This technical position serves to monitor, maintain, and operate a wastewater treatment plant that handles domestic and industrial influent. Incumbents perform and assist in a variety of plant operations, observe demonstrations, complete studies, and reading assignments, participate in required DEC training courses and otherwise learn the techniques and procedures for operating and maintaining a wastewater treatment plant. Work assignments increase in level of complexity and responsibility as experience and competency is gained.  The work is performed under the supervision of a qualified operator. The trainee may perform other public works duties as necessary.

Work activities

Incumbents are instructed in and assist in the performance of the following activities:

  • Operation
  • Adjustment
  • Maintenance
  • Pump Inspection
  • Mechanical Equipment Maintenance
  • Sample acquisition and perform tests for control of plant operations
  • Record readings
  • Inventory supply of chemicals and equipment
  • Clean waste channels, screens, tanks, and equipment
  • Custodial duties in accordance with maintaining plant functions and buildings

Knowledges and expectations

Incumbents’ characteristics, skill sets, and abilities ideally suited are some of the following:

  • Strong powers of observation
  • Ability to work safely and professionally
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn principles and procedures related to treatment plant maintenance
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Dependable
  • Courteous
  • Physically capable of lifting fifty pounds or more

Minimum qualifications

Associates degree in a related field, or a high school diploma and relevant experience. All candidates must possess, or have the ability to obtain a NYS Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate (2A) within 2 years of appointment. Also, candidates must possess, or have the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License B with Air Brakes within six months of appointment.

Pleasee contact David Hornbeck at 607-746-3638  or email: srwwtp@delhitel.net 

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Sr. Project Manager - Rome, NY

PRIME AE Group of New York ([www.primeeng.com]www.primeeng.com), a multi-discipline A/E firm with (16) office locations and over 450 employees, is seeking a creative and highly talented Sr. Project Manager | Client Manager (Water/Wastewater Engineering Division) for our new Rome, NY office. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in the development of new business, mentoring of staff, and execution of projects with a focus on water and wastewater planning and engineering services to public entities.

For over 25 years our company has provided a wide-range of municipal planning and engineering services throughout the Capital and Mohawk Valley regions – helping our clients meet their infrastructure improvement needs. Our Rome, NY office is a result of our steady, continued growth as we look to provide the same level of quality planning and engineering services to new and existing clients in the Utica/Rome area and surrounding counties.

The successful candidate will receive professional marketing support and technical resources to develop/grow the Rome office (W/WW Dept) with very realistic timelines and expectations.  While developing key clients and potential teaming partners, you will also assist in the delivery of a backlog of projects to facilitate team integration with our Albany and New York City offices.

 Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work collaboratively with various municipal government departments and governing bodies to help them find innovative and cost-effective solutions to their infrastructure improvement needs.
  • Develop professional relationships with governmental and non-governmental agencies to facilitate smooth project delivery.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of projects.
  • Engage in/assist with Business Development-related activities – working with the Area Manager and Engineering Directors to network and secure/manage municipal, state, or authority clients and contracts within the Central New York and Mohawk Valley region.
  • Assists with proposal writing and client presentations. 
  • Regularly develops and evaluates project plans.
  • Serve as engineer-of-record as appropriate.
  • Provides leadership, direction and technical guidance on assigned projects.
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness/validity of proposed engineering evaluations when necessary data are insufficient.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper quality control procedures are implemented on all projects.
  • Mentors Junior Staff.
  • Develops and leads high-performance project teams.

 Requirements

  • B.S Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in NY or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Minimum (10) years working in a consulting environment with a focus on water-related projects. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a project manager role.
  • PMP desirable.
  • Local client contacts and understanding of the local market desirable.

To Apply:  Either apply online at our website ([www.primeeng.com]www.primeeng.com/careers/inside-prime) and upload your resume (quick and easy) or send resumes to smikloucich@primeeng.com

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Senior Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator - Town of Niskayuna, NY

The Town of Niskayuna, NY is seeking a Senior Waste Water Treatment Plant operator.  Must have a 3A Waste Water treatment plant license.  Please see Niskayuna.org for more details  EOE

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VRI Environmental Services, Inc., Westchester County Area

 Project Manager, Westchester County Area

1847 Route 55, Lagrangeville, New York 12540 

Job Description

VRI Environmental Services, Inc. is seeking an energetic and self motivated Project Manager with experience in both water and wastewater operations.  Experience in the Westchester County area preferred, but not required.  The successful candidate will work directly with the client to verify all tasks within the scope of work are met as required.  The job will require correspondence with all necessary regulatory agencies as needed.  All required regulatory reporting will also be the responsibility of the Project Manager.  If you enjoy working with like minded individuals, we encourage you to apply. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess a valid NYS drivers license
  • Possess a NYS Grade 3A Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months.
  •  Possess a NYS Grade IIB Water Treatment Operator Certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months.
  • 3 + Years Lead Operator or above experience
  • 8 + Years experience in the water and wastewater treatment field

Please submit resume via email to dawnm@vri-usa.com  For further questions, please call VRI Environmental Services, Inc. at (845) 677-3839.

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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler - Suez

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for insuring the company’s fleet of vehicles are in adequate condition. Will perform administrative duties such as maintaining records of the fleet usage and costs, prepares reports, optimizes costs and usage. Will be responsible for planning and scheduling corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance work orders for the sewer collection system Lift Stations. Will coordinate with contractors performing facilities maintenance. The position requires knowledge of vehicles functioning, repair and maintenance specifically for heavy vehicles used in wastewater network collection operation and maintenance. Knowledge of CDL class truck maintenance preferred, wastewater and/or network systems operations and maintenance desired. Valid truck driver’s license (CDL B) with acceptable driving record preferred.  Apply Online.

 

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Sewage Treatment Plant Operator A - Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Energy & Utilities Division, within the Facilities and Operations Directorate of Brookhaven National Laboratory, has an opportunity to fill the position of a “Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator A”, which is anchored at building 575 and reports directly to the Water Systems Supervisor.  New employee will be assigned to the day shift M-F 8am-4:30pm.    All operators work weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Under minimum supervision repairs, maintains and operates Sewage Treatment Plant, including related facilities and equipment. Conducts a variety of chemical quality and other tests of sewage influent and effluent and ground water associated with the operation of the Sewage Treatment Plant. Maintains necessary records.  Must currently possess and maintain a NYSDEC 3A Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator Certification.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires 5 years or equivalent of operation and maintenance experience at an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility
  • Ability to learn and maintain a thorough understanding of the operation and control of the Facility, including computer control systems, instrumentation, safety systems, water testing, functioning of the Preliminary Treatment, Pump Station, Aeration Tank & Clarifier, Disc Filtration Equipment, Drainage Basins & Emergency Lagoons
  • Strong decision making skills and the ability to respond to a complex set of circumstances
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to effectively assist in maintenance and repairs including skill in the use of tools and equipment relating to the mechanical and electrical trades
  • Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English
  • The ability to work overtime and extended hours if necessary
  • The ability to respond to emergencies on off hours as needed
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s license
  • Operating the equipment in a safe and conscientious manner following safety rules, procedures, and actively participating in safety programs, such as confined space, lock-out/tag-out, etc.
  • Maintain records and log books, of rounds and inspections performed
  • Operate, monitor and secure treatment processes and plant equipment; recognize abnormal conditions and take corrective action
  • Perform routine and demand maintenance as well as repairs as necessary in order to keep the plant operating at optimal efficiency
  • Perform daily chemical analysis of all operating systems such as Biomass Solids, RAS and MLSS evaluation, Nitrogen Testing, Settleable Solids, Influent and Effluent Water Quality
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual planned maintenance on all plant related equipment as assigned
  • Assist in maintaining a high level of housekeeping, inventory, and maintenance of tools

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Activated Sludge System & Controls
  • Knowledge of Mechanical Disc Filtration Systems
  • Experience with in-Line instrumentation (pH, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Flow, Radiation)
  • Experience with Groundwater Drainage Basins
  • Ability to work with and maintain tools
  • Experience with the use of tractor & ride on mowers

Environmental, Safety, and Health, Considerations:

  • Standing, bending, and lifting, up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to climb fixed and portable ladders and work at heights up to 30 feet
  •  Use of a respirator and other related safety equipment
  • Work outdoors/cold environments
  • Work in warm environments
  • Some rigging & hoisting
  • Use of powered and air operated hand tools
  • Operates ride-on mower, tractor or other heavy equipment
  • Work with machinery including benchtop grinders and similar
  • Ability to act as a primary authorized employee for Lock-out/Tag-out
  •  Ability to wear proper PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection

For a complete job description please visit the BNL Careers webpage at https://jobs.bnl.gov/.  Interested candidates should apply to Job ID # 1340.

 

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