Low Voltage Electricians
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (“PVSC”), a publicly-owned wastewater treatment facility located in Newark, New Jersey, is currently seeking Low Voltage Electricians. Created in 1902, PVSC is the 5th largest facility of its kind in the United States, directly serving approximately 1.5 million residents in 48 municipalities located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union Counties. The 140-acre plant is designed to treat an average of 330 million gallons per day (“mgd”) of wastewater with an annual average flow of approximately 241 mgd.
Position Summary:Responsible for the layout, installation, repair and maintenance of various electrical telecommunication systems that provide power for machines, equipment, lighting and facilities in accordance with codes, regulations and safety. Will be required to make periodic preventative maintenance inspections of all electrical equipment, looking for potential trouble. Will clean, lubricate, replace and adjust equipment as conditions indicate. Work will include the complete installation and maintenance of industrial electrical systems and equipment used in the treatment of waste water and related ancillary systems. Must be available for emergencies/job assignments on a 24-hour basis.
Education:High School Diploma, Vocational School Diploma or equivalency certificate, plus two (2) years of formal training in the Electrical Field including National Electric Code (NEC) code review classes.
Requirements: Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. Must have an in-depth knowledge of electrical theory, including the layout, installation, maintenance and repair of industrial electrical systems and equipment used in the treatment of wastewater.
Low Voltage Electrician I – Minimum of nine (9) years of progressive experience in the electrical trade.
Low Voltage Electrician II – Minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in the electrical trade.
Low Voltage Electrician III – Minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in the electrical trade.
Requirements: Must have the aptitude to learn, install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of industrial electrical and telecommunication systems. Must have the ability to setup work tasks, as well as have an in-depth knowledge of electrical theory.
Working Conditions:Work covers the entire electrical trade and requires the ability to work independently due to the diverse nature of the work. Conditions are associated with a wastewater treatment plant and sewer collection system.
To Apply: All applicants must meet the NJ First Act residency requirements and possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
Please visit our website at www.nj.gov/pvsc, click on “Employment,” then double click on the “Employment Application” link. Please email a completed employment application along with a cover letter and resume including salary requirements to PVSCHumanResources@pvsc.nj.govHelp or mail your application packet to the address below.
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
Attn: Human Resources
600 Wilson Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. PVSC offers excellent benefit options and a pension plan. For more information about PVSC, please visit www.nj.gov/pvsc