The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), a publicly-owned wastewater treatment facility located in Newark, New Jersey, is currently seeking a Mechanic III. Created in 1902, PVSC is the 5th largest facility of its kind in the United States, directly serving approximately 1.4 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.
Responsibilities: Assists in the repair, maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment as assigned.
Experience: Minimum three (3) years’ performing progressive mechanical tasks.
Requirements: High School Diploma, Vocational School Diploma or equivalency certificate. Advanced training at a technical college or trade school is desirable. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position and carry out oral and written instruction. Knowledge of production machinery, pumps and other heavy rotating machinery. Ability to understand mechanical drawings, as well as pneumatic and hydraulic schematics. Knowledge of machine shop practices and the basic principles of rigging and millwright work. Knowledgeable in the use of safety precautions that must be exercised during maintenance and repair. Must be available for emergencies, and job assignments on a 24-hour basis. Must qualify for and possess the ability to perform entry into Confined Spaces while wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
Working Conditions: Workers are employed in conditions associated with a wastewater treatment plant and sewer collection system and will be required to work indoors and outdoors.
To Apply: All applicants must have a valid NJ Driver’s License and meet the NJ First Act residency requirements.
Please visit our website at www.nj.gov/pvsc, click on the “Employment” link, and select and double click on the “Employment Application Download” 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. Equal Opportunity Employer.For more information about PVSC, please visit www.nj.gov/pvsc.