Full-time position with benefits. This position will comply with Montgomery Township Sewer Utility/Department of Public Works Safety Programs and all Local, State and Federal safety requirements and regulations. Must maintain a good working relationship with other employees.
Responsible for maintenance of entire Township collection system including pump stations:
Routine surveillance of collection system and pump stations,
Responds to alarms at plants and pump stations,
Operation of jet/vac truck, sludge tanker truck, and TV inspection equipment on a routine and emergency basis,
Ability to work weekends on a rotational on-call basis with overtime scheduled,
Recognizes and alleviates potential problems; troubleshoots mechanical and electrical components,
Understands the functions of all control panels and their relationship,
Maintains records of system cleaning, inspections, and repairs,
Works with other divisions of Public Works when needed and coordinates with fellow staff and other Township departments to make the best use of labor and equipment as required,
Knowledgeable in work-area traffic safety, use of all job related forms of equipment, and proper communication with Township officials, residents, departments, and emergency services,
Keeps informed of professional developments in the wastewater treatment field and maintains license Training Contact Hours (TCH’s) as per new Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) requirements.
Required Key Technical Skills and Knowledge and Experience: Candidates must have 1 to 3 years demonstrated experience working in Wastewater Treatment and/or Collection Systems; a high school diploma or equivalent. Uses common handheld tools, operates Township vehicles, backhoe and sewer cleaning truck, must be able to use power and pneumatic tools, drills, and basic electrical instruments.
Desired Skills and Knowledge: Able to perform basic laboratory procedures; train fellow personnel how to use the backhoe and sewer cleaning truck.
Desired Education, Certification, License: Collection Systems License (C1/C2). A Valid NJ Commercial Driver’s License Class B with Tanker Endorsement and NJ residency are required.
Physical Requirements: Ability, strength and stamina to perform labor-intensive work, adequate hearing and vision to perform essential functions of the position, ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate the English language, work is physically demanding with recurring visits to all facilities owned and/or operated by the Township, considerable walking, bending and climbing in order to get to equipment, tanks, pump stations, and other structures.