Summary:
SCWA is currently seeking an Associate Mechanical Engineer to work alongside the Lead Mechanical Engineer to design, specify and prepare contracts for the installation of a variety of pumping systems associated with the public water supply. These systems include deep well turbine pumps, submersible pumps, centrifugal booster pumps, emergency generators, water filtration systems and related equipment. The position will also assist in performing field work including investigation of anomalies and failures of equipment along with oversight of in-house forces and outside contractors performing work on the Authority’s large fleet of mechanical systems.
 

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Posted Date:
8/13/2020
 

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Position Type:
Full Time
 

Division:
Engineering Department
 

Description:

 

SCWA is currently seeking an Associate Mechanical Engineer to work alongside the Lead Mechanical Engineer to design, specify and prepare contracts for the installation of a variety of pumping systems associated with the public water supply. These systems include deep well turbine pumps, submersible pumps, centrifugal booster pumps, emergency generators, water filtration systems and related equipment. The position will also assist in performing field work including investigation of anomalies and failures of equipment along with oversight of in-house forces and outside contractors performing work on the Authority’s large fleet of mechanical systems.

Responsibilities Include:
• Design of deep well turbine and booster pumps along with related equipment for new wells, capacity upgrades, performance upgrades and repair.
• Coordination and supervision of contractors along with overseeing, observing and documenting equipment installation, repair, upgrade, modification, and replacement.
• Performance testing, troubleshooting and evaluation of equipment problems.
• Preparation of contracts along with other documents for purchase, repair and installation of pump and related equipment. Update equipment databases.
• Evaluation of existing and potential alternative equipment/systems for compatibility, operability, feasibility and cost.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required
• 6-8 years’ experience in mechanical engineering with strong preference for water pumping/hydraulic systems.
• Working knowledge of hydraulic principles and processes along with a clear understanding of construction/installation practices.
• Understanding of NYS regulations regarding Water Quality.
• Working experience within the Utilities industry strongly preferred.
• Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD along with excellent communication and verbal skills necessary.

*The Authority may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet requirements.*
Interested candidates should submit their application and resume via the SCWA website (www.scwa.com) and select “Careers”. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Suffolk County residency is a requirement.
(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent, or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)