Industrial Wastewater Service Technician

at Aqua-Chem
Location Remote, United States of America
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type


Would you enjoy a challenging and broad position that adds value to nature, the environment, sustainability, the circular economy and corporate social responsibility? Do you enjoy the challenge of analyzing, commissioning and troubleshooting of wastewater treatment systems and identifying the solutions?

Nijhuis Saur Industries (NSI) the parent company of Aqua-Chem (ACI) is hiring a
Industrial Wastewater Service Technician who will work in collaboration with the other members of the NSI service team to provide customer support and service, representing the face of Nijhuis Saur Industries, while ensuring clear communication between internal and external resources and customers. The Wastewater Technical Service Engineer Technician will offer remote and on-site customer support and solutions to a well-developed existing client base and new prospective clients in the USA and Canada.

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Location: This position may work remotely, traveling within the United States

Pay Range: Dependent on Experience

Benefits: Group Medical, Dental Vision, STD, LTD, Life AD&D, 401(k) Match, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Paid Sick Time

Essential Duties

Maintains and develops knowledge on Nijhuis treatment equipment and service offerings to the industrial wastewater treatment market
Preventative and scheduled maintenance, trouble shooting, and repairs
Replacement and spare part sales support
Technical support for prospective sales, including pilot test units and water sample testing
Assisting the engineering and project management teams
Providing supervision during equipment installation
Performing system startup, equipment commissioning and performance testing
Instructing operators in the use and operation of installations
Performs set-up and commissioning of physical, chemical, and biological mobile water treatment systems within the North America region.
Manages procurement of local services and equipment when required to undertake specific site tasks.
Provides troubleshooting support to existing clients.
Supports the local marketing team with current relevant material for use in corporate social media and in other marketing activities to help promote sales activities.
Follow NSI protocols and procedures in regard to Health and Safety in the workplace.


Education in a mechanical or electrical field of study such as biological sciences, environmental sciences and/or engineering, mechanical, or chemical engineering, undergraduate degree preferred, but not required.
Previous practical and/or professional experience may replace education.
Minimum of 3 years technical training and/or experience in the industrial water purification industry
Experience maintaining, servicing and/or operating screen, Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF), and biological treatment systems
Familiar with both aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment
Previous experience in sludge dewatering and chemical dosing


Enjoy travel - 70% or more travel required
Basic understanding of water chemistry
Able to work overtime as required

*This description indicates the general nature of the tasks and responsibilities required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of management to assign, direct, and control the specific duties of individuals performing this function. The Company reserves the right to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper. This description supersedes any previous description for this position.

**Aqua-Chem provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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