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U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST) is the premier service provider for restoring the capacity of wet infrastructure.  Specializing in submergent cleaning of sand, grit, and debris from hard-to-clean environments, USST operates in a variety of industries including wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, power plants and more. 

With Operations based out of Orlando Florida, and Headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, USST is seeking to add qualified candidates to our team. Don’t see a position listed but think you might be a good fit at USST? Tell us more! We’re always happy to meet talented individuals who love what they do.

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Business Development Manager-Wastewater

Classification:Exempt
Reports to:Chief Operating Officer
Department:Corporate/Sales
Location:Sarasota, FL, or other surrounding areas
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:Negotiable
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

SediVision® is introducing to the wastewater utility market an innovative predictive maintenance solution that delivers complete visibility in full wastewater tanks. Our proprietary technology provides complete visibility where there has never been any, under dark water in wastewater tanks. With SediVision®, a client will know precisely how much and where the material has accumulated in their wastewater tanks, enabling them to make informed decisions about how to restore capacity and where to direct cleaning resources. This process allows managers to direct cleaning efforts toward structures with the highest accumulation and develop a predictive maintenance schedule based on reliable data.

Position Summary:

SediVision is seeking a seasoned wastewater professional who is interested in a change of career or has experience with marketing and business development. This person will have a strong technical background in wastewater and will identify and contact managers and engineers responsible for estimating the cost of maintenance and serve as a subject matter expert for prospects and customers and an industry thought leader. The Wastewater Business Development Professional will help the team bring this new innovative professional service to the Florida market.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifying industry managers, opinion leaders, and engineers.
  • Translating and explaining highly complex technical information to customers and clients, focusing on revealing how our services can solve specific problems
  • Leverages digital sales techniques by working collaboratively with Marketing and Business Development on digital marketing campaigns and CRM-driven client communications.
  • Maintains and records all customer data and project documentation within our Salesforce CRM Database.
  • Conducting market research and obtaining feedback from clients to continuously improve our existing technology.
  • Working closely with the Management Team to generate proposals for customers and deliver project quotes as needed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintaining strong professional relationships with existing clients and meeting with new clients to expand sales territories.
  • Achieving agreed-upon sales targets and obtaining Purchase Orders within monthly, quarterly, and annual sales plan.
  • Attending client, company, and industry meetings and/or conferences as needed or required.
  • Approximately 50% travel is required; all approved travel expenses will be paid for by the company.
  • Follow all Trade Secret requirements imposed to ensure proprietary information regarding SediVision® is not disclosed.

Skills & Experience:

  • Fifteen years of experience in the wastewater industry, preferably in business development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in the wastewater market
  • Experience with procurement by utilities and contractors
  • Exceptional customer relationship management experience, C-Level through EIT
  • Understands the NPDES permitting process
  • Experience in bringing cutting-edge solutions to market is highly desirable
  • Success in developing Engineering firms as well as national and regional water companies (i.e. Veolia, Suez, Aqua)
  • Ability to obtain a thorough understanding of equipment, product, industry, and services provided to clients
  • Can easily articulate complex issues verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Ability to discuss with customer experts in their field at all levels including C-level management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or other similar CRM
  • Must have and maintain a professional appearance
  • Strong team player and ability to get along well with others
  • Strong customer service, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, active auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle to commute to project sites and client meetings

Employee Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer-Provided Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Optional Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Holidays
  • Simple IRA Plan (With Employer Match up to 3% of employee’s annual salary/contribution)

Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic

Classification:Hourly
Reports to:USST General Manager
Department:Florida Service Group
Location:Orlando, FL
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:$30-40/hour
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST) is the premier service provider for restoring the capacity of wet infrastructure. Specializing in submergent cleaning of sand, grit, and debris from hard-to-clean environments, USST operates in a variety of industries including wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, power plants and more.

Position Summary:

Headquartered in Orlando Florida, USST is seeking to add a qualified Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic to its team. This Heavy Equipment & Truck Mechanic will be primarily responsible for maintenance and repair of USST’s fleet of vehicles and heavy equipment.

Main Duties:

  • Mobilize to vehicle location to diagnose and repair defects on heavy duty equipment, gasoline and diesel-powered trucks
  • Participate in training to improve skills in heavy equipment operations, repairs, and maintenance
  • Inspect diesel powered units, hydraulic systems and injection valves and systems
  • Repair and replace hoses as needed
  • Conduct preventative maintenance inspection and service at regularly scheduled intervals
  • Inspect hydraulic and cable operated attachments on vehicles
  • Implement equipment upgrades to motor vehicles and pumping systems as required
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents in a timely manner to supervisor
  • Improve operations, streamline work processes, work cooperatively to provide seamless costumer service
  • Coordinate with vendors and service providers for parts and services as necessary
  • File records and receipts of maintenance and repairs with the Operations Team, using MaintainX software
  • Submit purchase orders for external parts and services
  • Installation and maintenance of Electronic Logging Devices (Samsara) on all vehicles
  • Follow monthly and quarterly Down Hole Pump Maintenance schedules

Skills & Experience:

  • A high school diploma, or its equivalent, and five or more years of heavy equipment and truck mechanic experience
  • Courses, training, and certification relating to hydraulics, diesel mechanics and chassis systems is preferred
  • Welding and fabrication experience
  • Extensive hydraulic and technical experience in open and closed loop hydraulic systems; motors, valve, and cylinder rebuilding, read hydraulic schematics
  • Competent mechanical skills including use of heavy equipment and power tools
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening
  • Must have a clean and safe driving record
  • A valid Florida Class A CDL license is highly preferred but not required
  • Must be able to operate a Manual Transmission
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Understands and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures;
  • understanding and compliance with the Department of Transportation and the State requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles
  • Must be able to speak and read English in order to communicate with vendors, coworkers and supervisors, understand highway and traffic signals, and make legible entries on paperwork

Company Benefits:

  • Excellent Health Insurance Plans Offered under FL Blue Cross Blue Shield (Company pays 50% cost of employee elected plans)
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance ($25,000 policy provided by company at no cost to employee)
  • Affordable Dental & Vision Insurance Plans Offered
  • Affordable Disability & Critical Illness Insurance Plans Offered
  • Other Supplemental Ancillary Benefits Offered
  • Paid Time Off Earned/Company Paid Holidays Provided
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan Offered (with up to 3% Employer Contribution Match)

Human Resources Manager

Classification:Exempt
Reports to:CEO & General Manager
Department:Florida Branch
Location:Orlando, FL
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:$65,000 – $75,000 annually
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

U.S. Submergent Technologies® (USST) is the premier service provider for restoring the capacity of wet infrastructure.  Specializing in submergent cleaning of sand, grit, and debris from hard-to-clean environments, USST operates in a variety of industries including wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, power plants and more. 

Position Summary:

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for leading and directing the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including recruiting talent, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. The Human Resource Manager will work very closely with the company’s leadership team daily to provide support, expertise, and counsel on all employment related matters within the company. Promoting corporate values and shaping a positive culture for the company are vital aspects of this position. The person who holds this position must lead by example, maintaining excellent communication skills while working on complex problems within the organization.   

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Provides support and guidance to employees and management when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which includes posting jobs, recruiting, and screening applicants, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for all new job openings.
  • Nurtures a positive working environment while promoting the organizations corporate values and shaping a positive culture within the organization.
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal and professional development opportunities for employees.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Conducts and acquires pre-employment background checks, drug screenings, reference checks and employee eligibility requirements
  • Manages the company DOT Driver Files, DOT Compliance program and administers the DOT and the periodic and random drug screening process for all DOT and non-DOT employees within the organization who are in safety sensitive positions. 
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Administers and manages the company benefits system and assists new hires with insurance enrollments as well as overseeing the company’s annual open enrollment period.
  • Supervises and oversees the Office Administrator Position within the organization.
  • Processes and administers companywide payroll on a weekly basis utilizing the company’s third-party vendor, Paylocity, platform to do so. Must ensure timely and accurate processing of all payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, commissions, employee expense reimbursements, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

Skills/Ability:

  • People oriented and results driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of all employment-related laws, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Education/Experience:

  • Proven experience in a HR Manager, Director, or leadership role 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • A minimum of at least five years or more of human resource management experience is required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP is not required but is highly preferred and desired.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Simple IRA Plan with up to 3% Employer Match

Junior Sales Representative

Classification:Exempt
Reports to:USST Sales Manager
Department:Corporate/Sales
Location:Southeast Florida
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:$27,148.00 – $35,000.00 Negotiable Base + Commission Structure
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

U.S. Submergent Technologies® (USST) is the premier service provider for restoring the capacity of wet infrastructure.  Specializing in submergent cleaning of sand, grit, and debris from hard-to-clean environments, USST operates in a variety of industries including wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, power plants and more. 

Position Summary:

Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida with Operations in Central Florida, USST is seeking to add a qualified Technical Sales Representative to its team. This Technical Sales Representative will be primarily responsible for sales of USST SediVision™ professional services via direct phone calls, email, zoom video meetings, in person meetings, industry conferences, and other direct marketing campaigns. This position will work closely with and under the direction and guidance of the USST Sales Manager and the USST Chief Executive Officer.

SediVision™ is U.S. Submergent Technologies’ (USST) predictive maintenance solution designed for wastewater tank conditions. Our proprietary technology provides complete visibility where there has never been any, under dark water in wastewater tanks. With SediVision™, a client will know precisely how much and where material has accumulated in their wastewater tanks, enabling them to make informed decisions about how to restore capacity and where to direct cleaning resources. This process allows managers to direct cleaning efforts towards structures with the highest accumulation and develop a predictive maintenance schedule based on reliable data.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Translating and explaining highly complex technical information to customers and clients, focusing on revealing how our services can solve specific problems
  • Generating and maintaining high quality sales leads. Scheduling appointments with qualified prospective customers. Successfully convert qualified leads into sales.
  • Maintaining strong professional relationships with existing clients and meeting with new clients to expand sales territories
  • Maintaining and recording customer data and project documentation within our Salesforce CRM Database
  • Listening to customers’ needs and advising them on the best services to pursue.
  • Conducting market research and obtaining feedback from clients to continuously improve our existing services
  • Assist the Senior/Business Development Manager in tracking and closing sales opportunities in the territory.
  • Working closely with the USST Management Team to develop SediVision™ professional services pricing, generate proposals for customers and deliver project quotes as needed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Achieving agreed upon sales targets and obtaining Purchase Orders within monthly, quarterly, and annual Sales Plan Forecasts under the direction of the USST Sales Manager
  • Attending client, company, and industry meetings and/or conferences as needed or required
  • Approximately 50%-75% travel is required; all approved travel expenses will be paid for by the company

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Sales, or related field
  • Previous experience in sales
  • Strong customer service, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of equipment, product, industry, and/or services provided to clients
  • Can easily articulate complex issues verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Strong team player and ability to get along well with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in Salesforce or other CRM software experience is preferred
  • Must have and maintain a professional appearance
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, active auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle to commute back and forth to project sites and client meetings

Employee Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Optional Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Simple IRA Plan with Employer Contribution

Field Service Technician II/CDL Driver

Classification:Non-Exempt
Reports to:Field Supervisor
Department:Florida Branch
Location:Orlando, FL
Job Type:Full Time
Pay Range:$18 – $20 per hour
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

USST is seeking to add qualified Service Technicians to its team.  Service Technicians are primarily responsible for completing daily field duties in a safe and compliant manner as well as being highly motivated individuals with an excellent work ethic.

Main Duties:

  • Train in the understanding and efficient operation and troubleshooting of the USST Combination truck and GritGone Process® as well other technologies
  • Maintain and safely operate pump trucks, vacuum trucks, roll-off trucks and other company vehicles, including pre and post-trip inspections
  • Complete and submit company forms and truck logs according to state and federal regulations
  • Communicate professionally and report any issues to appropriate internal personnel while continuously providing excellent customer service
  • Successfully complete safety training as provided by USST to become an expert in recognizing potential onsite safety hazards through communication and reporting
  • Properly employ personal protective equipment
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and maintain a spirit of cooperation and teamwork at all times
  • Willing and able to travel for several days at a time, nights and/or weekends when required; overtime can be expected
  • Perform all tasks as assigned, which includes work that is considered physical, and follow detailed direction
  • Continuously improve through feedback

Skills & Experience:

  • Familiarity of the wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, or power plant and other industries is not required, but a plus
  • Understand and be compliant with the Department of Transportation and State requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors
  • Understands highway and traffic signals
  • Able to make legible entries on paperwork
  • Strong team player
  • Experience with vacuum trucks, tankers or roll-offs strongly desired
  • Must be able to operate manual transmission
  • Must have Florida Class A or B CDL License, Tanker Endorsement, and clean driving record
  • Requires 2-years of experience in heavy equipment operation and driving experience
  • Confined Space Entry Certification (course provided, experience preferred)
  • OSHA 10 (course provided, experience preferred)
  • Must be able to pass drug test and have a current medical card
  • Must be 21-years of age or older
  • High school diploma, or its equivalent

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 80-pounds or more
  • Physically able to work 8 to 12 hours per day in a variety of extreme environment conditions
  • Must be able to bend, climb, stoop, crawl, kneel, or crouch and exhibit normal range of body motion
  • Must be willing to work in confined spaces following OSHA requirements and near moving mechanical parts
  • Must be willing to manipulate heavy equipment control levers

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Laborer

Classification:Non-Exempt
Reports to:Field Supervisor
Department:Service
Location:Orlando, FL
Job Type:Full Time
Pay Range:$10 – $15 per hour
Contact:Please send application to jobs@ussubmergent.com

USST is seeking to add qualified Laborers to its team.  Laborers are primarily responsible for completing daily field duties in a safe and compliant manner as well as being highly motivated individuals with an excellent work ethic.

Main Duties:

  • Train in the basic understanding of the USST Combination truck and GritGone Process® as well other technologies
  • Successfully complete safety training as provided by USST to become an expert in recognizing potential onsite safety hazards through communication and reporting
  • Properly employ personal protective equipment
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and maintain a spirit of cooperation and teamwork at all times
  • Willing and able to travel for several days at a time, nights and/or weekends when required; overtime can be expected
  • Perform all tasks as assigned, which includes work that is considered physical, and follow detailed direction:
    • Lift and carry hoses and other field equipment
    • Wash equipment
    • Shut down equipment in an emergency situation
    • Shovel
    • Squeegee
    • Removal of debris from tanks and pipes
    • Organize trailers and toolboxes
  • Continuously improve through feedback

 Skills & Experience:

  • Familiarity of the wastewater/stormwater, oil and gas, or power plant and other industries is not required, but a plus
  • Understands and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors
  • Strong team player
  • Must have Florida driver’s license and clean driving record
  • 2-years of experience in heavy equipment operation preferred
  • Confined Space Entry Certification (course provided, experience preferred)
  • OSHA 10 (course provided, experience preferred)
  • Must be able to pass drug test
  • Must be 21-years of age or older
  • High school diploma, or its equivalent

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 80-pounds or more
  • Physically able to work 8 to 12 hours per day in a variety of extreme environment conditions
  • Must be able to bend, climb, stoop, crawl, kneel, or crouch and exhibit normal range of body motion
  • Must be willing to work in confined spaces following OSHA requirements and near moving mechanical parts
  • Must be willing to manipulate heavy equipment control levers

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

PLEASE SEND APPLICATION WITH RESUME TO jobs@ussubmergent.com

U.S. Submergent Technologies® provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note these job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.