Xylem Operator/Field Service in Bridgeport, New Jersey

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire an Operator / Field Service to Assist in the set-up and operation of pumps, hoses, pipe and other pumping accessories on customer job sites. This includes loading of pumps, hoses, pipes and other pumping accessories on/off Xylem Dewatering delivery trucks and/or third party freight carriers, staging equipment for installation, scheduled pump watch and demobilization of project site upon completion.

Specific Responsibilities - Essential Job Functions

  • Safely load equipment and accessories on/off vehicle

  • Safe operation of diesel powered hydraulic lifting equipment; i.e. forklifts, front-end loaders, tow motors, etc. to load and unload equipment

  • Safely set-up Xylem pumping equipment and assist in maintaining orderliness of job site; utilize fusion machines to safely and properly fuse HDPE pipe of varying lengths, diameters and configurations

  • Perform daily visual inspections of equipment and job site and document any items in need of service

  • Obey all Xylem and customer safety rules

  • Communicate with Supervisor, Engineer, Outside Salesman, Branch Manager or Regional Director who is on site.

  • Available for on-call off-hours assignments as necessary for emergencies

  • Available for extended out-of-town travel with limited notice

Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to safely operate diesel powered hydraulic lifting equipment: i.e. forklifts, front end loaders, tow motors, boom, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to fuse HDPE pipe ranging in diameter from 4 inch to 36 inch.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to secure travel reservations (hotel, flight, car, train, etc.) and reconcile expense reports.


  • Valid state issued driver license; commercial license preferred

  • Medical card preferred

  • Forklift certification preferred

  • Fusion certification preferred

EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled