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Control Systems Technician (Job Bid PA#16-063)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Control Sytems Technician. This position provides district-wide installation and support of telemetry hardware, process control hardware and automation. Provides final checkout on equipment installed by contractors. Maintains all documentation regarding telemetry hardware, process control hardware, automation, P&ID diagrams, electrical schematics and network layouts.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides technical support to existing telemetry, SSO/CSO, process control and automation hardware. Provides hardware support including preventive maintenance, repair, upgrade and new installation for Allen Bradley PLCís (Micrologix, SLD 500, PLC5 and Contrologix) using Data Highway Plus, Controlnet, Devicenet, serial and ethernet communication devices; Seimens PLCís (S7-200 and S7-300) using MPI/PPI, Profibus and Modbus communications devices; Motorola PLCís (Moscad) using serial and Modbus communication devices; ABB (Bailey System Six DCS) using serial and ethernet communication devices. These devices are installed at all regional treatment plants, pumping stations, cso, sso and real-time control facilities for process control, automation and telemetry. Provides network installation, analysis and support of all regional facilitiesí process control and automation networks. Performs termination and testing of fiber optic cable, cat5e, DH+, ControlNet and Devicenet. Installs routers, layer 2 switches and wireless equipment. Fabricates telemetry and local control panels. Pulls wires. Labels and terminates control wires. Installs, calibrates and repairs instrumentation (flow meters, level meters, O2 meters and Do meters). Installs modems and antennas. Performs termination of coaxial cable ends and site Db loss test for all telemetry sites. Develops and maintains electrical drawings, P&ID, instrument loop diagrams, network layouts and all other documentation associated with process control systems, telemetry and automation.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess an Associate degree in Computer Science or a related field; two or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must meet job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Also, must have knowledge of electronics, local area networks, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); knowledge of computers, instrumentation and automation; knowledge of MSD and ISA design standards; knowledge of NEC electrical code and vendor related specifications; knowledge of variable frequency drives; knowledge of operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to read electrical drawings, P&ID and instrument loop diagrams; ability to work with PLC hardware; ability to resolve problems; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts, weekends and mandatory overtime.

Deadline to apply: June 8, 2016

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Procurement Clerk (Job Bid PA#16-062)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Procurement Clerk. This position assists with the activities involved in procuring goods and services with standardized office procedures. It also provides administrative support to the Procurement Department.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists in the bid/proposal process to include notifying suppliers/contractors of bid opportunities, preparing information for pre-bid meetings and bid openings, bid calculations, reference checks, etc. Maintains bid schedule and contract list. Maintains purchasing contracts in eB for data integrity. Monitors bid expiration dates and assists with bid renewal process to ensure continuation of assigned contracts. Prepares and tracks contract evaluations and contract renewals. Prepares analytical information for the purchasing staff in preparation for bid letting. Performs general clerical duties to include, but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing and filing. Composes correspondence and reports. Schedules meetings. Develops and maintains spreadsheets as required. Maintains hard copy and electronic filing systems. Provides technical and administrative support to the Procurement Department. Creates and maintains supplier/contractor files. Develops spreadsheets from information pulled from SAP. Tracks insurance certificates ensuring they are current. Follows up with vendors for updating records. Assists in researching similar bid and bid results posted by other public agencies and other research projects as requested. Sets up new bids in the MSD Planroom and update as needed. Assists customers with MSD Planroom. Maintains the security of departmental records and filing systems. Maintains and updates filing systems in Excel. Logs and indexes records to provide status of information. Serves as department liaison for records retention. Assists in the identification and transfer of inactive files. Compiles and distributes requested record files and information. Assists in purchasing low dollar commodities such as business cards and office supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level in a related field; three or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be able to type 35 words per minute. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of administrative techniques and practices; knowledge of SAP; knowledge of basic office equipment; skill in oral and written communication; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint); ability to use eB and other software products; ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to organize work effectively; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload.

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2016

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Revenue Specialist I (Job Bid PA#16-061)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Revenue Specialist I. This position monitors, maintains and updates CCB billing system with pertinent MSD loans and stormwater/wastewater accounts. Ensures accurate accounts are billed and enters adjustments. Ensures appropriate characteristic types are entered into the CCB billing system. Researches, responds and resolves customer issues regarding billings, financing of assessment, connection fees, Proserve and delinquent accounts. Completes daily internal and external requests. Records various journal entries. Provides follow-up on outstanding accounts receivable. Assists with billings and on-site evaluations of MSDís private meters. Responsible for various reports that require customers to be placed on charge for accurate billing. Corrects impervious service area as needed and sends updated maps to customers. Work with collection agency on issues and assists customer with resolutions. Assists with the high volume of collections requests. Provides payoffs for MSD loans. Provides CCB support to various MSD departments.

Essential Job Functions:
Researches customer account numbers for accurate cash posting. Maintains accounts receivable systems and posts to general ledger. Explains general requirements and cost considerations regarding loan assessment program. Partners with Engineering on GMAs and deferrals. Prepares miscellaneous invoices for special billing issues. Assists customers with billing issues according to policies and procedures. Reviews and maintains senior citizens discount applications for eligibility. Coordinates with Engineering the final phase of assessment projects to get billed, advertised and liens placed on all properties. Continually works with projects until all assessments are resolved and released. Maintains and updates CCB billing system for financing of assessments, SSLRPs and connection fees. Releases liens on connections, assessments, and SSLRPs. Works closely with Legal regarding foreclosure and bankruptcy customers and performs necessary functions within CCB. Assists with collections with our loan customers and resets loans upon an agreed amount. Researches and resolves customer inquiries on loan assessment and connection fee financing using APW, CCB, Hansen, PVA, LOJIC, subdivision plats, commercial site plans and extension of boundaries legal agreements. Responds to extremely high volume of customer calls needing immediate response. Coordinates with Engineering and IT on new assessment projects and revisions to CCB. Ensures customers are set-up accurately for assessment loans on existing and future assessment projects. Interacts with LWC employees on daily basis. Assists with PM meter billings and onsite field investigations for meter reads and condition of parcels regarding drainage accounts. Provides information to auditors on loans, assessment and connection fee information. Responds to payoff requests. Prepares written correspondence to customers on lien releases, new loan adjustments, collections activity, and senior citizens applications including files of approval and denial letters. Performs special projects as required.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate Degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field; three or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Hansen, eB, SAP and CCB; knowledge of accounting principles and techniques; knowledge of clerical techniques and practices; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in problem solving; skill in performing basic mathematical calculations; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to research problems and initiate solutions; ability to navigate the internet; ability to read engineering drawings; ability to make sound decisions based on available information; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload.

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2016

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Maintenance Supervisor (Wastewater Collections Department) (Job Bid PA#16-059)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor in our Wastewater Collections Department. This position supervises skilled-trades and contract vendors in operations, corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance and facility modification in the collections system. Plans, specifies, procures equipment and determines installation methods to maintain the design capacities of collection facilities. Supports Engineering with design review, condition assessments, construction and start-up of facilities and projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance and facility modifications for all skilled-trades and contract vendors. Conducts daily meetings and assigns work. Evaluates and troubleshoots failed or failing equipment for corrective action. Develops and implements plans for facility maintenance and improvement working with staff, contractors and Engineering. Procures parts, materials and equipment. Evaluates performance of subordinates. Administers disciplinary action. Schedules time off. Participates in personnel matters. Schedules unit personnel for overtime. Works with Engineering to review capacity requests, reviews designs for facility construction and modifications and assists in facility start-up. Works with Performance Metrics to develop preventive maintenance plans for facilities and equipment. Reviews invoices and approves payment of contract services, materials and supplies.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess an Associate Degree in electrical or mechanical maintenance or a related field; five or more years electrical, instrumentation or mechanical maintenance experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be a certified journeyman of electrical systems or mechanical systems. Must possess a Class III Kentucky Wastewater Collections License or obtain within 6 months of eligibility. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have knowledge of advanced electrical, mechanical instrument and control equipment; knowledge of wastewater collection principles; knowledge of basic construction and equipment layout; knowledge of various codes and regulations (OSHA, NEC, NFPA 70E, etc.); skill in blueprint reading; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to operate various software (e.g. SAP, LOJIC, Hansen, Outlook, eB, etc.); ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work outdoors; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends.

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2016

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Database Administrator (Database Analyst) - Job Bid PA#16-058

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Database Analyst. This position provides high-level, comprehensive technical services of installation, configuration, performance tuning, patching, backup, daily maintenance and administration for all MSD Oracle databases residing on both Sun and Windows NT platforms. Assists in the design and implementation of new databases supporting 3rd party and in-house applications. Provides primary technical support and Basis administration for the SAP, LOJIC and Hansen systems as well as MSD Custom written databases. Assists in the maintenance/management of numerous miscellaneous Unix and NT platforms as needed to ensure Oracle efficiency and integrity.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides high-level, comprehensive technical services of installation, maintenance and administration for all MSD Oracle databases residing on both Sun and Windows NT platforms. Installs Oracle software. Supports Oracle 10g;11g databases. Performs full life cycle Oracle 10g/11g implementation and upgrade proect completions. Tunes database for optimal performance. Monitors database statistics for capacity and performance. Responsible for the security of the database and its information. Plans, tests and implements upgrades to the Oracle database system. Monitors Oracle license utilization to ensure compliance. Creates backup/recovery procedures. Serves as the primary technical support and Basis administrator for the SAP, LOJIC and Hansen systems as well as 3rd party and custom designed applications. Installs database and application server components. Monitors database system performance and capacity. Assists in troubleshooting database and application problems. Installs upgrades/patches for the applications to resolve problems or keep the system current. Installs/upgrades operating systems, products and hardware. Performs system resource monitoring and back-up/recovery procedures for UNIX. Develops, implements and enforces database security policies. Maintains development and test environments to allow for research and development of new database services and testing of new software versions. Researches current technology and industry trends to recommend server and database configurations. Supports Client/Server connectivity to databases utilizing SQLNET, SQLNK and ODBC connecting to Oracle servers.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field; five or more yearsí experience related to Oracle Database Administration; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Oracle applications, database architecture, configuration and administration; knowledge of Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN); knowledge of Oracle VMWare; knowledge of SAP Basis administration; knowledge of physical and logical database design; skill with Oracle application tools (e.g. Workflows, Forms Designer, Reports, Discoverer, etc.); skill with Tablespaces, Partitioning, Binary Indexes for Partitioned and Non-Partitioned Tables; skill in database replication; skill in planning and executing disaster recovery plans; skill with change control, help desk ticket system usage and system documentation; skill in oral and written communication; ability to estimate storage; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work 24 hour emergency response.

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply: May 30, 2016

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Controls Systems Specialist (Job Bid PA#16-057)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Controls Systems Specialist. This position provides design, review and technical support during all phases of capital projects. Provides construction, final equipment checkout and approval. Coordinates with contractors, consultants and MSD personnel on all projects regarding automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems. Designs and implements all facets of in-house automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems (PLC and HMI programming). Reviews documentation related to the automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides system integration functions relating to district-wide automation projects. Provides system integration functions relating to district-wide flood pumping station, pump/lift station and treatment plant telemetry and SCADA systems. Provides hardware and software implementation, modification, documentation, troubleshooting and repair on all district-wide automated systems. Provides hardware and software implementation, modification, documentation, troubleshooting and repair on the Morris Forman WTP automated plant process control system. Provides system management functions and programming for the plant information system that produces state required reports. Installs and maintains PC hardware and all aspects of the controls industrial network (fiber, copper, network routers, switches, etc.). Supports MSD standard and non-standard applications. Installs software drivers. Diagnoses hardware/software problems and reports them as necessary.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate degree in Computer Science or related field; three or more years automation controls experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be ISA certified or be able to obtain certification within 12 months. Must meet job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of electronics, local area networks (fiber, copper, routers, switches, etc.), and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) programming; knowledge of computers and associated components, instrumentation and automation; knowledge of MSD and ISA design standards; knowledge of NEC electrical code and vendor related specifications; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to read electrical drawings, P&ID and instrument loop diagrams; ability to resolve problems; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts, weekends and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply: May 30, 2016

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Maintenance Mechanic (Job Bid #16-049)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains, lubricates and repairs mechanical equipment associated with solids processing, wastewater treatment and wastewater pumping (e.g. heating and ventilation, boilers, chlorinators and combustion fired engines). This position may direct the work of other crew members as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Safely uses portable pumps and shop tools to install, repair and maintain mechanical equipment such as pumps, sewage ejectors, air blowers and compressors, boilers and heat exchangers, grinders, heaters, gas meters, mechanical screens, belt and buck conveyors, chlorinators and internal combustion engines. Performs preventative and corrective mechanical work, including carpentry, on projects or systems. Interprets line diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Regularly inspects equipment for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions. Changes oils, lubricants, greases and filters for all equipment and machinery, including electric service carts. Handles heavy equipment (frequently over 50 lbs. And occasionally over 100 lbs.) e.g. pump housings, oil drums, and bags of salt (lift from ground to head/shoulder height). Installs mechanical and pneumatic systems. Regularly prepares and maintains records, log books and other data relating to tasks performed. Regularly operates a vehicle as transportation to the job site or for the movement of tools, equipment and materials. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly and performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform minor electrical type work to expedite returning a system or equipment to a serviceable condition. Participates in cross-training. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as an industrial maintenance mechanic; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicant should also have knowledge of carpentry, welding, machine shop, electricity, metal fabrication, rigging, medium duty equipment operation, millwright, pipe fitting, blue print reading and mechanical drawing; knowledge of the different types and grades of lubricants; ability to use and operate specialized equipment such as electric welder, gas welding and cutting equipment; ability to use mechanical shop equipment such as drill press, pipe threader, presses, brake press, saws and portable power tools; ability to use machine shop equipment and specialized tools and gauges such as lathes, milling machine, height and depth gauges, vernier calipers, inside and outside micrometers and dial indicators; ability to learn computerized analysis equipment; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must be able to climb and work in high places or confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment.

Deadline to apply: May 2, 2016

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Seasonal Employee (Pay starts at $10.00 per hour)

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs work that includes, but is not limited to labor related to multiple areas or departments throughout MSD. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
Cuts and removes grass/weeds adjacent to and/or within the area of MSD owned ditches and drainage channels. Performs basin clearing/cleaning. Provides cleanup related to post sanitary sewer overflow or rain events. Maintains Louisville Loop (MSD responsible sections) and levee including landscaping, using industrial weed eaters and various mowing equipment. Removes debris from the floodwall levee, ditches and drainage channels. Operates weed eaters, small hand tools and lawn mowers. Paints and performs other related general laborer work. Assists with the operation and maintenance of a combination sewer cleaner, flusher or plate truck. Performs project related assignments. Performs labor related to the repair and/or replacement of property service connections (PSCRs), main sewers, manholes and catch basins. Serves as a helper to electrical and mechanical staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be at least 18 years old. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í8Ē; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work under adverse working conditions including inclement weather, contact with raw sewage, in pipes, on creek banks and irregular surfaces; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must be able to climb and work in high places and confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety gear when hazards justify their use. Must be able to qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment.

Deadline to apply: March 18, 2016

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-019)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Electrician who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Installs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Performs all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance. This position may direct the work of other crew members as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Utilizes technical knowledge and experience to interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Makes drawings/sketches of old and new systems. Regularly inspects electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage), electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions and estimates equipment, materials and supplies required to correct malfunctions. Performs preventive and corrective electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance work on projects or systems. Uses relay logic/PLC logic in troubleshooting/design of electrical and instrumentation systems. Installs electrical, electronic, pneumatic and computerized systems. Diagnoses and repairs computer-related hardware and programmable devices. Loads, executes and evaluates computer diagnostic programs. Repairs faulty circuitry at board and component levels. Installs, repairs and modifies piping for valves, regulators, meters and gauges. Regularly prepares and maintains records, reports, log books, and other data related to tasks performed. Drives vehicle to job sites to transport tools, equipment and materials. Responsible for recording time, materials and equipment. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly. Performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform mechanical maintenance work to expedite returning a system or equipment to service. May be requested to remove and install various sizes of motors and associated pulleys, belts, and couplings and perform basic alignment. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as a journeyman industrial electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must have completed a journeyman-level training program in maintenance of electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage) and in electronic, pneumatic instrument systems and digital technology is required. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicant should also have knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic maintenance techniques; knowledge of correct and safe usage of electrical and electronic test equipment and electrical codes (NEC, ISA, and ASME); skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, elementary and schematic diagrams; ability to use heavy tools including, but not limited to hammer drills, ditch witch, forklift, electric carts, drill press, sawzall, band saws, core drills, concrete saws, pipe benders, and threaders; ability to use a high voltage hot stick; must have the ability to distinguish primary colors and their attributes; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must be able to climb and work in high places or confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must be able to hear plant warning signals.

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Maintenance Mechanic (Job Bid #16-002)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains, lubricates and repairs mechanical equipment associated with solids processing, wastewater treatment and wastewater pumping (e.g. heating and ventilation, boilers, chlorinators and combustion fired engines). This position may direct the work of other crew members as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Safely uses portable pumps and shop tools to install, repair and maintain mechanical equipment such as pumps, sewage ejectors, air blowers and compressors, boilers and heat exchangers, grinders, heaters, gas meters, mechanical screens, belt and buck conveyors, chlorinators and internal combustion engines. Performs preventative and corrective mechanical work, including carpentry, on projects or systems. Interprets line diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Regularly inspects equipment for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions. Changes oils, lubricants, greases and filters for all equipment and machinery, including electric service carts. Handles heavy equipment (frequently over 50 lbs. And occasionally over 100 lbs.) e.g. pump housings, oil drums, and bags of salt (lift from ground to head/shoulder height). Installs mechanical and pneumatic systems. Regularly prepares and maintains records, log books and other data relating to tasks performed. Regularly operates a vehicle as transportation to the job site or for the movement of tools, equipment and materials. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly and performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform minor electrical type work to expedite returning a system or equipment to a serviceable condition. Participates in cross-training. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as an industrial maintenance mechanic; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicant should also have knowledge of carpentry, welding, machine shop, electricity, metal fabrication, rigging, medium duty equipment operation, millwright, pipe fitting, blue print reading and mechanical drawing; knowledge of the different types and grades of lubricants; ability to use and operate specialized equipment such as electric welder, gas welding and cutting equipment; ability to use mechanical shop equipment such as drill press, pipe threader, presses, brake press, saws and portable power tools; ability to use machine shop equipment and specialized tools and gauges such as lathes, milling machine, height and depth gauges, vernier calipers, inside and outside micrometers and dial indicators; ability to learn computerized analysis equipment; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must be able to climb and work in high places or confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment.

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-123)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Electrician who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Installs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Performs all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance. This position may direct the work of other crew members as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Utilizes technical knowledge and experience to interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Makes drawings/sketches of old and new systems. Regularly inspects electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage), electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions and estimates equipment, materials and supplies required to correct malfunctions. Performs preventive and corrective electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance work on projects or systems. Uses relay logic/PLC logic in troubleshooting/design of electrical and instrumentation systems. Installs electrical, electronic, pneumatic and computerized systems. Diagnoses and repairs computer-related hardware and programmable devices. Loads, executes and evaluates computer diagnostic programs. Repairs faulty circuitry at board and component levels. Installs, repairs and modifies piping for valves, regulators, meters and gauges. Regularly prepares and maintains records, reports, log books, and other data related to tasks performed. Drives vehicle to job sites to transport tools, equipment and materials. Responsible for recording time, materials and equipment. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly. Performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform mechanical maintenance work to expedite returning a system or equipment to service. May be requested to remove and install various sizes of motors and associated pulleys, belts, and couplings and perform basic alignment. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as a journeyman industrial electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must have completed a journeyman-level training program in maintenance of electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage) and in electronic, pneumatic instrument systems and digital technology is required. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicant should also have knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic maintenance techniques; knowledge of correct and safe usage of electrical and electronic test equipment and electrical codes (NEC, ISA, and ASME); skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, elementary and schematic diagrams; ability to use heavy tools including, but not limited to hammer drills, ditch witch, forklift, electric carts, drill press, sawzall, band saws, core drills, concrete saws, pipe benders, and threaders; ability to use a high voltage hot stick; must have the ability to distinguish primary colors and their attributes; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must be able to climb and work in high places or confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must be able to hear plant warning signals. <

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid PA#15-035)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Electrician who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Installs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Performs all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance. This position may direct the work of other crew members as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Utilizes technical knowledge and experience to interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Makes drawings/sketches of old and new systems. Regularly inspects electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage), electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions and estimates equipment, materials and supplies required to correct malfunctions. Performs preventive and corrective electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance work on projects or systems. Uses relay logic/PLC logic in troubleshooting/design of electrical and instrumentation systems. Installs electrical, electronic, pneumatic and computerized systems. Diagnoses and repairs computer-related hardware and programmable devices. Loads, executes and evaluates computer diagnostic programs. Repairs faulty circuitry at board and component levels. Installs, repairs and modifies piping for valves, regulators, meters and gauges. Regularly prepares and maintains records, reports, log books, and other data related to tasks performed. Drives vehicle to job sites to transport tools, equipment and materials. Responsible for recording time, materials and equipment. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly. Performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform mechanical maintenance work to expedite returning a system or equipment to service. May be requested to remove and install various sizes of motors and associated pulleys, belts, and couplings and perform basic alignment. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as a journeyman industrial electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must have completed a journeyman-level training program in maintenance of electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage) and in electronic, pneumatic instrument systems and digital technology is required. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicant should also have knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic maintenance techniques; knowledge of correct and safe usage of electrical and electronic test equipment and electrical codes (NEC, ISA, and ASME); skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, elementary and schematic diagrams; ability to use heavy tools including, but not limited to hammer drills, ditch witch, forklift, electric carts, drill press, sawzall, band saws, core drills, concrete saws, pipe benders, and threaders; ability to use a high voltage hot stick; must have the ability to distinguish primary colors and their attributes; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:Must be able to climb and work in high places or confined spaces. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must qualify medically and physically to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must be able to hear plant warning signals.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2016

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