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Industrial Programs Manager (Job Bid PA#16-070)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Industrial Programs Manager. who creates and enforces safe work practices, job sites and facilities throughout MSD. This position Manages the daily operations of the following programs: Pretreatment, Hazardous Materials, Industrial Stormwater, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE), Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG), and Nine Minimum Controls (NMC) #3. Assigns priorities of resources according to risk posed to the public sewer (collection system, pumping stations and wastewater treatment plants). Manages, develops and motivates subordinate personnel. Develops new regulatory programs as needed. Accountable to the Kentucky Division of Water and EPA for the proper implementation of MSD's federally mandated Pretreatment Program. Enforces Wastewater/Stormwater Discharge Regulations (WDR) and Enforcement Response Plan, as well as, Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit requirements associated with the Industrial Stormwater and IDDE Programs. Provides technical support relative to investigations of problems in the public sewer (combined, sanitary and storm sewer, pumping stations and wastewater treatment plants). Administers the Louisville Metro Hazardous Materials Ordinance (HMO) and provides direction, policy and procedures for MSD's community emergency response program. Provides technical assistance relative to investigatory and enforcement activities. Provides hazardous materials waste disposal assistance to other MSD departments/divisions and Metro Louisville agencies. Oversees management of Local Limits re-evaluations. Updates the WDR and HMO to support regulatory programs.

Essential Job Functions:
Manages federally mandated Pretreatment Program and Enforcement Response Plan (ERP). Responsible for issuance and renewal of Significant Industrial User, EPA Categorical, Unusual Discharge Request and General Wastewater Discharge Permits. Oversees, reviews and approves wastewater discharge permit limit calculations. Oversees inspection of permitted users' facilities to insure compliance. Coordinates activities to insure sufficient documentation of program requirements. Manages the documentation, maintenance and tracking of industrial data to determine permitted facilities' compliance with applicable limits. Administers Pollution Prevention activities. Reviews and approves Local Limits re-evaluations. Manages FOG Program. Coordinates field investigations with respect to MSD's 24/7 response to hazardous materials release incidents. Manages inspections of facilities with Hazardous Materials Use and Spill Prevention Control (HMPC) plans. Insures inter-jurisdictional coordination and efficiency. Coordinates with Louisville Metro Mayor's Office on filling positions on the HMO Appeals and Overseers Board. Facilitates periodic HMO Appeals and Overseers Board meetings. Manages Industrial Stormwater and IDDE programs. Coordinates inspections to insure compliance with MS4 Permit requirements and 40 CFR 122.26. Manages and approves issuance of appropriate enforcement actions for violations. Represents MSD in enforcement meetings. Acts as signatory authority for Pretreatment Reports and Pretreatment Discharge Monitoring Reports. Coordinates with appropriate personnel on the compilation and submittal of information and data associated with IWD programmatic activities for MSD's Consent Decree and MS4 annual reports. Manages the activities of IWD staff including developing goals and projects, monitoring progress and conducting performance reviews and disciplinary actions when necessary. Coordinates with engineering relative to the implementation of the MSD Plumbing Plan Review Program. Compiles, evaluates and reports industrial sampling data. Manages MSD's Quality Charge Testing Program and recommends policy improvements. Develops and manages departmental budget.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or a related field; five or more years related industrial waste experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess Level III Certification in Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of MSD business practices, industrial processes, chemical wastewater treatment and Federal, State and Local regulations; knowledge of hazardous materials; knowledge of the sewer and drainage system; knowledge of chemistry and analytical methods; knowledge of pretreatment and sampling methodologies; skill in performing mathematical calculations; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to read blueprints, equipment specifications and maintenance diagrams; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to negotiate; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply: July 1, 2016

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Laboratory Technician II (Job Bid PA#16-068)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Laboratory Technician II. This position provides analytical duties for the MFWQTC, Regional Plant facilities and Industrial Users. Performs analyses that determine how well the treatment plants operate, as well as provide the analytical data for all streams and stormwater projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Performs all the analytical duties for the process and streams area. Performs the following analyses: pH, Solids, COD, BOD, Volatile Acids, Viscosity, specific gravity, Fecal Coliform, E. Coli, etc. Makes all reagents necessary for the analytical procedures. Prepares all glassware necessary for sterile analytical procedures. Enters all data and quality control in the LIMS. Performs all record keeping requirements for good Laboratory practices. Interacts with sampling personnel. Provides technical information regarding proper collection and sampling for specific analytes. Ensures all paperwork follows the standard operating procedures for collecting/receiving samples in accordance with the Division of Water and Federal EPA guidelines. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED; up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level in chemistry, biology or a related field; one or more years laboratory experience involving the examination of water, wastewater, sludge or bottom sediments; 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:
Also, must have knowledge of laboratory procedures and methods; ability to operate basic laboratory instrumentation and related equipment; ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to understand oral and written instructions; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Deadline to apply: June 29, 2016

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Control Systems Supervisor (Job Bid PA#16-067)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Control Systems Supervisor. This position supervises the Control Systems staff. Provides design, review and technical support for the automation/telemetry portion of capital projects for all areas of MSD as well as wet weather programs throughout MSD. Capital project support includes initial review, equipment/logistical research, instrumentation implementation and ongoing support after project completion. Maintains the entire network system for the SCADA and remote telemetry systems at over 300 pump stations and regional facilities, flood pump stations, CSO/SSOs and Real Time Control.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises the Control Systems staff. Provides system integration functions related to district-wide automation project. Researches equipment instrumentation options for capital projects. Develops equipment specifications for capital improvements. Reviews and revises contract bid documents, plans, schematics, specifications and provides feedback for all areas of the MSD collection system, treatment plants and pump stations. Initiates procurement for equipment, training and services required by the Control Systems group. Manages and tracks assignments of staff.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field; three or more years automation and controls experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be ISA certified or able to obtain it within 12 months of obtaining the position. 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 electronic equipment, local area networks (fiber and ethernet) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) programming; knowledge of computer instrumentation and automation; knowledge of MSD and ISA design standards; knowledge of State/EPA reporting and permit guidelines; 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 supervise a diverse workforce; ability to adapt to a changing work environment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; 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 and deadline pressure; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts, weekends.

Deadline to apply: June 28, 2016

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Health and Safety Administrator (Job Bid PA#16-065)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Health and Safety Administrator who creates and enforces safe work practices, job sites and facilities throughout MSD. Prepares designated employees to respond to potential emergencies. Works as a partner with management to integrate practices that reduce risk of injury into operational procedures. Monitors for compliance and provides enforcement when necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
Develops and administers MSD's Health & Safety Program to assure compliance. Develops and administers MSDís emergency response program including hazardous materials response, facility evacuation procedures and employee injury or illness response to assure compliance. Administers Drug and Alcohol Policy and Vehicle Accident Review Committee (VARC), including policy changes, testing, investigating vehicle accidents and data management. Administers MSD's mandatory occupational health screenings such as Audiogram, Respirator and CDL exams. Administers Material Safety Data Sheet Program, Asbestos & Lead Program and Radiation Safety Program. Responsible for employee readiness training and related equipment procurement and/or developing materials and providing safety training. Responsible for enforcing adherence to safety policies and procedures. Reviews proposed construction documents to assure compliance with MSD Safety Regulations. Provides feedback to management regarding employee adherence, initiating disciplinary actions when needed. Develops and administers all Personal Protective Equipment programs. Develops and administers all safety equipment programs. Investigates health complaints such as respiratory and skin illnesses. Conducts and monitors accident investigations including employee injury, vehicle accident and damage to MSD facilities. Responds to all after hours' injuries and accidents as directed. Monitors and inspects MSD buildings and facilities for compliance with local, state and federal safety statutes (OSHA, NFPA, NEC, etc.) and property insurance requirements. Serves as Chair of the Health & Safety Committee(s) and/or VARC Committee. Plans and coordinates committee activities and recommendations. Administers all workplace safety promotions. Performs all other duties related to safety activities, employee protection and emergency response.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in Environmental Safety/Safety Management, Occupational Safety or a related field; five 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. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Also, must have knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of first aid, CPR, NEC, confined space operations, hazardous material operations and emergency response procedures; knowledge of OSHA regulations; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime.

Deadline to apply: June 27, 2016

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Wastewater Collections System Director (Job Bid PA#16-060)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Wastewater Collections System Director. This position directs all operations and maintenance activities involving the transmission, pumping, storing of wastewater and residuals from the customer connection to the wastewater treatment plants. Directs staff in the resolution to customer complaints including: sewer backups, odor and restoration. Serves as a member of the Operations Management team responsible for utility-wide emergency preparedness and response. Serves as an MSD liaison to Metro Louisvilleís Emergency Management Agency. Responds to all weather-related and other emergency events, including planning, coordination and response with both internal staff and external customers and constituents. Assures regulatory compliance with all collection system permits, including KPDES, EPA, ORSANCO, OSHA and other regulatory agencies. Assures regulatory compliance with Nine Minimum Controls (NMC), Capacity Management and Maintenance (CMOM), and the Sewer Overflow Response Plan (SORP). Coordinates capital construction with Chief Engineer and directs capital construction of in-house crews on Collection System projects. Reports to the Chief of Operations.

Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for daily operations and maintenance of the Collections System within the Operations Division. Monitors the daily performance of the Collection System including storage, pumping and conveyance. Identifies, prioritizes and assists with planning of maintenance activities to prevent sanitary and combined sewer (SSO/CSO) overflows and discharges and optimizes the performance of the Collection System to achieve permit requirements. Directs the operations and maintenance of real time control systems to ensure compliance with the Integrated Overflow Abatement Plan (IOAP). Provides support and operational assistance to regional wastewater treatment plants, as needed. Manages the tele-video inspection program for the sewer collection system. Recommends process and capital improvements based on regulatory requirements. Coordinates construction activities that may impact the current and future operations of the Collection System. Facilitates planning, project development and/or capital design projects that involve the operation Collection System facilities. Assures timely reporting for regulatory compliance. Develops Collection System annual budget, manages operations within budget allocation and provides monthly reports on performance. Establishes annual goals and objectives for Collection System and monitors and reports progress monthly. Manages the implementation of all Policy and Procedures for the Collection System area.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, Management or a related field; eight or more years experience in wastewater collections and treatment, including operations and maintenance of plants, pumps, and control system; five or more years management/supervisory 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:
Also, must have Knowledge of wastewater principles and practices; knowledge of hydraulics, including gravity and pumped systems; knowledge of emergency planning and response, OSHA and NFPA regulations; knowledge of Clean Water Act, Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and other local, State and Federal regulations; knowledge of process control, knowledge of real time control/SCADA systems; knowledge of general management and supervisory techniques and principles; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; ability to develop and implement business process improvements; ability to work successfully in a team-oriented environment; ability to lead, manage and supervise a diverse workforce; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to train, supervise and delegate work effectively; ability to establish priorities, goals, performance measures and accountability for employees; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to work 24 hour emergency response, multiple shifts including holidays and weekends. Kentucky Professional Engineerís license preferred. Kentucky Wastewater Operator Class IV Collections license preferred.

Deadline to apply: June 13, 2016

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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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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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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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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 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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