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Utility Trainee (Job Bid PA#17-003)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Utility Trainee. The trainee position, under direct supervision, performs physical, unskilled tasks associated with sewer and drainage maintenance. Must comply with Federal, State, Local and MSD requirements and regulations.

Essential Job Functions:
Mows and cleans ditches. Shovels snow in season. Trims trees and bushes. Sets up and operates portable pumps, 90 lb. jackhammers and other heavy equipment. Digs ditches, holes and other excavations. Loads/unloads equipment, materials and supplies weighing 10 lbs. to 100 lbs. Lifts heavy (45 lbs. to 100 lbs.) objects from the ground to an elevation of 4í8Ē. Hauls miscellaneous materials in wheelbarrows (250 lbs.) a minimum of 200 feet. Operates jackhammer and 45 lb. air spade. Mixes mortar. Loads/unloads sewer pipe (100 lbs. maximum/person) from truck and carries to job site (anywhere from 10í to 200í). Hands materials to person performing assorted repair operations. Assists pipe layers in miscellaneous tasks. Assists in laying pipe. Assists in cleaning catch basins. Assists in putting up all MSD maintained floodwall closures (in season). Piles sandbags (50 lbs.) during flooding events. Operates 20 lb. weed eaters, 25 lb. chainsaws and other small power tools. Cleans/cuts ditches. Removes catch basin grates (50-200 lbs) and manhole covers (125 lbs.). Walks/crawls sanitary/storm sewers for repair/cleaning/inspection. Climbs down into catch basins. Performs mandatory CDL inspections. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. Assists with installation of flood protection street closures.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must take and pass CAPS test. 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. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants must also have knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í6Ē, or waist level; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work outdoors, at night and weekends under adverse working conditions including inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

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

Deadline to apply: January 18, 2017

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Development Specialist II (Job Bid #17-002)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a candidate for our Development Specialist II role. This role reviews conceptual and detailed construction plans and calculations prepared by consulting engineers for commercial and residential land developments throughout Jefferson County. Performs reviews of site drainage, erosion prevention and sediment control and sanitary sewer lateral extension and pumping station plans for impacts on the watershed and sewershed and conformance to MSD design standards and MSDís master plan for sewers and drainage. Performs detention basin, floodplain and floodway analyses. Works with Corps of Engineers to obtain Floodwall Permits. Calculates bond quantities for all public infrastructures. Coordinates with other MSD departments, as well as state and local agencies, to ensure that new construction projects are undertaken with consideration of one another. Assists walk-in customers with the review, approval and permitting of individual lot single-family residential projects, small-scale commercial projects and complex flood-related issues. Prepares floodplain variance packages. Calculates and facilitates sanitary sewer capacity charges. Calculates plan review and regional facility fees. Manages stormwater utility charge credits. May give depositions in legal matters.

Essential Job Functions:
Reviews residential and commercial site drainage and sanitary sewer construction plans for conformance to MSD standards and specifications, downstream/offsite drainage impacts, sanitary sewer availability and erosion prevention and sediment control. Verifies that designs meet MSD criteria, conform to requirements of the floodplain and erosion control ordinances, Metropolitan Subdivision Regulations along with MSDís master plan for drainage and sanitary sewers. Reviews and performs calculations for stormwater and sanitary sewer systems along with detailed detention basin, floodplain and floodway, and erosion prevention and sediment control analyses. Reviews sanitary sewer pump stations and force mains. Performs and/or reviews floodplain modeling analyses on sanitary or drainage facilities. Calculates and administers sanitary capacity charges, regional facility fees, plan review fees and floodplain compensation fees. Provides assistance and information to MSD walk-in customers and other agencies. Evaluates, prepares and implements workplans to improve customer efficiency and inter-agency approval processes. Coordinates plan reviews and site development issues with other areas of MSD. Enforces MSDís policies and procedures during design of projects. Ensures compliance with applicable regulations and ordinances. Attends site meetings with developers, homebuilders, engineers, property owners, contractors and MSD inspectors regarding plan review issues. Conducts and facilitates field meetings to discuss development issues. Conducts, facilitates and attends public meetings or hearings related to development issues and potential impacts. May supervise consultant engineers on various projects. Performs or reviews hydraulic/hydrologic analyses on sanitary sewer and drainage facilities. Prepares drainage plans for customers not needing a professional engineersí stamp.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering; four or more years of civil engineering 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 obtain Plan Reviewer/Preparer EPSC Certification within 6 months.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of engineering plans, design methods, hydraulic/hydrologic calculations, construction practices, construction methods and environmental practices; knowledge of floodplain and floodway modeling; knowledge of detention basin design; knowledge of MSD Standard Specifications, Metropolitan Subdivision Regulations, Zoning Regulations, MSD Master Plan and MSD design criteria; knowledge of Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control and Local Regulatory Floodplain Ordinances; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in oral and written communication; ability to read, interpret and discuss detailed construction plans, hydraulic analyses and topo maps; ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to plan and organize work effectively; ability to resolve problems; ability to work in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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

Deadline to apply: January 25, 2017

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Communications Designer (Job Bid #17-001)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Communications Designer. This position provides photography, video production, graphic design and Webmaster support to MSD. Raises awareness of the vital services MSD provides to our community with both internal and external audiences through professionally produced communication pieces that adhere to the MSD Brand Standards Guide.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides both still and video photography. Performs video production. Plans and scripts educational video to give a look into the vital services MSD provides to our community. Communications may be delivered via video walls, externally through social media and public events. Creates content for video wall. Provides graphic design for print and digital materials including brochures, stationery items, flyers, direct mail, reports, banners, etc. Serves as webmaster by posting updates to MSD external site. Responsible for updating content of MSD website within the new framework and brand standards as needed.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have an Associate Degree in Graphic Design 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants must also have knowledge of marketing and advertisement; knowledge of educational outreach for various genders and age groups; skill in the use of Adobe Video Productions Suite and Adobe Creative Suite; skill in the use of Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Compressor 3.5, Soundtrack Pro 3, Color 1.5, and DVD Studio Pro 4; skill in operating a 35 mm camera; ability to operate a Mac; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); ability to use MagicInfo video wall program; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload.

Deadline to apply: January 17, 2017

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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician Helper, 2nd Shift (Job Bid PA#16-146)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician Helper to provide full mechanical assistance to the Auto & Heavy Equipment Technicians and Master Auto & Heavy Equipment Technicians. Performs minor repairs of MSD fleet vehicles and heavy equipment.

Essential Job Functions:
Fuels fleet vehicles and heavy equipment with gas, diesel and oil. Steam cleans vehicles and fleet parts. Changes and/or repairs tires (this involves lifting 100 lb. tires from the ground to approximately 3 ft., with the assistance of other helpers as needed). Lubricates, changes oil and performs minor service work. Removes/installs component assemblies, starters and alternators. Performs safety inspection of lights and tires. Cleans the Fleet Services area. May perform other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; one or more years experience in the automotive or truck maintenance field or one year of vocational school training in a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months. Must have safe work and driving habits. habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants should also have knowledge of automotive, truck and heavy equipment operation; knowledge of the correct usage of all maintenance tools and instruments; knowledge of standard and metric measurements; ability to properly use hand tools and shop equipment; 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 various shifts and overtime.

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must be able to hear vehicle back up warning signals.

Deadline to apply: January 3, 2017

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Operation Controls Manager (Job Bid #16-145)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Operation Controls Manager. This position manages the automation and controls for MSD (Pump Stations, Treatment Plant, Rain Gauge Network, Remote Flow sites, etc.). Reviews design details, drawing and specifications for all new projects as it relates to automation and controls. Manages and oversees the installation, operation and maintenance of the Real-Time Control (RTC) System. Manages the Controls Department and the Collection Computer Room. Oversees dispatch and the claims process. Manages and controls the budget for the Operation Controls Department.

Essential Job Functions:
Reviews plans and specifications prior to attending review meetings for new projects to ensure proper design and installation of PLC panels and associated equipment. Manages the Real-Time Control (RTC) System, including implementation, operation and maintenance). Prioritizes and assigns PLC programming projects to the Controls Systems Specialists based on project requirements. Reviews plans and specifications for new sites that will be integrated into the RTC System. Prioritizes and assigns programming projects to the Controls Systems Specialists to program, test and implement new sites into the RTC System. Manages the daily activities of the Controls group to repair and maintain remote telemetry and SCADA system. Monitors the RTC System during weather events to ensure proper movement of wastewater to mitigate CSOs per the Consent Decree. Oversees dispatch and the claims process. Manages the annual department budget. Approves weekly timesheets and purchase requisitions.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Business, Management or a related field; five or more years PLC programming experience; two or more years management/supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Kentucky Wastewater Operator Class IV Collections license preferred. Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level 1 certification preferred. Electrical License preferred. 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. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Instrumentation & Controls; knowledge of PLC programming (electrical); knowledge of MSD Sanitary Collection System and Combined System; knowledge of wastewater treatment principles, practices, laws and regulations; knowledge of sewer construction standards; knowledge of Clean Water Act, Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and other local, State and federal regulations; knowledge of various codes and regulations (OSHA, NEC, etc.); skill in reading electrical schematics; skill in oral and written communication; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; 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 train, supervise and delegate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to develop and review technical information, documentation, design engineering studies, reports, drawings and specifications; 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: January 10, 2017

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Senior Project Controls Specialist (Job Bid PA#16-140)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Senior Project Controls Specialist. This position is responsible for working with project managers to track and update schedules and budgets of capital projects, including complex facility construction. Establishes and maintains the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Master Baseline Schedule and all subsequent updates related to Microsoft (MS) Project software, and cost and schedule information integration into SharePoint dashboard metrics display. Establishes and maintains the Capital Budget MS Access database and SharePoint cost and schedule-related program dashboards. Develops, along with project managers and others, the preliminary, baseline and potentially re-baseline schedules and enters schedules into MS Project. Develops cash flow forecasts for all projects including complex facility jobs with project managers. Conducts budgetary analysis of projects. Tracks, analyzes and reports project expenditures on a monthly basis. Prepares cost and schedule data for Gateway and Coordination Meeting presentations in coordination with the project managers. Works with Finance to close contracts and determine asset values.

Essential Job Functions:
Maintains the CIP EBS and Master WBS list used in the MS Project-based project program controls system. Works with Finance staff to ensure appropriate budget set-up, tracking and closure. Implements the MS Project scheduling software and procedures, using and developing updated project set-up templates and assisting with the development of on-line project progress reporting systems. Reviews consultant and contractor schedules on large and/or complex projects before first payment to ensure proper WBS and format. Integrates consultant and contractor cost-loaded project milestones for large and complex projects into project schedule and cost system for reporting. Provides regular uploads and downloads between MS Project, SharePoint, and SAP. Maintains the CIP Program Master Baseline Schedule and Cost Structure. Works directly with the project managers, engineering supervisors and engineering managers in creating, updating, monitoring and analyzing project schedule and cost information. Performs quality control of data upon receipt of the project updates from project managers and others. Incorporates individual project schedules and cost information for large and/or complex projects into the CIP Master Schedule and cost system. Performs cost loading of the program baseline and related project schedules per the latest program cost estimate in order to generate cash flow requirements to meet funding demands. Prepares monthly schedule reports such as LRE, 90-Day Look Ahead, Cash Flow, Available Funds and others for both projects and the CIP program as required. Assists project managers in preparing cost and schedule reports for Gateway meetings. Tracks project manager compliance with required timely submission of update information and runs monthly exceptions report for missed updates. Attends and participates in meetings as needed. Assists with developing MS Project scheduling requirements for use by consultants and contractors. Works with Capital Program Controls Manager in implementing improvements to the project controls standard operating procedures and data systems. Complies with department-appropriate records management procedures relating to construction to ensure compliance with the creation, receipt, classification, maintenance, storage, destruction and disposal of department records, documents and related information as required by MSD policies and procedures.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field; five or more years of scheduling/costing/project controls experience for a utility/engineering firm/contractor; three or more years experience using MS Project (or equivalent) to develop/maintain critical path schedules/costs of complex programs/projects; 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:
Must have knowledge of critical-path scheduling; knowledge of financial management software interfaces (SAP, Oracle, etc.); knowledge of project life cycles and the impact of scope, schedule and budget changes on the execution of projects; knowledge of MS Sharepoint project sites and Microsoft Access databases; skill in using MS Project software and/or related systems; skill in working with project managers and other engineering staff relative to understanding industry language; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc); ability to review and interpret complex construction schedules; ability to resolve problems; ability to analyze data; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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Floodwall Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-139)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Floodwall Maintenance Electrician who, under moderate supervision, inspects and troubleshoots high, medium, and low voltage electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Installs, maintains and repairs electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Installs, calibrates, maintains, operates and repairs electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Performs all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance. 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 high, medium and low voltage electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance work on projects or systems. Uses relay logic/PLC logic in troubleshooting/design of electrical 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 under emergency conditions. May perform mechanical maintenance work to expedite returning a system or equipment to service. May perform all operator functions associated with the proper operation of sanitary pump and lift stations. May be requested to remove and install various sizes of motors and associated pulleys, belts and couplings and perform basic alignment. May be required to assist Floodwall Maintenance Mechanical personnel in the day to day performance of their duties. 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 have experience in working on medium and high voltage equipment such as 2400-4160 volt switchgear/motor controls and motors as well as various substation equipment ranging from 13.8KV to 138KV. Must have experience troubleshooting industrial motor controls. 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 high, medium and low voltage electrical, 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 electrical and mechanical blueprints, elementary and schematic diagrams; ability to use heavy tools including, but not limited to hammer drills, ditch witch, forklift, drill press, sawzall, bandsaws, core drills, concrete saws, pipe benders and threaders; ability to use a high voltage hot stick, megger and other high voltage testing equipment; 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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Engineering Manager - Drainage & Flood Protection (Job Bid #16-138)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Engineering Manager-Drainage & Flood Protection. This position establishes and enforces design/construction standards, details and specifications for drainage and flood protection structures/facilities. Plans, prioritizes and oversees drainage and flood protection projects, project managers and support staff. Responsible for the delivery of the capital program related to the drainage and flood protection projects. Ensures that project scopes are adhered to and that project schedules/budgets are controlled. Ensures that project managers are executing projects according to schedule and budget. Develops and implements policies/procedures to ensure quality control. Supports the development of and administers the annual CIP. Prioritizes, recommends and manages drainage and flood protection projects. Serves as signatory member of the Engineering leadership team at Coordination and Gateway meetings for both design and construction. Provides status reports as required. Speaks to small groups, elected officials, the media and at large public meetings regarding program/project specific issues. Develops, recommends and manages the operating budget for the section. Manages professional, technical and administrative staff.

Essential Job Functions:
Establishes and enforces design/construction standards, details and specifications for drainage and flood protection structures and facilities. Reviews and recommends Board packages for submission/approval. Reviews and recommends procurement of engineering services. Leads contract negotiations and recommends outcomes. Leads efforts to ensure operations involvement throughout project delivery. Leads and recommends project baseline schedules and budget. Reviews projects for quality control purposes. Reviews project schedules and leads recovery plan development. Reviews project risk management plans and leads mitigation efforts. Coordinates with Legal department regarding easement/land acquisitions. Serves as authorized signatory on permit applications. Leads in-house design efforts. Leads change management processes and stakeholder outreach efforts. Provides timely reviews, submittals and reports. Serves as a signatory member of the Design and Construction Gateway meetings for drainage and flood protection projects. Exercises functional area expertise and strategic awareness and organizational awareness to develop and articulate the overall vision/goals for the program. Develops, oversees implementation and monitors adherence to production goals and work quality standards. Evaluates staff performance and assigns performance and production goals. Makes hiring, discipline and termination recommendations. Participates in succession planning and staff Individual Development Plans. Implements and enforces policies and procedures. Coaches and mentors staff. Ensures internal and external commitments of program and staff are met. Manages inter/intra department conflicts as needed. Ensures staff receive safety training. Develops and oversees administration of the operating budget across all program functions. Supports the development of and administers the annual CIP. Ensures staff compliance with records management procedures.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor degree in engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program; eight or more years of experience working as a licensed professional engineer (total minimum of 12 years), with a minimum of eight years of demonstrated, relevant experience as a project manager, project design manager and/or construction manager of large, complex design and construction projects, preferably including pump stations and stormwater basin projects; five or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in certain circumstances. Must possess a Professional Engineer's License (Kentucky PE License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months is preferred). 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:
Knowledge of engineering principles and techniques; knowledge of design, construction and operation of drainage and flood protection structures/facilities; knowledge of EPA, DOW and USACE regulatory policies; knowledge of construction principles, risks and challenge points; knowledge of general management and supervisory techniques/principles; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to review/interpret engineering submittals and complex construction schedules; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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Engineering Manager- Wastewater Treatment (Job Bid PA#16-135)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Engineering Manager- Wastewater Treatment. This position establishes and enforces design/construction standards, details and specifications for wastewater Water Quality Treatment Center (WQTC) facilities. Plans, prioritizes and oversees WQTC projects, project managers and support staff. Responsible for the delivery of the capital program related to the WQTC projects. Ensures that project scopes are adhered to and that project schedules/budgets are controlled. Ensures that project managers are executing projects according to schedule and budget. Develops and implements policies/procedures to ensure quality control. Supports the development of and administers the annual CIP. Prioritizes, recommends and manages WQTC projects. Serves as signatory member of the Engineering leadership team at Coordination and Gateway meetings for both design and construction. Provides status reports as required. Speaks to small groups, elected officials, the media and at large public meetings regarding program/project specific issues. Develops, recommends and manages the operating budget for the section. Manages professional, technical and administrative staff.

Essential Job Functions:
Establishes and enforces design/construction standards, details and specifications for wastewater Water Quality Treatment Center (WQTC) facilities. Reviews and recommends Board packages for submission/approval. Reviews and recommends procurement of engineering services. Leads contract negotiations and recommends outcomes. Leads efforts to ensure operations involvement throughout project delivery. Leads and recommends project baseline schedules and budget. Reviews projects for quality control purposes. Reviews project schedules and leads recovery plan development. Reviews project risk management plans and leads mitigation efforts. Coordinates with Legal department regarding easement/land acquisitions. Serves as authorized signatory on permit applications. Leads in-house design efforts. Leads change management processes and stakeholder outreach efforts. Provides timely reviews, submittals and reports. Serves as a signatory member of the Design and Construction Gateway meetings for WQTC projects. Exercises functional area expertise and strategic awareness and organizational awareness to develop and articulate the overall vision/goals for the program. Develops, oversees implementation and monitors adherence to production goals and work quality standards. Evaluates staff performance and assigns performance and production goals. Makes hiring, discipline and termination recommendations. Participates in succession planning and staff Individual Development Plans. Implements and enforces policies and procedures. Coaches and mentors staff. Ensures internal and external commitments of program and staff are met. Manages inter/intra department conflicts as needed. Ensures staff receive safety training. Develops and oversees administration of the operating budget across all program functions. Supports the development of and administers the annual CIP. Ensures staff compliance with records management procedures.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor degree in engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program; eight or more years experience working as a licensed professional engineer (total minimum of 12 years), with a minimum of eight years of demonstrated, relevant experience as a project manager, project design manager and/or construction manager of large, complex design and construction projects, preferably including water and/or wastewater treatment plants while maintaining regulatory compliance; five or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in certain circumstances. Must possess a Professional Engineer's License (Kentucky PE License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months is preferred). Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants must have knowledge of engineering principles and techniques; knowledge of design, construction and operation of water quality (wastewater) treatment center facilities; knowledge of EPA, DOW and USACE regulatory policies; knowledge of construction principles, risks and challenge points; knowledge of general management and supervisory techniques/principles; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to review/interpret engineering submittals and complex construction schedules; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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Maintenance Supervisor (Wastewater Collections Department) (2nd or 3rd shift) (Job Bid #16-131)

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 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. Certified journeyman of electrical systems or mechanical systems preferred.

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.

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Deputy General Counsel (Job Bid #16-119)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) has an opening for Deputy General Counsel. The Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for assisting the General Counsel /Legal Director in serving as counsel, advisor, representative, and transactions facilitator to the Executive Director, and senior management, managing legal division staff in the performance of legal, administrative, and real estate acquisition/disposal functions and services, and in the procurement and management of outside legal and professional resources.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists the General Counsel in providing advice to senior management on a broad spectrum of legal issues/matters, to include drafting comprehensive legal memos explaining the basis of advice; and in directly managing attorneys, land acquisition administrator and support staff; managerial duties include recruiting, the assignment of work, performance management, staff development and corrective action. Interfaces with the Executive Director and Board of Directors as needed. Provides support, advice and counsel on executive and board matters and concerns in the absence of the General Counsel. Assists in drafting, preparing, reviewing, negotiating and/or approving a wide range of legal documents and policies. Represents MSD in litigation, disputes, protests and administrative/governmental proceedings. Oversees the acquisition and disposal of real property, including the negotiation of contracts for and the closing of the purchase/sale of land and easements, and related professional services. Oversees MSDís response to open records requests and other inquiries. Conducts research into novel as well as routine legal issues, and researches statutes, ordinances and regulations. Participates in protecting the agency by assisting in establishing and recommending risk and compliance standards and expectations. Stays abreast of legal developments. Assists in managing the legal division budget, and in overseeing the procurement, management and evaluation of outside attorneys/firms retained to provide litigation and other support. Assists in driving operational and cost efficiencies through workload management between in-house and outside counsel. Communicates and interacts effectively with ratepayers and external governmental and business contacts. May serve on various internal committees. Attends MSD Board and Board Committee meetings. Reports to the General Counsel/MSD Legal Director.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree; Juris Doctor Degree; Admission to the Kentucky Bar Association and current KBA membership in good standing; eight (8) or more years full-time and progressively responsible experience practicing law, with five (5) or more years public sector or public utility legal experience, and three (3) or more years consecutive management experience. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Experience with civil litigation, contract law, real property law, employment and labor law, public sector governance, and regulatory laws preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of civil litigation, contract law, employment and labor law, real property law, regulatory law and procurement and administrative procedures; knowledge of general management and supervisory techniques and principles; skill in interpreting federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations and evaluating novel issues and/or matters; skill in oral and written communication; skill in negotiation; skill in the use of legal research programs; ability to analyze issues, formulate and evaluate alternatives and make sound, decisive recommendations; ability to supervise a diverse workforce and delegate work effectively; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain confidentiality.

Deadline to apply: October 17, 2016

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Maintenance Electrician (2nd shift) (Job Bid #16-106)

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 #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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