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Maintenance Mechanic (Job Bid #15-094)

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

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

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

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

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

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Desktop Engineer (Job Bid PA15-095)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Desktop Engineer. This position troubleshoots and performs root cause analysis of identified troubled systems or software. Maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots and repairs computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals. Creates and maintains an application profile for all software used in the organization. Researches and proposes solutions for defects, enhancements and new products. Reviews all support incidents and PC error logs to determine issues that need to be addressed. Provides assistance to support team as needed. Performs monitoring to ensure assets are being tracked and inventoried by the Helpdesk software and addresses gaps as needed. Serves as desktop support liaison for projects and efforts involving other IT groups. Serves as a member of the on-call team responsible for 24/7 network availability

Essential Job Functions:
Maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots and repairs computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals. Documents, maintains, upgrades or replaces hardware and software systems. Analyzes and documents business processes and problems. Develops solutions to enhance efficiencies. Troubleshoots technical problems and interacts with other employees and/or clients to resolve issues and properly maintain hardware and software. Troubleshoots and performs root cause analysis of identified troubled systems or software. Leads requirement gathering sessions with business and technical groups. Researches and proposes solutions for defects, enhancements and new products. Creates and maintains an automated process for installing individual applications, leveraging in-house tools. Manages all aspects of endpoint protection for all PCs, utilizing standard anti-virus tools. Serves as desktop liaison for projects and efforts involving other IT groups. Works as the PC support liaison with the network/infrastructure team as needed. Communicates changes in the PC environment to the appropriate audience in a timely manner. Creates and maintains an application profile for all software used in the organization. Manages all aspects of Microsoft operating system updates using the Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) toolkit. Reviews all PC software regularly and recommends any patches or updates. Reviews security updates or bulletins. Creates and executes update processes with assistance from support staff. Participates in the change management process by presenting any desktop related changes to the change board. Disseminates any changes that affect desktop support at staff meetings. Provides assistance to support team as needed. Mentors junior team members and develops, teaches and helps enforce proper desktop standards and methodologies. Addresses and resolves help desk tickets in a timely manner. Provides end-user training as needed. Works with vendors.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field; four or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. A+, Network + and Microsoft certifications preferred. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of PC support standards and practices; knowledge of computer systems, hardware and peripherals; knowledge of Active Directory (AD) and Group Policy Object (GPO); skill in hardware and software rollouts; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to perform troubleshooting; ability to resolve problems; ability to prioritize work effectively; ability to adapt to a changing work environment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work various shifts and weekends for on-call rotation.

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

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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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Wastewater Manager (Job Bid PA#15-090)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Wastewater Manager to provide management level oversight of the sanitary sewer system throughout Metro Louisville. This position is responsible for the coordination of construction and maintenance of 3000 miles of sewer, both combined and sanitary systems. Responsible for ensuring CMOM goals are met and capacity issues are addressed quickly. Responsible for SORP and KDOW regulation reporting accuracy.

Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for all aspects of sewer repair and communication with Collections systems staff on prioritization efforts. Provides direct guidance to Sanitary Supervisors to ensure MSD policies and procedures are enforced and understood. Responsible for the development of programs, procedures and methods for the optimization of processes in order to achieve compliance with federal, state and local environmental law, regulations, agreed orders and the MSD/EPA/DOW consent decree. Sets goals and standards for productivity and quality control. Responsible for environmental hazards mitigation and works within incident command structure in all natural events and disasters, as well as domestic security and anti-terrorism programs. Provides operating and capital budget development, management and control. Provides leadership and direction. Establishes goals and performance measures. Supervises professional, managerial, technical, supervisor, administrative and bargaining unit staff. Provides facility process concept development, design review, contract and consultant selection/evaluation, construction/project management, startup and optimization. Communicates with MSD customers with sanitary sewer issues and works within policy to resolve claims with assistance from 3rd party adjusters.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field; five or more years related experience; two or more years management/supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Kentucky Professional Engineering license preferred. Kentucky Wastewater Operator Class IV Collections license preferred. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Also, must have 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 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.

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Attorney Ė Assistant General Counsel (PA15-071)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District is seeking an experienced Attorney to serve as in-house counsel responsible for handling pre-litigation and litigation in specialized areas of practice including real and personal property, personal injury, labor/employment, contracts, eminent domain and/or foreclosures; The attorney will also assist in supervising outside attorneys/firms; provide advice; routinely and independently research and draft legal opinions; draft, review, negotiate and/or approve a variety of complex documents; and prepare and present reports.

Overview and Essential Job Functions:
Under the supervision of the Deputy General Counsel, effectively carry and manage to resolution a mixed case load relating to pre-litigation and litigation matters in the areas of real and personal property, personal injury, contracts, labor/employment, and foreclosures; Draft all necessary pleadings, undertake research, handle pre-trial and trial motion practice, conduct discovery including lay and expert witness depositions, attend mediations, obtain and review medical, financial, scientific and other complex records, work with the third party adjuster, and develop strategies related to the assessment of defenses, damages, and settlement; Provide advice to management; Research and interpret federal, state, and local rules and regulations, and/or governmental processes and procedures and provide written and oral legal opinions; Consult with and assist in the evaluation of outside counsel performance and expenses; Draft, review, negotiate and/or approve the terms and conditions of a wide range of solicitations, bid documents, proposals, contracts/agreements, grant documents, documents related to construction and the purchase and sale of real property, handle and/or monitor related transactions; May handle open records requests, attend Board and Committee meetings, serve on procurement and/or labor negotiation team, and provide reports on assigned cases/projects.

Candidate must be highly motivated, able to work independently, have strong writing and oral communication skills; experience in drafting and negotiating various corporate documents; five or more years full-time civil litigation experience, including trial practice, and experience handling real/personal property, personal injury, contracts, labor/employment, eminent domain, and/or foreclosure related issues/claims; have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited Law School, and be a member in good standing with the Kentucky Bar Association.

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SEASONAL EMPLOYEE (Temporary Position: Pay starts at $10.00 per hour)

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

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

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be at least 18 years old. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work habits. Knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í8Ē; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work under adverse working conditions including inclement weather, contact with raw sewage, in pipes, on creek banks and irregular surfaces; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

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

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-024)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

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.

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.

application info


 

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