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Utility Trainee (Job Bid #16-052)

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.

Deadline to apply: May 12, 2016

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Database Analyst (Job Bid PA#16-053)

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline to apply: May 11, 2016

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-051)

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.

Deadline to apply: May 10, 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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Engineer II (2 positions) (Job Bid PA#16-045)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking to fill two Engineer II vacancies. These positions manage and administer the design and construction of MSD capital projects and private development. Oversees and ensures conditions of the contract are met in established time periods. Prepares and documents appropriate correspondence. Performs construction cost estimates. Solves problems related to construction issues. Prepares and negotiates change orders and amendments. Meets with and addresses questions/concerns of affected customers. Performs design and coordinates/reviews the work of outside design engineers. Responsible for the consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, certification and design of engineering works and systems. Performs in-house design of stormwater and sanitary improvements. Negotiates design contracts with consulting firms. Provides technical and administrative support for capital improvements. Performs project planning, cost estimating, scheduling and easement acquisition. Manages project budget. Evaluates consultant proposals. Negotiates scope and price. Prepares contracts for professional service. Meets with customers and conducts public meetings related to design contracts.

Essential Job Functions:
Administers the design and construction of MSD capital projects and private development. Prepares budgets, schedules, scope of work, cost estimates and negotiates/documents change orders and amendments. Resolves construction issues. Prepares and documents appropriate correspondence with contractor. Meets with affected customers and coordinates construction public meetings. Reviews and processes construction submittals. Reviews, approves and processes invoices for design/construction contracts. Manages small purchase and other smaller projects from design through construction. Reviews and comments on plans and documents in design phase. Prepares and reviews design plans, specifications and contract documents. Works with design consultants to develop the best and most cost-effective design. Prepares written communication with customers and design firms to respond to questions and document design stages and public meetings. Negotiates and acquires easements Schedules and prepares for review meetings with all necessary MSD staff. Coordinates agenda and documents meeting discussion and results. Keeps project design on schedule and maintains project design milestones. Ensures that design deliverables are met.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor Degree from an ABET accredited engineering program; four or more years related experience and project management under the supervision of a licensed engineer; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted under certain circumstances. Must possess a Kentucky Professional Engineerís License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have knowledge of engineering principles and techniques; knowledge of general site construction practices and methods; knowledge of surveying and easement plats; knowledge of regulatory permits and encroachment permits; knowledge of wastewater transmission and treatment and sanitary pump stations; knowledge of hydraulic design of gravity and pressure systems; knowledge of stormwater facilities and flood protection systems; knowledge of EPA, DOW and Corps of Engineers regulatory policies; skill in project management; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in negotiation; ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Deadline to apply: April 25, 2016

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I&FP Technician (Job Bid PA#16-044)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Laborer. This position, under direct supervision, performs physical, unskilled tasks associated with treatment plant operations and maintenance.

Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for operating Base 1 radio communications center. Performs daily data entry of I&FP Hansen updates, including assignment of new requests from the sanitary and drainage queues. Serves as point of contact for internal and external customers regarding the divisionís activities and policies by maintaining daily worksheets (absentee, multiple call reports, BUD, etc), crew assignments, contractor location and interagency notifications. Performs various clerical duties as required.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level in a related field; one or more years of customer service experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be able to type 30 words per minute. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Hansen, HARP, eB and Orcom; knowledge of clerical techniques and practices; knowledge of basic office equipment; skill in oral and written communication; skill in problem solving; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); 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 and weekends.

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

Deadline to apply: April 13, 2016

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Control Systems Specialist (Job Bid #16-038)

Job Summary:
Provides design, review and technical support during all phases of capital projects. Provides construction, final equipment checkout and approval. Coordinates with contractors, consultants and MSD personnel on all projects regarding automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems. Designs and implements all facets of in-house automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems (PLC and HMI programming). Reviews documentation related to the automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems.

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

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

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

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

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Seasonal Employee (Pay starts at $10.00 per hour)

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline to apply: March 18, 2016

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-019)

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

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

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

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

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

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Maintenance Mechanic (Job Bid #16-002)

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

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

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

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

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

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-123)

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

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

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

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

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

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid PA#15-035)

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

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

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

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

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

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