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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (PA#14-102)

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). May direct the work of other crew members as needed.

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.

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.

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.

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 submit resume is November 20, 2014.

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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician (PA#14-096)

The Metropolitan Sewer District is seeking an Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician to be Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all MSD Fleet vehicles and equipment, including cars, medium and heavy-trucks, construction and vocational fleet equipment.

Diagnoses and repairs engines, drive trains and related power-transfer components of various sizes and types. Diagnoses and repairs steering and suspension systems. Diagnoses and repairs brake systems. Diagnoses and repairs fuel injection and emission control systems. Diagnoses and repairs electrical, accessory, HVAC and safety systems. Diagnoses and repairs integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and water pumping systems. Conducts road tests/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies, and for repair verification. Performs preventive maintenance inspections, services and repairs. Performs cutting, welding and fabrication operations. Maintains work areas. Maintains daily records of work performed, materials used and time spent. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. May serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team.

Qualified applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience as a mechanic in automotive or truck maintenance or 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 possess ASE Certification in four or more areas and keep them current. Must possess ASE Certification in T4 Heavy Truck Brakes and A5 Automotive Brakes, or acquire them within 6 months. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must be able to hear vehicle back up warning signals.

Deadline to submit resume is November 21, 2014.

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Industrial Maintenance Electrician (PA#13-059;PA#14-071; PA#14-082)

Immediate opportunity available for a maintenance electrician to inspect and troubleshoot electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Install, maintain, and repair electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Install, calibrate, maintain and repair electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Perform all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance.

Qualified applicants must possess a 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 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 of 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 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, bandsaws, 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.

Deadline to submit resume is November 17, 2014.

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Laboratory Technician II (PA#14-091)

The Laboratory Technician II provides analytical duties for the MFWTP and Regional Plant facilities. Performs analyses that determine how well the treatment plants operate, as well as provide the analytical data for all streams and stormwater projects.

Qualified applicants must have High School Diploma or GED; up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level in chemistry, biology or a related field; one or more years laboratory experience involving the examination of water, wastewater, sludge or bottom sediments; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must obtain a Kentucky Wastewater Lab Analyst Class I certification within 18 months.

Applicants must also have knowledge of laboratory procedures and methods; ability to operate basic laboratory instrumentation and related equipment; ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to understand oral and written instructions; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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Chemist (PA#13-030)

Immediate opportunity available for a Chemist to perform routine and complex laboratory tests associated with various products involving wastewater treatment. Provide training and support to laboratory technicians. Responsible for quality assurance tasks. Provide technical support, troubleshoot and maintain analytical instrumentation.

Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in chemistry or a related field; two or more years of quality control and/or wastewater testing experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must obtain Kentucky Wastewater Lab Analyst Class III Certification within 6-18 months. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Also must have knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques; knowledge of statistical methods; knowledge of laboratory procedures and methods; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work effectively under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to perform complex calculations; ability to use atomic absorption spectrometer, inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission, gas chromatograph and/or ion chromatograph; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and weekends.

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