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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO

Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 700 West Liberty St., Louisville, KY 40203

Department: Metropolitan Sewer District

Job Summary:
Serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the utility and provides executive leadership, strategic direction, and management to ensure that MSDís mission and core values are implemented and followed. Leads and manages executive staff to deliver wastewater, stormwater and flood protection services to the community. Provides leadership for One Water Partnership with Louisville Water Company. The Executive Director reports to the Board of the Metropolitan Sewer District and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Metro Mayor. for full details, please click here.


Technical Operations Manager (Job Bid PA#15-060)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Technical Operations Manager. This position works in the Information Technology division and manages the technical teams responsible for the "cradle to grave" configuration, installation, administration, operation and support of all servers, network resources and enterprise databases deployed throughout MSD. Provides technical expertise for incident management, problem management,, knowledge management, change management, capacity management, availability management, service level management and continual service improvement using the ITIL framework and industry best practices. Establishes, maintains and manages the Technology Environment Security, Disaster Recovery Process and Capacity Planning for all aspects of the infrastructure. Manages projects associated with new installations, upgrades, enhancements and maintenance of MSD enterprise hardware and software resources.

Essential Job Functions:
Initiates, plans, executes, monitors and controls/closes projects associated with hardware and software installs, upgrades, enhancements and maintenance. Creates, implements and manages security and compliance audits, change management, capacity and availability planning, security planning, disaster recovery planning, incident and problem management, event management, continuous service improvement, asset configuration and release management. Creates, implements and manages operating policies and procedures focusing on industry standards and best practices in project management, ITIL, service and support. Manages the Network Administration staff responsible for the installation, maintenance, monitoring and administration of the MSD local and wide-area networks. Manages the Server Administration staff responsible for the installation, monitoring, maintenance, administration, security and backups of the physical and virtual servers and storage devices in the production, development and test environment to include VMWare, Citrix and Intel servers. Manages the Database Administration staff responsible for the Oracle database installation, administration, maintenance and support. Researches, selects and processes purchases for new initiatives, resource replacement and maintenance renewals. Conducts staff meetings and establishes and monitors employee performance and goal setting. Creates and monitors operating and capital budgets. Prepares and delivers monthly metrics and status reports. Stays abreast of new technology. Participates as part of the IT Leadership Team. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in computer science or a related field; five or more years experience with enterprise-level project mgmt, servers, network resources and enterprise databases; two or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and project management experience may be substituted. Master's degree preferred. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of various operating systems; knowledge of relational databases; knowledge of servers, network resources and enterprise databases; 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, Excel, etc.); ability to resolve problems; ability to interpret analytical data; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to train, supervise and delegate work effectively; ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to adapt to a changing work environment; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to negotiate; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to work in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure.

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

Deadline to apply is June 2, 2015

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Contract Administrator-Finance (Job Bid PA#15-059)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Contract Administrator in Finance. This position performs a full range of procurement activities and contract administration for a variety of goods and services as requested by MSD divisions at the best cost to MSD. Procures goods and services that are generally over $50K and complex in nature. Develops and reviews request for proposals. Performs analysis and evaluation requiring complex and difficult market research. Develops competitive invitations to bid solicitations and approves purchase orders. Studies market trends and changes and utilizes the Producers Price Index and Consumer Price Index. Serves as Purchasing Diversity Liaison.

Essential Job Functions:
Creates and develops bid documents, request for proposals for the acquisitions of goods and services ranging from $50K to $500K as requested by MSD divisions at the best cost to MSD. Consults with associates to determine purchasing requirements and develop technical specifications. Advertises bids, notifies potential suppliers, conducts pre-bid meetings and bids openings. Analyzes and evaluates bid documents. Negotiates pricing. Leads the evaluation team. Recommends bid award and generates purchase order contracts while maintaining compliance with Procurement Regulations. Monitors market trends, cost price analysis and utilizes the Producers and Consumer Price Indexes as needed. Determines to renew or re-bid contracts. Prepares written materials that will become part of the bid file. Prepares other written materials as required. Monitors bid expiration dates and the bid renewal process to ensure continuation of assigned contracts and service. Negotiates renewal terms and pricing. Monitors Government Services Administration Contracts and informs buyers of changes/additions and possible contracting opportunities. Procures assigned commodities for the purpose of ensuring the availability of goods and services. Reconciles orders placed. Explains policies and procedures to individuals needing to procure materials, services and supplies. Ensures compliance with purchasing policies and procedures approved by the MSD Board. Ensures that any risk related to services and supplies are identified and controlled. Serves as the Purchasing Diversity Liaison. Collaborates with the Supplier Diversity Administrator and assists and conducts outreach events for potential bidders seeking to do business with MSD. Participates in forums and other roundtable discussions regarding purchasing opportunities. Facilitates performance and/or payment issues between suppliers and MSD end-users. Makes performance recommendations and follows-up on performance improvement measures. Serves as back-up for the Purchasing Manager as needed. Performs other duties as required.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in business administration, accounting, finance 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:Knowledge of the Kentucky Model Procurement Code; knowledge of purchasing procedures and techniques; skill in oral and written communication; skill in negotiating; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint); ability to write purchase specifications; ability to utilize and maintain the Purchasing portion of the SAP system; ability to collect, organize and analyze data; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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

Deadline to apply is May 29, 2015

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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician (Job Bid PA#15-058)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) 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.

Essential Job Functions:
Diagnoses and repairs engines, drivetrains 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.

Qualification Requirements:
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 T4 Heavy Truck Brakes and A5 Automotive Brakes, or acquire them within 6 months and keep them current. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicants should also have knowledge of the operating principles, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of the components and systems encountered in the automotive, heavy-truck, construction and vocational equipment repair trades; knowledge of standard and metric measuring systems; knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, equipment and materials of the trade, including occupational hazards and safety precautions; skill in basic mathematical computation; skill in the use of tools, shop equipment and diagnostic software; ability to remove, disassemble, clean, inspect, measure, evaluate, adjust, repair, reassemble and replace components; ability to read and comprehend technical and service publications; ability to perform diagnostic tests, evaluate results and repair malfunctions; ability to read wiring diagrams and schematics; ability to diagnose and repair electrical system malfunctions; ability to evacuate, recover and recharge vehicle refrigerant systems; ability to diagnose and repair integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, air-conveyance and water pumping systems; ability to diagnose and repair hybrid vehicle systems and alternative fuel systems; ability to implement safe work practices; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to use personal computers and job related software; 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 is May 29, 2015

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Controls Systems Specialist (Job Bid PA#15-039)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Controls Systems Specialist. This position 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/telemetry. Designs and implements all facets of in-house automation/telemetry projects. Maintains all documentation of systems, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) and wiring schematics.

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. Develops and maintains electrical drawings, process and instrumentation diagrams, instrument loop diagrams and all documentation associated with an automated system. Provides system management functions and programming for the plant information system that produces state required reports. Installs PC hardware. Supports MSD standard and non-standard applications. Installs software drivers. Diagnoses hardware/software problems and reports them as necessary.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess an Associate degree in Computer Science or a related field; Must have three or more years related experience. 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, and Distributed Control Systems/Programmable Logic Controllers (DCS/PLC) programming; knowledge of computers, 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, Excel, and Access); 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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Controls System Technician (Job Bid PA#15-033)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Controls System Technician who provides district-wide installation and support of telemetry hardware, process control hardware and automation. Provides final checkout on equipment installed by contractors. Maintains all documentation regarding telemetry hardware, process control hardware, automation, P&ID diagrams, electrical schematics and network layouts

Essential Job Functions:
Provides technical support to existing telemetry, SSO/CSO, process control and automation hardware. Provides hardware support including preventive maintenance, repair, upgrade and new installation for Allen Bradley PLCís (Micrologix, SLD 500, PLC5 and Contrologix) using Data Highway Plus, Controlnet, Devicenet, serial and ethernet communication devices; Seimens PLCís (S7-200 and S7-300) using MPI/PPI, Profibus and Modbus communications devices; Motorola PLCís (Moscad) using serial and Modbus communication devices; ABB (Bailey System Six DCS) using serial and ethernet communication devices. These devices are installed at all regional treatment plants, pumping stations, cso, sso and real-time control facilities for process control, automation and telemetry. Provides network installation, analysis and support of all regional facilitiesí process control and automation networks. Performs termination and testing of fiber optic cable, cat5e, DH+, ControlNet and Devicenet. Installs routers, layer 2 switches and wireless equipment. Fabricates telemetry and local control panels. Pulls wires. Labels and terminates control wires. Installs, calibrates and repairs instrumentation (flow meters, level meters, O2 meters and Do meters). Installs modems and antennas. Performs termination of coaxial cable ends and site Db loss test for all telemetry sites. Develops and maintains electrical drawings, P&ID, instrument loop diagrams, network layouts and all other documentation associated with process control systems, telemetry and automation.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess an Associate degree in Computer Science or a related field; two or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must meet job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours.

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

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

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LOJIC Customer Support Specialist (Job Bid #15-056)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a LOJIC Customer Support Specialist who provides standard and custom hardcopy maps and digital data products to the public sector, private sector and LOJIC partner consultants with guidance from and understanding of Open Records statutes. Drafts GIS products/services policy and associated fees. Develops, writes programs for and/or administers new standard products and directs consultants in the creation process. Creates, writes programs for and/or administers highly specialized custom mapping requests. Advises LOJIC participants on the technical and pricing aspects of generating, maintaining and establishing new products and fees. Oversees the development and maintenance of the LOJIC home page (non GIS components). Coordinates the development of the GIS components of the home page with LOJIC staff, participants and consultants. Oversees and/or writes programs for the timely dissemination of LOJIC data.

Essential Job Functions:
Serves as primary contact for LOJIC Products customer services including determination of fees for all products or service requests and resolves any major customer issues. Coordinates the development of internal and external applications that streamline the products creation process. Drafts, formulates and implements Products Policy & Fees for MSD Board approval based on the Open Records Law. Develops, writes programs for and administers new standard products and directs consultants in the creation process. Understands the product creation relationship between the GIS processes, graphic illustration processes and printing processes. Write requests for bids and proposals that accurately define the product and describe the creation process, soliciting customer input and editing data and programs to fine tune the product in accordance with customer input. Develops, writes programs for and oversees the LOJIC cached and dynamic web services. Oversees the development and maintenance of the LOJIC home page (non GIS components). Coordinates the development of the GIS components of the home page with LOJIC staff, participants and consultants. Provides and/or writes programs for the timely dissemination of LOJIC data to LOJIC Customers. Creates, writes programs for and administers highly specialized custom mapping requests. Oversees the retention in hardcopy and digital form of LOJIC Open Records Requests, contracts and other relevant documents. Advises LOJIC participants on the technical and pricing aspects of generating, maintaining and establishing new products and service fees. Provides ad hoc technical support to participant GIS users. Conducts topical GIS training to users as needed. Provides data creation and ad hoc project assistance to LOJIC staff.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Geography, cartography or a related field; three 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:Applicant should also have knowledge of LOJIC consortium and products; knowledge of GIS software; knowledge of cartographic concepts; knowledge of digital and manual printing; skill in oral and written communication; ability to operate a PC, printers/plotters and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to resolve problems; ability to adapt to a changing work environment; 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 is May 22, 2015

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Collections Supervisor (Job Bid PA#15-041)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Collections Supervisor. 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 candidates must possess an Associate Degree in electrical or mechanical maintenance or a related field; five or more years electrical, instrumentation or mechanical maintenance experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be a certified journeyman of electrical systems or mechanical systems. Must possess a Class III Kentucky Wastewater Collections License or obtain within 6 months of eligibility. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: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.

Safety Requirements:Must be able to work in high places and/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 become qualified as a Level 4 Hazardous Material Specialist without restrictions.

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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 Mechanic (Job Bid #15-044)

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 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.

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 #15-024)

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.

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