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

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

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

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field; five or more years of scheduling/costing/project controls experience for a utility/engineering firm/contractor; three or more years experience using MS Project (or equivalent) to develop/maintain critical path schedules/costs of complex programs/projects; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
must have knowledge of critical-path scheduling; knowledge of financial management software interfaces (SAP, Oracle, etc.); knowledge of project life cycles and the impact of scope, schedule and budget changes on the execution of projects; knowledge of MS Sharepoint project sites and Microsoft Access databases; skill in using MS Project software and/or related systems; skill in working with project managers and other engineering staff relative to understanding industry language; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc); ability to review and interpret complex construction schedules; ability to resolve problems; ability to analyze data; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Deadline to apply: December 14, 2016

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Floodwall Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-139)

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

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

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as a journeyman industrial electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must have completed a journeyman-level training program in maintenance of electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage) and in electronic, pneumatic instrument systems and digital technology is required. Must have experience in working on medium and high voltage equipment such as 2400-4160 volt switchgear/motor controls and motors as well as various substation equipment ranging from 13.8KV to 138KV. Must have experience troubleshooting industrial motor controls. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

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

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

Deadline to apply: December 13, 2016

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Engineering Manager - Drainage & Flood Protection (Job Bid #16-138)

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

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

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor degree in engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program; eight or more years of experience working as a licensed professional engineer (total minimum of 12 years), with a minimum of eight years of demonstrated, relevant experience as a project manager, project design manager and/or construction manager of large, complex design and construction projects, preferably including pump stations and stormwater basin projects; five or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in certain circumstances. Must possess a Professional Engineer's License (Kentucky PE License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months is preferred). Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2016

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Safety & Security Investigator (Job Bid #16-134)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Safety & Security Investigator. This position, at the direction of the Chief Safety & Security Officer, conducts investigations concerning customer complaints, thefts of MSD property and misconduct of MSD employees. Conducts accident investigations concerning MSD employees and equipment and advises the Vehicle Accident Review Committee. Assists with site and facility safety inspections. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists in conducting the investigation regarding accidents involving fatalities or unusual circumstances and assists in disaster response. Documents the scene by photographing the scene and interviewing witnesses. Provides critical data to the Vehicle Accident Review Committee. Responds to accidents in inclement weather and on ďon callĒ basis. Liaisons with local police department to obtain official police report and determine fault in a timely manner. Assists in keeping file data on all accidents involving MSD equipment and personnel. Assists in conducting investigations involving misconduct of MSD customers, employees and contractors. Assists in investigating fraudulent Workersí Compensation claims by conducting surveillance. Utilizes GPS data by obtaining data from laptop or work computer to assist in investigating speeding complaints or employees in transit to and from work sites. Assists in conducting investigations concerning theft of MSD assets. Assists in coordinating security for Executive Board meetings and Board members. Provides consultation regarding security risks, vulnerabilities and assists in the implementation of corrective measures to ensure the safety and security of MSDís property and personnel. Assists in coordinating the use of drug sniffing dogs for searches or MSD equipment and/or facilities. Assists the Health and Safety Administrators during emergency response with worksite safety and security and evacuation procedures. Assists in investigating health complaints. Conducts regular and routine work site inspections to ensure CDL and DOT compliance. Assists the Health and Safety Administrator in administering MSDís drug and alcohol testing by monitoring and providing security for the process. Assists field supervisors with disputes between MSD employees and customers that hinder the progress of work.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field. Five or more years experience in law enforcement. Three or more years experience with criminal investigations, accident investigations and hazardous materials incidents; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants must also have knowledge of investigating fraud, theft and accidents; knowledge of associated Kentucky Revised Statutes (state laws); skill in surveillance monitoring; skill in oral and written communication; ability to enforce MSD rules, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; 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.

Deadline to apply: December 5, 2016

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

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor in our Wastewater Collections Department. This position supervises skilled-trades and contract vendors in operations, corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance and facility modification in the collections system. Plans, specifies, procures equipment and determines installation methods to maintain the design capacities of collection facilities. Supports Engineering with design review, condition assessments, construction and start-up of facilities and projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance and facility modifications for all skilled-trades and contract vendors. Conducts daily meetings and assigns work. Evaluates and troubleshoots failed or failing equipment for corrective action. Develops and implements plans for facility maintenance and improvement working with staff, contractors and Engineering. Procures parts, materials and equipment. Evaluates performance of subordinates. Administers disciplinary action. Schedules time off. Participates in personnel matters. Schedules unit personnel for overtime. Works with Engineering to review capacity requests, reviews designs for facility construction and modifications and assists in facility start-up. Works with Performance Metrics to develop preventive maintenance plans for facilities and equipment. Reviews invoices and approves payment of contract services, materials and supplies.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess an Associate Degree in electrical or mechanical maintenance or a related field; five or more years electrical, instrumentation or mechanical maintenance experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a Class III Kentucky Wastewater Collections License or obtain within 6 months of eligibility. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. Certified journeyman of electrical systems or mechanical systems preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have knowledge of advanced electrical, mechanical instrument and control equipment; knowledge of wastewater collection principles; knowledge of basic construction and equipment layout; knowledge of various codes and regulations (OSHA, NEC, NFPA 70E, etc.); skill in blueprint reading; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to operate various software (e.g. SAP, LOJIC, Hansen, Outlook, eB, etc.); ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work outdoors; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends.

Deadline to apply: November 15, 2016

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Health & Safety Administrator or Senior Health & Safety Administrator Job Bid (Job Bid #16-129)

Job Summary:

This position may be filled either as a Health & Safety Administrator or as Senior Health & Safety Administrator depending upon qualifications of the candidate.

Health & Safety Administrator
Assists the Senior Health & Safety Administrator with the development, implementation and administration of MSDís Health, Safety and Loss Control Programs in order to assure the optimum safety of MSDís employees. Develops and maintains positive support relationships with MSD management and employees, local industries, regulatory agencies, emergency response agencies and employer safety & health related professional organizations.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Creates and enforces safe work practices, job sites and facilities throughout MSD. Prepares designated employees to respond to potential emergencies. Works as a partner with management to integrate practices that reduce risk of injury into operational procedures. Monitors for compliance and provides enforcement when necessary.

Position Qualifications:

Health & Safety Administrator
Bachelor Degree in Loss Control, Occupational Safety 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.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Bachelor degree in Environmental Safety/Safety Management, Occupational Safety 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:

Health & Safety Administrator
Knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of chemical toxicology; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to monitor chemical and physical hazards; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of first aid, CPR, NEC, confined space operations, hazardous material operations and emergency response procedures; knowledge of OSHA regulations; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime.

Deadline to apply: December 1, 2016

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Deputy General Counsel (Job Bid #16-119)

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

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

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

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

Deadline to apply: October 17, 2016

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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor (Job Bid #16-117)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Electrical Maintenance Supervisor. This position supervises industrial maintenance electricians in the installation, repair, calibration and preventative maintenance of the process control, electrical and mechanical systems. Supervises industrial mechanics and wastewater treatment plant operators as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
Enforces rules of conduct, health and safety rules and standard operating procedures for operations and maintenance functions. Plans and schedules all work related to control, instrumentation, electrical and mechanical maintenance. Develops, implements and supervises on-going electrical and mechanical preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Coordinates work efforts to ensure that required tools, equipment, materials and supplies are available as needed. Issues instructions and direction to staff. Oversees contract work being performed at MSD wastewater treatment plants and pump stations as needed. Plans and conducts special studies/analysis to evaluate instrumentation and control systems performance, as well as updates all appropriate documentation. Reviews plans and specifications for new construction and provides assistance to MSD Engineering and MSD Consultants.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate Degree in computer science, electronics, instrumentation or a related field; five or more years electrical/instrumentation experience or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. Certified journeyman electrician preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants should also have knowledge of control systems, programmable logic controllers, magnetic and ultrasonic flow meters, data recorders, monitors and fiber optics; knowledge of plumbing, welding, machining, electricity, metal fabrication, pipefitting, blueprint reading, electrical codes, pneumatics, alignment and calibration techniques; knowledge of best industry practices and standards; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to learn wastewater treatment principles, practices, laws and regulations; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to 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.

Deadline to apply: October 13, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline to apply: September 1, 2016

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Capital Programs Controls Manager (Job Bid PA#16-088)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Capital Programs Controls Manager. This position Establishes and manages the district-wide Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and project controls system. Oversees activities related to project scheduling, cash flow forecasting, and reporting. Researches, reports and provides current program/project schedule/cash flow data to management. Provides updates on critical risks and recommends programmatic schedule and cash flow course corrections. Oversees the Program Controls staff and reviews contractor's schedules. Develops and leads enhancements to Change/Risk Management processes, tools and forms. Directs and/or facilitates data system implementations, maintenance and upgrades. Facilitates financial reporting, forecasting cash needs and capital year-end activities with Finance.

Essential Job Functions:
Participates in CIP development and long-term capital program planning. Researches, reports and provides current program/project schedule/cash flow data to management regarding the execution of the MSD capital program, including the federally mandated projects under the Amended Consent Decree, as well as the upcoming 20 Year Comprehensive Facility Plan. Provides updates on critical risks and recommends programmatic schedule and cash flow course corrections. Facilitates the review and analysis of cost and schedule reports. Performs quality control of project and program cost, schedule, risk, and change management information. Analyzes and understands status of each project and the impacts to the program. Alerts management to potential schedule and budget challenges. Assists in determining risk mitigation and recovery strategies. Oversees program/project cost, schedule status and change data compilation. Develops and enhances Change/Risk Management processes, tools and forms. Facilitates financial reporting, forecasting cash needs and capital year-end activities with Finance. Works with management to integrate district-wide needs into the CIP. Establishes and manages the district-wide CIP program and project controls system, integrating Microsoft (MS) Project software, MS Access budget management, and cost and schedule information integration into SharePoint dashboard metrics display. Oversees activities related to district-wide project scheduling, cash flow forecasting, and reporting. Leads the development and modifications to the CIP EBS and Master WBS list. Collaborates with Finance to ensure appropriate budget set-up, tracking and closure. Implements the MS Project scheduling software and procedures. Develops updated project set-up templates and on-line project progress reporting systems. Develops MS Project scheduling requirements. Reviews consultant/contractor schedules on large/complex projects before first payment to ensure proper WBS and format. Ensures that schedule, cost, data systems, and dashboards are implemented, maintained and upgraded. Integrates consultant/contractor cost-loaded project milestones for large/complex projects into project schedule and cost system. Develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) for project and program controls. Oversees CIP Handbook updates related to cost, schedule, risk, and change management control processes/procedures. Leads continuous improvement/program refinement initiatives. Evaluates staff performance and assigns performance and production goals. Exercises functional area expertise, strategic awareness and organizational awareness to develop and articulate the overall vision/goals for the program. Ensures staff compliance with records management procedures. Develops and administers the program operating budget across all program functions.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Master Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field; 10 or more years of scheduling/costing/project controls experience for a utility/engineering firm/contractor; five or more years experience using MS Project (or equivalent) to develop/maintain critical path schedules/costs of complex programs/projects valued at $1M or greater; two or more years supervisory 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:
Also, must have knowledge of critical-path scheduling; knowledge of financial management software interfaces (SAP, Oracle, etc.); knowledge of general management and supervisory techniques and principles; skill in using MS Project software and/or related systems; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc); ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to resolve problems; ability to analyze data; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #16-019)

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

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

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

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

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

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Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-123)

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

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

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

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

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

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