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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 driver’s 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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Temporary Part-Time Paralegal

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Temporary Part-Time Paralegal. Term of service is approximately 6 months. This position works in an in-house law department setting under the direction of the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel assisting with document management, case preparation, legal research, and internal and external inquiries and communications. Individuals applying must be detail-oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment, have good organization and time-management skills, and be respectful of clients and co-workers.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists with filing and retrieving documents. Creates, organizes and/or manages electronic and hard copy files. Reviews, analyzes and/or prepares chronologies and summaries of medical records, hearing transcripts, depositions, etc. Files, records and/or researches civil, bankruptcy and criminal court records, deeds, easements, releases, etc. Works under the supervision of attorneys in conducting legal research and preparing memorandums and other legal documents. Delivers and picks-up documents. Performs other duties as requested or needed.

Qualification Requirements:
Must have an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies, and at least 3 years of paralegal experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Ability to follow complex instructions and think critically.
• Ability to compose memorandums, correspondence and legal documents.
• Ability to professionally multi-task.
• Knowledge of WestlawNext legal research.
• Computer Proficiency.
• Dependable.

Pay: $20.00 Hourly Rate of Pay
Work Hours: Flexible Schedule; Monday – Friday; 8:00 – 5:00; 25-30 Hours a Week
Benefits: No Benefits
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen and Criminal Background Check


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

Deadline to apply is April 23, 2015

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Temporary Part-Time Law Clerk Intern

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Temporary Part-Time Law Clerk Intern. Term of service is approximately six months. The law clerk is responsible for carrying out duties in a legal setting under the guidance of attorneys.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists attorneys in an in-house law department setting. Conducts legal research using WestlawNext and other legal resources. Works under the supervision of attorneys in drafting memorandums of law, and other legal documents, including motions, forms, affidavits, and legal summaries. Reviews and summarizes case files. Files pleadings and other legal documents at Court. Assists with special projects and prepares written reports.

Qualification Requirements:
Completion of at least twenty-four semester hours at an American Bar Association accredited law school.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Ability to follow complex instructions and think critically.
• Ability to compose memorandums, legal documents, correspondence and reports.
• Ability to professionally multi-task.
• Knowledge of WestlawNext legal research.
• Computer proficiency.
• Dependable.
• Detail-Oriented.

Pay: $24.00 Hourly Rate of Pay
Work Hours: Flexible Schedule; Monday – Friday; 8:00 – 5:00; 25-30 Hours a Week
Benefits: No Benefits
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen and Criminal Background Check


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

Deadline to apply is April 23, 2015

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Utility Trainee (Job Bid #15-052)

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs physical, unskilled tasks associated with sewer and drainage maintenance. Must comply with Federal, State, Local and MSD requirements and regulations.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicants must also have knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4’6”, or waist level; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200’; ability to work outdoors, at night and weekends under adverse working conditions including inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

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

Deadline to apply is April 17, 2015

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Records Retention Specialist (Job Bid #15-050)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Records Retention Specialist. This position maintains and coordinates the official public records management function for the district. Coordinates and handles all records requests, records storage, retention, retrieval, research, distribution and tracks data input from all divisions in accordance with MSD's policies and Kentucky public records retention statutes. Performs various clerical duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
Facilitates records storage. Stores, arranges, indexes and classifies records for the organization in accordance with Kentucky's public records management statutes and the rules and regulation of the Kentucky Department of libraries and archives. Advises staff of the proper procedures to prepare records for storage. Responds to internal/external information inquiries via e-mail, phone or personally. Assures that records are assembled properly for external records storage provider. Verifies that index in the box matches the index listed on the sheet. Creates records in eB, assigning and recording box numbers/barcodes with required information to track and manage records with an assigned ID/location. Schedules internal pickup and delivery through facilities. Requests records that are waiting to be retrieved and coordinates retrieval of requested records with storage vendor. Provides detailed and extended searches for files that have been misplaced or not properly recorded with use of appropriate software and hard copy records. Facilitates requests received, routes to appropriate department and tracks for completion. Coordinates and maintains records procedures, standards and policies. Maintains and coordinates document templates used district wide for posting on internal systems. Maintains records management database in eB. Provides backup when required for all board/policy administration functions. Orders needed supplies for the department.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED; up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level in a related field; one or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives (KDLA) general records schedule; knowledge of clerical techniques and practices; knowledge of basic office equipment; skill in oral and written communication; skill in problem solving; ability to utilize eB and Hansen; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint); ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload.

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

Deadline to apply is April 23, 2015

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Emergency Response Pretreatment Inspector (Job Bid #15-051)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Emergency Response Pretreatment Inspector. This position administers and enforces the Louisville and Jefferson County Hazardous Materials Ordinance (HMO), MSD’s Wastewater Discharge Regulations, MS4 Regulations and other local, State or federal laws that pertain to the storage and handling of hazardous materials or the environment. Works to prevent exposure of the MSD system to hazardous and toxic chemicals, explosions and slug releases. Reviews and approves Hazardous Material Spill Prevention and Control (HMPC) Plans. Represents MSD at public meetings. Serves as a member of the Jefferson County Multi-Agency Hazardous Materials Response Team. Responds, investigates and documents facts concerning Hazardous Material Incidents. Plans and conducts field investigations. Writes legally enforceable Industrial User Permits. Provides technical support to the MSD staff, industrial users, consultants and State and local government agencies. Performs inspections and associated duties to ensure that industrial and commercial customers meet permit and regulatory requirements. Assesses risk to MSD’s facilities, treatment works and personnel from potential chemical and physical hazards of Unusual Discharge Requests.

Essential Job Functions:
Inspects hazardous materials storage at industries and MSD facilities. Conducts follow-up inspections at facilities. Inspects industries that discharge process wastewater to MSD. Inspects industrial wastewater treatment systems. Identifies and verifies adequate sample locations at industrial sites and in the collection system. Identifies and classifies water and wastewater sources and flow for new facilities and renews permits. Conducts facility inspections to review and approve pretreatment installations or plumbing fixtures or pretreatment systems. Issues Field Correction Notices and negotiates remedial action options and deadlines with industrial contacts. Completes administrative database and paperwork tasks. Responds to off-hours Hazardous Material Incidents and customer service complaints. Drafts legal reports, obtains photographs, samples and gathers information pertinent to possible regulation violations. Provides guidance and coordination to MSD staff, industry and emergency response agencies during hazardous material incidents. Provides follow-up interviews, investigations and/or surveillance activities. Reviews all incident reports and analytical data from industrial sites in the LIMS and initiates proper enforcement actions. Reviews and recommends fines and notices of violation. Performs special projects as required. Develops and manages specialized pollution prevention projects. Coordinates pollution projects. Represents MSD at public functions, incident critiques and training seminars. Assists other local emergency response agencies on matters concerning the HMO, WDRs and the MS4 regulations. Coordinates and assists in Unusual Discharge Requests. Coordinates with treatment plant staff to ensure proper disposal of unusual materials. Maintains equipment necessary for field monitoring.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in environmental sciences, engineering, chemistry or a related field; two or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess Pretreatment Inspector Certification within six months of obtaining the position. Must possess Hazardous Material Technician Certification within six months of obtaining the position. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of MSD business practices, industrial processes, chemical wastewater treatment and Federal, State and Local regulations; knowledge of the uses and characteristics of chemicals, pretreatment systems and commercial business inspections; knowledge of hazardous materials; knowledge of the sewer and drainage system; skill in performing mathematical calculations; skill in oral and written communication; ability to read sewer plans, sewer atlases, maps and blueprints; ability to verify site plans, flow schematics, production and pretreatment equipment specifications and maintenance diagrams; ability to negotiate; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access); ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work in confined spaces; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts, weekends and mandatory overtime.

Safety Requirements:Must qualify to wear a Level “A” fully encapsulated chemical protection suit. Must be medically and physically able to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply is April 23, 2015

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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 4’8”; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200’; 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 driver’s 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 driver’s 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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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician (Job Bid PA#15-026)

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 driver’s 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.

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.

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Chemist (Job Bid #15-020)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Chemist who performs routine and complex laboratory tests associated with various products involving wastewater treatment. This position provides training and support to laboratory technicians, and is responsible for quality assurance tasks. The Chemist also provides technical support, troubleshoots and maintains analytical instrumentation.

Essential Job Functions:
Conducts routine and complex chemical, physical, radiological and bacteriological tests on uncontaminated water, raw, processed and treated wastewater, industrial wastewater, solids, sludge, and air samples. Conducts other tests as required. Compiles data for preparing and writing technical reports on tests conducted. Conducts studies to evaluate treatment processes. Develops analytical applications and sampling techniques for laboratory instrumentation used to identify and quantify organic and inorganic compounds. Performs and maintains quality assurance and control data. Performs technician training. Verifies methods and procedures. Provides technical support by updating equipment and troubleshooting problems. Maintains data and records. Maintains safety equipment. Follows accepted safety practices and rules. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in chemistry or a related field; two or more years of quality control and/or wastewater testing experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must obtain Kentucky Wastewater Lab Analyst Class III Certification within 6-18 months. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Applicants should have a knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques; knowledge of statistical methods; knowledge of laboratory procedures and methods; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work effectively under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to perform complex calculations; ability to use atomic absorption spectrometer, inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission, gas chromatograph and/or ion chromatograph; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and weekends.

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

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Utility Trainee (Job Bid #15-045)

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs physical, unskilled tasks associated with sewer and drainage maintenance. Must comply with Federal, State, Local and MSD requirements and regulations.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months.

Applicants must also have knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4’6”, or waist level; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200’; ability to work outdoors, at night and weekends under adverse working conditions including inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

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