MSD Logo

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
BIDS/RFPs/RFQs
CREDIT UNION
CUSTOMER SERVICE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
PROCUREMENT
RATES, RENTALS & CHARGES
STORMWATER - SANITARY
SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

Job Opening Announcements

Affirmative Action Survey
In an effort to comply with government record keeping requirements, we ask that job seekers complete an Affirmative Action Survey by clicking on the button below. Completion of the form is voluntary and will not affect your eligibility for employment. If you have any questions, please
contact Lynne Fleming.

Complete Affirmative Action Survey


Executive Director/CEO

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

Department: Metropolitan Sewer District

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


Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-086)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

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

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

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

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.

application info


Customer Relations Agent (Job Bid PA#15-085)

Off-Shift Position/Combination of weekdays & weekends

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an experienced customer oriented person to interact with internal and external customers by answering questions, processing requests and providing general information. Assumes off-shift coverage for MSD Operations by dispatching requests to on-site inspectors, creating work orders and mobilizing crews to respond to emergency issues. Works at the main office reception desk to maintain, organize and direct main office traffic flow. Performs various clerical duties as required.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides information to internal and external customers associated with various issues, concerns and requests regarding MSDís procedures, policies and operations. Interprets and translates issues of concern or requests for service from MSD customers and correctly routes to appropriate responding department for prompt and timely resolution. Provides main office reception desk coverage by assisting walk-in customers, directing customers to other areas for assistance, directing news media and directing business representatives in the proper routing of time sensitive bid packets for MSD projects and services. Assists other Customer Relations staff with various tasks and daily assignments. Communicates directly with the Operations supervisors to investigate sanitary/storm sewer related issues. Assists other MSD departments with various special assignments as needed. Provides off-shift or emergency coverage as required. Serves as emergency on-call person on a weekly rotation basis to cover unscheduled absences for off shifts. Represents MSD at various public meetings as needed. Attends meetings with various community and government agencies. Participates in Hansen scripting development and revisions.

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicants must also have knowledge of Hansen, HARP, eB and ECIS; knowledge of clerical techniques and practices; knowledge of basic office equipment; skill in oral and written communication; skill in problem solving; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access); 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. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2015

application info


Laboratory Technician II (Job Bid #15-084)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Laboratory Technician II who provides analytical duties for the Morris Forman Wastewater Treatment Plant and Regional Plant facilities. This position performs analyses that determine how well the treatment plants operate, as well as provide the analytical data for all streams and stormwater projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Performs all the analytical duties for the process and streams area. Performs the following analyses: pH, Solids, COD, BOD, Volatile Acids, Viscosity, specific gravity, Fecal Coliform, E. Coli, etc. Makes all reagents necessary for the analytical procedures. Prepares all glassware necessary for sterile analytical procedures. Enters all data and quality control in the LIMS. Performs all record keeping requirements for good Laboratory practices. Interacts with sampling personnel. Provides technical information regarding proper collection and sampling for specific analytes. Makes sure all paperwork follows the guidelines for collecting/receiving samples in accordance with the Division of Water and Federal EPA guidelines. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.

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 chemistry, biology or a related field; one or more years laboratory experience involving the examination of water, wastewater, sludge or bottom sediments; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must obtain a Kentucky Wastewater Lab Analyst Class I certification within 18 months.

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

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

Deadline to apply is July 24, 2015

application info


Utility Trainee (Job Bid #15-080)

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.

Essential Job Functions:
Mows and cleans ditches. Shovels snow in season. Trims trees and bushes. Sets up and operates portable pumps, 90 lb. jackhammers and other heavy equipment. Digs ditches, holes and other excavations. Loads/unloads equipment, materials and supplies weighing 10 lbs. to 100 lbs. Lifts heavy (45 lbs. to 100 lbs.) objects from the ground to an elevation of 4í8Ē. Hauls miscellaneous materials in wheelbarrows (250 lbs.) a minimum of 200 feet. Operates jackhammer and 45 lb. air spade. Mixes mortar. Loads/unloads sewer pipe (100 lbs. maximum/person) from truck and carries to job site (anywhere from 10í to 200í). Hands materials to person performing assorted repair operations. Assists pipe layers in miscellaneous tasks. Assists in laying pipe. Assists in cleaning catch basins. Assists in putting up all MSD maintained floodwall closures (in season). Piles sandbags (50 lbs.) during flooding events. Operates 20 lb. weed eaters, 25 lb. chainsaws and other small power tools. Cleans/cuts ditches. Removes catch basin grates (50-200 lbs) and manhole covers (125 lbs.). Walks/crawls sanitary/storm sewers for repair/cleaning/inspection. Climbs down into catch basins. Performs mandatory CDL inspections. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. Assists with installation of flood protection street closures.

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicants must also have knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í6Ē, or waist level; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work outdoors, at night and weekends under adverse working conditions including inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Deadline to apply is July 24, 2015

application info


Health & Safety Administrator (Job Bid PA#15-080)

Job Summary:
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.

Essential Job Functions:
Develops and administers MSD's Health & Safety Program to assure compliance. Develops and administers MSDís emergency response program including hazardous materials response, facility evacuation procedures and employee injury or illness response to assure compliance. Administers Drug and Alcohol Policy and Vehicle Accident Review Committee (VARC), including policy changes, testing, investigating vehicle accidents and data management. Administers MSD's mandatory occupational health screenings such as Audiogram, Respirator and CDL exams. Administers Material Safety Data Sheet Program, Asbestos & Lead Program and Radiation Safety Program. Responsible for employee readiness training and related equipment procurement and/or developing materials and providing safety training. Responsible for enforcing adherence to safety policies and procedures. Reviews proposed construction documents to assure compliance with MSD Safety Regulations. Provides feedback to management regarding employee adherence, initiating disciplinary actions when needed. Develops and administers all Personal Protective Equipment programs. Develops and administers all safety equipment programs. Investigates health complaints such as respiratory and skin illnesses. Conducts and monitors accident investigations including employee injury, vehicle accident and damage to MSD facilities. Responds to all after hours' injuries and accidents as directed. Monitors and inspects MSD buildings and facilities for compliance with local, state and federal safety statutes (OSHA, NFPA, NEC, etc.) and property insurance requirements. Serves as Chair of the Health & Safety Committee(s) and/or VARC Committee. Plans and coordinates committee activities and recommendations. Administers all workplace safety promotions. Performs all other duties related to safety activities, employee protection and emergency response.

Qualification Requirements:
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: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.

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

Deadline to apply is July 29, 2015

application info


Applications Manager (Job Bid PA#15-082)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Applications Manager. This position overseas all work related to the development and/or implementation of business applications needed to meet the information needs of MSD. Related work includes determination of business requirements, development of system specifications, design, resource assignments, determination of technologies and tools to be used, development of departmental process and metrics, development, project management, user relations, project cost control and maintaining standards. Applications may be purchased software, web-based or other in-house developed systems.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises and motivates technically skilled Applications Support staff in order to achieve maximum productivity and development of effective and efficient business applications. Functions as top level contact to assist end users in defining software requirements. Develops a working relationship with user community in order to understand their responsibilities, plans and decision making needs in order to propose and provide automated business solutions. Provides system specifications to developers and participates in the complete life cycle of development, implementation and follow-up. Procures software packages to meet business needs including the development of RFPs, negotiations with vendors, development of project plans, implementation and ongoing maintenance support. Develops, implements and measures processes that ensure quality and facilitate improvements. Hires qualified permanent staff and specialized contract personnel. Completes performance appraisals and sets goals for each appraisal period. Assigns, prioritizes and evaluates work of staff. Prepares and monitors budget for the Applications Support area and department as a whole. Plans and supervises professional development of staff. Identifies and evaluates new technology. Monitors application related entries on the Helpdesk to ensure service level is met. Follows-up to see that documentation and training is provided for all applications. Participates as part of the IT Leadership Team. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in business administration, computer science or a related field; five or more years experience with application design and development; two or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and project management experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of various operating systems; knowledge of relational databases; knowledge of applications development; knowledge of SAP or other related ERP systems; skill in oral and written communication; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to resolve problems; ability to interpret analytical data; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to train, supervise and delegate work effectively; ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to adapt to a changing work environment; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to negotiate; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to work in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure.

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

Deadline to apply is July 29, 2015

application info


Applications Programmer Analyst III (Job Bid PA15-082)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Applications Manager. This position Performs design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance, support and training of client/server/GUI and web-based applications. Applies expertise in programming procedures to complex programs. Recommends the redesign of programs. Troubleshoots and performs root cause analysis of identified systems' defects. Leads requirement gathering sessions with business and technical groups. Researches and proposes solutions for defects, enhancements, and new products. Creates/updates required functional and technical documentation. Develops application and interface solutions in accordance with departmental coding standards. Conducts unit and integration testing for all developed/modified interfaces and applications. Generates technical designs according to documented business needs and participates in design reviews. Performs and participates in design and code reviews. Provides ongoing maintenance support for integrated third-party applications and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Designs and implements database schemas following proper normalization and referential integrity. Serves as Subject Matter Expert in two or more business domains. Performs the role of Project Manager or serves as IT representative on company and intra-organizational projects. Coordinates and/or communicates with other organizations for joint efforts. Provides system architecture guidance and team mentorship. Develops, teaches and helps enforce proper coding standards and methodologies. Plans, schedules and directs in-house developed and/or 3rd party system implementations. Prepares and delivers application presentations to management and end-users.

Essential Job Functions:
Researches and gathers data about existing methodology, problem areas, desired features and enhancements and new system objectives. Designs, develops and tests applications, interfaces and database solutions. Customizes packaged software to increase application effectiveness. Provides technical support, troubleshooting and problem resolution for production applications and interfaces, including on-call availability. Provides on-going maintenance support for specifically assigned systems including, but not limited to, upgrading to new releases and installation of patches. Plans, schedules and provides operational procedures and directs system implementation. Gathers and analyzes requirements producing functional and technical specifications. Investigates and analyzes feasibility of program requirements and develops programming specifications. Assists in the development of requests for proposals. Evaluates, tests, implements, maintains, supports and trains end-users for procured software packages. Works on various project teams as IT representative or project leader as needed. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the work of external consultants. Applies judgment in devising program logic and selecting and adapting standard programming procedures. Participates in training, seminars and professional meetings to improve technical skills and develop further knowledge. Creates and maintains all required document artifacts (functional, technical and user). Leads and participates in MSD Project Management process and Change Management Process. Functions as an IT representative with business and external groups. Mentors junior team members.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field; seven or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of relational databases (Oracle, SQLServer); knowledge of network environment; knowledge of applications development life cycle; knowledge of SharePoint, Oracle and/or SAP (ABAP, SAPScript or BAPI); skill in Object Oriented development and languages such as VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Visual Studio.Net, .NET framework, etc.; skill in SAP Business Warehouse, Business Objects and Crystal Reports; skill in PL/SQL; skill in GIS/ESRI software and web services; skill in Web Development (HTML/5, CSS, JavaScript & 3rd Party JS libraries); skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); skill in oral and written communication; ability to perform feasibility studies and programming analysis; ability to train end-users; ability to adapt to changing work environment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to resolve problems; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure.

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

Deadline to apply is July 29, 2015

application info


Field Inspector II (Job Bid PA#15-079)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Field Inspector II. This position regularly assists customers by providing information and answering questions, and provides field inspections for sewer and storm drainage projects, treatment plant projects, customer requests, and items relating to local ordinances. The Field Inspector II is responsible for ensuring all construction work is done to standards set by MSD and regulatory agencies, and maintains records of these projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Develops and maintains customer relationships and contractor relationships. This includes plan review, sediment control service requests, flood plain issues and subdivisions under bond. Inspects construction work for sanitary sewers, drainage facilities, treatment plants and pump stations. Compiles and keeps all records and reports on construction projects. Reviews plans and specifications on construction projects. Recommends changes as necessary. Coordinates activities with affected MSD personnel. Coordinates activities with other agencies.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate Degree or Certification/Licensing in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology or a related field; four or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicant should also have knowledge of engineering plans, design methods, hydraulic calculations, surveying, construction practices, construction methods, equipment requirements and environmental practices; skill in oral and written communication; ability to resolve problems; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access); ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to organize work effectively; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends.

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

Deadline to apply is July 17, 2015

application info


SEASONAL EMPLOYEE (Temporary Position: Pay starts at $10.00 per hour)

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

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

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be at least 18 years old. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work habits. Knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í8Ē; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work under adverse working conditions including inclement weather, contact with raw sewage, in pipes, on creek banks and irregular surfaces; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

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

application info


Maintenance Mechanic (Job Bid #15-044)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

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

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

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

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

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

application info


Maintenance Electrician (Job Bid #15-024)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

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

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

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

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

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

application info


 

MSD encourages you to apply for jobs online

Applications may also be sent to:

Human Resources Department
Metropolitan Sewer District
700 West Liberty St.
Louisville, KY 40203-1911

FAX: 502-540-6120

For more information regarding MSD employment, we welcome you to visit our Employment Opportunities web page. You may also call our Employment Information Line at 502-540-6222.

Return to Employment Opportunities

Last Updated: July 23, 2015

| Home | Environmental Commitment | Your Home | Education | Business | Watersheds |
| About MSD | Inside MSD | Programs & Projects |
Related Links | Search | Contact Us |
| Privacy Notice |

Copyright © by the Louisville/Jefferson County
Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Louisville, Kentucky
This site developed by Net Tango.