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Flood Protection Supervisor (Job Bid PA#16-114)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Flood Protection Supervisor. This position supervises all aspects of the flood protection system during both normal conditions and flood emergencies. Performs constant inspection of the flood protection system, operation of the combined sanitary/storm water pump stations, the preventive and corrective maintenance and all necessary repairs and modification to facilities and their associated equipment. Responsible for flood pumping stations, sluice and flap gates, process gates, earthen levee, concrete floodwall, movable street and service closures, sandbag closures, and street and service closure storage vaults. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Corps of Engineers Melco Retention Basin, the Combined Sewer Overflow 108 continuous deflection separation system, the Sneads Branch Inline Storage Project, viaduct pump stations, Lees Lane Landfill EPA Super Fund Site's Blower Building, grass cutting contracts for levee and basins, and the daily operation of the three combined sanitary/storm water pumping stations. Maintains portion of the Louisville Loop. Provides oversight and direction on capital improvement projects. Participates in annual inspection of the flood protection systems with USACE representative. Prepares specifications for the repair, replacement and modifications to all existing facilities and equipment. Performs technical reviews for flood protection permits. Responsible for direct supervision of unit employees. Serves as back-up to Flood Protection Manager, as well as, Drainage and CSO/NMC Supervisors. During a flood emergency, responsible for the contact and supervision of operators and additional maintenance personnel necessary to maintain and operate the flood pump stations on a 24/7 basis. Supervises the preparation of the street and service closure sites. Coordinates and oversees the installation and erection for the street, service and sandbag closures, pump station operations and monitors levee and wall. Monitors elevation of Ohio River.

Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for all aspects of flood protection construction, maintenance and repair. Supervises, coordinates and schedules activities regarding flood pumping stations, levee, concrete floodwall, flood protection gates, process gates, street closures, closure vaults, CSO 108 solids and floatables removal, Sneads Brand Inline Storage and Pump Station Facility, Melco Basin, Bingham Way Pump Station, and outfall channel maintenance. Responsible for construction and repairs of gates, pumps, electrical controls, levee slope repair and general maintenance. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of viaduct pump stations and portion of the Louisville Loop walking and biking trail. Established priorities relating to compliance with Corps of Engineers' requirements. Coordinates preventive maintenance and repairs for gates, pumping station pumps and motors, electrical systems, floodwall and levee. Coordinates street plate repair and replacement, flood closure vault inspection, mowing, erosion protection and repair, outfall cleaning and repairs, animal burrow cave-in repairs, and flood gate inspections. Responds to floods and rain events. Communicates with customers and elected officials regarding the flood protection system and Louisville Loop related service requests and other issues. Provides policy and procedure guidance to staff. Coordinates capital project planning and execution related to pumping station upgrades, gate repair and replacement, actuator repair and replacement and levee repair and maintenance. Participates in budget process. Administers discipline as needed. Participates in grievance and disciplinary action meetings. Provides training and evaluates performance. Performs quality control on work performed. Monitors weather and Ohio River and responds accordingly. Responds to calls during off hours. Responds to MSD emergencies including rain, snow and flood events. Evaluates service contract bids for award, and monitors monies expensed through the contracts. Participates in the hiring process of unit employees.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess an Associate Degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction administration, electrical or mechanical maintenance or a related field; five or more years experience relating to flood protection/construction/electrical or mechanical maintenance; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. One or more years supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Also, must have knowledge of USACE operations and maintenance standards; knowledge of FEMA regulations, policies and procedures; knowledge of regulatory requirements; knowledge of pump station operation and maintenance; knowledge of installation and erection procedures of street closures; knowledge of construction and preventive maintenance; knowledge of MSD's underground sanitary/storm infrastructure; skill in reading electrical schematics, one line diagrams, electrical and mechanical drawings, construction drawings and atlases; skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to utilize Hansen, HARP, SAP and eB; 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 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Deadline to apply: October 5, 2016

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Construction Inspector I (Job Bid #16-110)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Construction Inspector I. Performs the construction inspection of homebuilding sites, sewer capping and demolitions to ensure compliance with MSD standard specifications and approved plans. Maintains neat and accurate records of all inspections and activities. Performs compliance inspections. Enforces local ordinances. Inspects Sanitary Sewer Overflow routes and drainage hot spots. Performs flood pumping duties as assigned. Responds to customer requests and assists in regulatory inspections with other utilities. Attends public meetings and meets with elected officials. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
Performs the construction inspection of homebuilding sites, sewer capping and demolitions to ensure compliance with MSD standard specifications and approved plans. Maintains neat and accurate records of all inspections and activities. Performs inspections to ensure compliance with the Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control and Floodplain Ordinances. Performs enforcement of ordinances which includes issuing Field Correction Notices, monitoring compliance or assisting in assessing possible penalties and work stoppage. Inspects and assigns Sanitary Sewer Overflow routes and drainage hot spots. Documents inspection results. Performs flood pumping duties as assigned. Responds to customer requests and assists in regulatory inspections with other utilities. Attends public meetings and meets with elected officials. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; one or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must obtain a NICET Level I certification in Water & Sewer Lines or Stormwater & Wastewater System Inspection within 6 months. Must obtain Louisville Metro Erosion & Sediment Control Ordinance certification within 6 months. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of engineering plans, design methods, hydraulic calculations, surveying, construction practices, construction methods, equipment requirements and environmental practices; knowledge of Erosion & Sediment Control and Floodplain Ordinances; skill in oral and written communication; ability to resolve problems; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); 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: September 6, 2016

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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician (Job Bid PA#16-109)

Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician Needed for 2nd Shift

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all MSD Fleet vehicles and equipment, including cars, medium and heavy-trucks, construction and vocational fleet equipment.

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

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience as a mechanic in automotive or truck maintenance or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months. Must possess ASE Certification in T4 Heavy Truck Brakes and A5 Automotive Brakes, or acquire them within 6 months and keep them current. Must have safe work and driving habits.

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

Safety Requirements:
Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Must be able to hear vehicle back up warning signals.

Deadline to apply: September 12, 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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Database Administrator (Database Analyst) (Job Bid PA#16-100)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Database Analyst. This position provides high-level, comprehensive technical services of installation, configuration, performance tuning, patching, backup, daily maintenance and administration for all MSD Oracle databases residing on both Sun and Windows NT platforms. Assists in the design and implementation of new databases supporting 3rd party and in-house applications. Provides primary technical support and Basis administration for the SAP, LOJIC and Hansen systems as well as MSD Custom written databases. Assists in the maintenance/management of numerous miscellaneous Unix and NT platforms as needed to ensure Oracle efficiency and integrity.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides high-level, comprehensive technical services of installation, maintenance and administration for all MSD Oracle databases residing on both Sun and Windows NT platforms. Installs Oracle software. Supports Oracle 10g;11g databases. Performs full life cycle Oracle 10g/11g implementation and upgrade proect completions. Tunes database for optimal performance. Monitors database statistics for capacity and performance. Responsible for the security of the database and its information. Plans, tests and implements upgrades to the Oracle database system. Monitors Oracle license utilization to ensure compliance. Creates backup/recovery procedures. Serves as the primary technical support and Basis administrator for the SAP, LOJIC and Hansen systems as well as 3rd party and custom designed applications. Installs database and application server components. Monitors database system performance and capacity. Assists in troubleshooting database and application problems. Installs upgrades/patches for the applications to resolve problems or keep the system current. Installs/upgrades operating systems, products and hardware. Performs system resource monitoring and back-up/recovery procedures for UNIX. Develops, implements and enforces database security policies. Maintains development and test environments to allow for research and development of new database services and testing of new software versions. Researches current technology and industry trends to recommend server and database configurations. Supports Client/Server connectivity to databases utilizing SQLNET, SQLNK and ODBC connecting to Oracle servers.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field; five or more yearsí experience related to Oracle Database Administration; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Oracle applications, database architecture, configuration and administration; knowledge of Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN); knowledge of Oracle VMWare; knowledge of SAP Basis administration; knowledge of physical and logical database design; skill with Oracle application tools (e.g. Workflows, Forms Designer, Reports, Discoverer, etc.); skill with Tablespaces, Partitioning, Binary Indexes for Partitioned and Non-Partitioned Tables; skill in database replication; skill in planning and executing disaster recovery plans; skill with change control, help desk ticket system usage and system documentation; skill in oral and written communication; ability to estimate storage; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work 24 hour emergency response.

Deadline to apply: August 10, 2016

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Engineering Manager-Drainage & Flood Protection (Job Bid #16-099)

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 experience working as a licensed professional engineer (total minimum of 12 years), with a minimum of five years of demonstrated, relevant experience as a project manager, project design manager and/or construction manager; five or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in certain circumstances. Must possess a Kentucky Professional Engineer's License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months. 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#16-098)

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 five years of demonstrated, relevant experience as a project manager, project design manager and/or construction manager; five or more years supervisory experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in certain circumstances. Must possess a Kentucky Professional Engineer's License or ability to obtain through state reciprocity within 6 months. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Also, 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.

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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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Controls Systems Specialist (Job Bid PA#16-073)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Controls Systems Specialist. This position provides design, review and technical support during all phases of capital projects. Provides construction, final equipment checkout and approval. Coordinates with contractors, consultants and MSD personnel on all projects regarding automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems. Designs and implements all facets of in-house automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems (PLC and HMI programming). Reviews documentation related to the automation of MSD SCADA and remote telemetry systems.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides system integration functions relating to district-wide automation projects. Provides system integration functions relating to district-wide flood pumping station, pump/lift station and treatment plant telemetry and SCADA systems. Provides hardware and software implementation, modification, documentation, troubleshooting and repair on all district-wide automated systems. Provides hardware and software implementation, modification, documentation, troubleshooting and repair on the Morris Forman WTP automated plant process control system. Provides system management functions and programming for the plant information system that produces state required reports. Installs and maintains PC hardware and all aspects of the controls industrial network (fiber, copper, network routers, switches, etc.). Supports MSD standard and non-standard applications. Installs software drivers. Diagnoses hardware/software problems and reports them as necessary.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate degree in Computer Science or related field; three or more years automation controls experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be ISA certified or be able to obtain certification within 12 months. Must meet job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours.

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

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

Deadline to apply: July 12, 2016

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

FAX: 502-540-6120

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