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Executive Director/CEO

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

Department: Metropolitan Sewer District

Job Summary:
Serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the utility and provides executive leadership, strategic direction, and management to ensure that MSD’s 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.


Utility Trainee (Job Bid #15-078)

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.

Deadline to apply is July 10, 2015

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Human Resources Administrator (Job Bid #15-074)

Job Summary:
Metropolitan Sewer District, one of Louisville’s leading environmental employers, is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to perform professional-level human resources duties for MSD’s employment process, including recruiting and selecting qualified candidates for positions throughout MSD. Establish and maintain employee personnel records including the computerized database. Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations and requirements. Serves as the lead person for coordinating, prioritizing and distributing the work of the HR Administrator work area.

Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field; three or more years experience in Human Resources or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Certification as a Human Resources Professional is preferred. Experience managing recruitment process for all levels of an organization preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Also must have knowledge of personnel management principles, techniques and policies; knowledge of federal, state and local laws affecting human resources management; knowledge of the overall operation of MSD; 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 and Excel); skill in utilizing and maintaining the Human Resources module of the SAP system; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in conducting interviews; ability to prioritize work effectively; ability to resolve problems; ability to work successfully in a team environment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information.

Deadline to apply is July 10, 2015

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Payroll Administrator (Job Bid #15-075)

Metropolitan Sewer District, one of Louisville’s leading environmental employers, is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to perform professional-level payroll duties for MSD. This position plans, coordinates and administers all activities related to the district’s payroll function in compliance with MSD Board policy and procedures, Union contracts, Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration and all other taxing authorities, Kentucky State Statutes, Kentucky Retirement System Rules and Regulations, Federal and State Wage and Hour laws and Department of Labor Laws.

Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field; three or more years 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.

Also must have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; IRS tax code; knowledge of Federal, State and local payroll laws; knowledge of tax and garnishment laws; knowledge of MSD policies, procedures and union agreement; 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 (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access); ability to work independently; ability to resolve problems; ability to analyze data; ability to exercise judgement and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Deadline to apply is July 10, 2015

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Performance Metrics Supervisor (Job Bid #15-067)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Performance Metrics Supervisor who develops and implements reporting system and processes for Operations Division to develop benchmarks and improve work performance. Works with end users across MSD to ensure their process insights are included and their informational needs are met. Works with IT to develop best practices and documentation and find solutions to systemic issues. Ensures that information needed to support staff in their day-to-day work is available and provides reporting tools for management to make critical decisions. Partners with IT to test new applications and solutions to improve work performance and resolve system issues. Works with Training department to develop end user skills.

Essential Job Functions:
Develops and implements reporting system and processes that will lead to continuous review and approval of scheduled reports, providing meaningful analysis of performance metrics to management and staff. Establishes benchmarks for Effective Utility Management. Works with end users across divisions and with IT to develop and implement processes that will lead to continuous improvement of data, report quality, and documentation and resolve system issues related to processing work documentation, reporting applications, and system output. Develops and refines extensive knowledge of Operations Division in order to make informed contributions to work process improvement and reporting, including asset maintenance practices and regulatory program requirements. Develops one-time and on-demand reports for management and staff to enable or enhance metrics-based decision making. Tests new applications, upgrades and equipment related to system enhancements and issues as a partner with IT to deliver improved practices, procedures and methods integral to optimization. Facilitates communication and coordination between end users and IT to elevate the overall knowledge level of and optimize performance of programs and practices. Assists Training in developing materials and presentation to improve performance and data quality.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in engineering, engineering technology, information technology, mathematics, business or a related field; four or more years related experience; one or more years supervisory 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 engineering plans, hydraulic calculations, equipment requirements and environmental practices related to wastewater, stormwater and flood protection facilities; knowledge of assets and operations/maintenance processes in sanitary/drainage collections systems, treatment plants and flood protection system; knowledge of personnel management principles, techniques, laws and policies; skill in using relational databases systems and reporting applications; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; ability to collect, organize and analyze data; ability to resolve problems; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

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

Deadline to apply is July 2, 2015

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Maintenance Planner (Job Bid #15-073)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Maintenance Planner who assists in the planning of corrective and preventive maintenance and facility modifications. Records and maintains facility equipment and inventory data within the computerized maintenance module.

Essential Job Functions:
Reviews maintenance notifications for accuracy and completion. Reviews maintenance history of equipment. Coordinates with supervisors for troubleshooting and scheduling repair of failed assets as needed. Records maintenance data. Requisitions parts and materials prior to releasing work orders. Develops, maintains and utilizes labor, time and cost estimates for scheduling and planning. Develops, utilizes and maintains equipment bills of materials to facilitate future planning. Develops, maintains and revises preventive maintenance program as needed. Develops, organizes and maintains inventory of parts, materials and equipment for region of responsibility. Ships and receives as necessary. Documents receipt of goods for accounting purposes. Reconciles accounts payable disputes when required. Distributes work assignments in absence of supervisors. Generates maintenance statistics and data reports. Documents necessary revisions of maintenance data prior to work order closeout. Performs additional duties as required.

Qualification Requirements:
Associate Degree in a related field; four 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 electrical and/or mechanical equipment and its maintenance; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to schedule an effective preventive and corrective maintenance program; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to organize work effectively; ability to operate a fork lift/bridge crane; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; 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 2, 2015

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Process Computer Operator (2), Job Reference No. PA#15-057

Job Summary:
Operates, controls and monitors MFWQTC process areas from a remote location. Takes corrective action to address plant process problems and implements measures to optimize plant performance. Maintains, updates, backs-up and restores computer equipment and software. Maintains PI database reports. Provides communication support to various areas throughout MSD. Provides assistance to Process Supervisors and Operators in various plant and field locations.

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, computer science or a related field; three or more years experience in wastewater treatment; one or more years experience using process control systems; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a Class I Kentucky Wastewater Treatment License or obtain within 18 months. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Also, must have knowledge of basic process control and wastewater treatment process control strategies; knowledge of statistical analysis; skill in diagnosing and troubleshooting various hardware and software problems; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure.

Deadline to apply is July 3, 2015

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Controls System Technician (Job Bid PA#15-033)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Human Resources Department
Metropolitan Sewer District
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Louisville, KY 40203-1911

FAX: 502-540-6120

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