Process Support Supervisor - Louisville, KY

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Process Support Supervisor - Louisville, KY

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Process Support Supervisor - Louisville, KY

Position Description: 
Provides direct supervision to computer room staff. Schedules staff hours, overtime, and performs timesheet submittals. Develops and maintains the Louisville Green Management System requirements set forth by the National Biosolids Partnership. Serves as contact for third party auditors. Administers chemical procurement contracts and daily monitoring of chemical usage at MFWQTC. Monitors daily trending of chemical usage to maintain adequate storage levels, as well as, creates a history for budgetary purposes. Completes city, state and federal regulatory forms and reports as needed. Participates in the development and review of standard operating procedures. Prepares and updates spreadsheets and graphs for MFWQTC and other treatment plants to monitor influent that may impact the plant or Louisville Green. Participates in budget preparation to include tracking expenditures, and equipment procurement. Assists Managers on MFWQTC special projects requiring chemicals and/or process equipment. Prepares PMDFs and SP work orders. Prepares annual performance evaluations.


  • Supervises Process Control Operators at the Morris Forman Water Quality Treatment Center (MFWQTC).
  • Oversees the activities of the computer room including monitoring MFWQTC treatment systems and plant alarms, real time control, pump station and collection system alarms and performs process adjustments.
  • Provides consistency, direction and uniformity in the operations of the computer room staff and ensures that staff are properly trained.
  • Communicates with plant managers and area supervisors to resolve any process control issues.
  • Coordinates with others to relay information for treatment plant and pump station operations as needed.
  • Coordinates with the Controls Department when changes are necessary in the field to relay appropriate information to the Process Control Operators and coordinates training needs for computer system controls.
  • Administers chemical procurement and contracts for MFWQTC operations.
  • Implements and manages process chemical performance trials and reviews MFWQTC process chemical specifications.
  • Orders and expedites process chemical purchases and monitors treatments.
  • Monitors inventories, projects usage and adjusts quantities as needed.
  • Guides personnel entering and receiving documents.
  • Investigates and reconciles conflicts and errors in shipping and billing.
  • Serves as technical support for the Operations Treatment Facilities Manager.
  • Participates in budget development to include tracking expenditures, revisions and equipment procurement.
  • Administers the Environmental Management System.
  • Prepares PMDFs for board approval and supporting reports.
  • Prepares graphs and spreadsheets to monitor the essential functions of the plant.
  • Participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures for all process areas at MFWQTC.

Education/Experience/Skills Required: 
Knowledge of wastewater treatment principles, practices, laws and regulations; knowledge of biological and chemical processes in a wastewater treatment facility; knowledge of bid documentation, business procedures and contracts; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, etc.); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to forecast, track and trend chemical usage and maintain inventory; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to resolve problems; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to courteous and helpful under pressure.

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or a related field; three 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. Class III Kentucky Wastewater Operator Certification preferred.  

$61,692.80 - $94,889.60 Annually

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