Process Supervisor - Operations (Wastewater Treatment) - Louisville, KY

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Process Supervisor - Operations (Wastewater Treatment) - Louisville, KY

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Process Supervisor - Operations (Wastewater Treatment) - Louisville, KY

Position Description: 
Provides for the safe, effective supervision of personnel, daily operations and maintenance of MSD treatment plants and pumping stations.

  • Schedules and provides direct overview of Operations & Maintenance staff.
  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities affecting the operation of the assigned region and on a given shift.
  • Implements procedures for the process operation of an assigned facility to assure compliance with MSD and other regulatory standards to assure a safe working environment.
  • Ensures SAP work orders are initiated, updated with reliable information and closed in a timely manner.
  • Develops and coordinates preventive maintenance schedules and assignments.
  • Provides support and motivation to employees.
  • Establishes and implements effective process control strategies for treatment plants to ensure efficient and environmentally sound operating practices.
  • Develops and maintains effective standard operating procedures for pump stations, interceptor pump stations and associated force mains.
  • Arranges for procurement and delivery of materials and supplies.
  • Coordinates availability of process equipment for repair in order to minimize impact on the process.
  • Reviews treatment plant laboratory sample results on a daily basis in order to determine efficient process parameters and compliance with permit requirements.
  • Provides feedback to operators for adjustments to the wastewater treatment process.
  • Performs projects in the design, review, coordination and acceptance of treatment plant and pump station upgrade, replacement and/or construction.
  • Provides start-up and operator training.
  • Responds to requests for assistance by MSD administrative staff for performance of special projects.
  • Responds to unusual situations, makes investigations and initiates corrective action. 

Education/Experience/Skills Required: 
Knowledge of wastewater treatment principles, practices, laws and regulations; knowledge of wastewater treatment equipment maintenance; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access); skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to supervise a diverse workforce; ability to resolve problems; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work outdoors; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts and weekends. Associate Degree in Environmental Science or a related field; five or more years experience in wastewater treatment, an industrial setting or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. 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 possess a Class III Kentucky Wastewater Treatment License.  

$61,692.80 - $94,889.60 Annually

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