LG&E and KU Energy Laboratory Supervisor - Mill Creek in Louisville, Kentucky

Title Laboratory Supervisor - Mill Creek

Requisition ID 4396BR

Address 14660 Dixie Highway

City Louisville

State Kentucky

Company Paid Relocation - External Not Provided

Job Function Power Plant Operations

Position Purpose This position is responsible for supervising chemical sampling and all analysis associated with fuel, boilers, feed water, GPP and wet flue gas desulfurization removal systems, process water systems, and well and cooling water systems. Ensures compliance with all environmental regulations, chemical unloading, storage, inventories and preparing associated reports.

Required Education & Experience Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or an alternate combination of education and experience which results in job knowledge. At least five years’ experience in related utility and/or industrial environment.

Preferred Qualifications Ability to use formal training in practical application to work assignments. Must have leadership qualities necessary to direct subordinates in day-to-day activities.

Job Description Reviews test results (water sampling and instrument reading) to ensure that water treatment systems are operating properly, efficiently, and cost effectively.

Ensures the accuracy of all required quality tests and reviews test results to ensure all systems are operating properly.

Informs plant management of Issues found while monitoring all lab related systems.

Conducts inspections of all lab related facilities and ensures that they are properly operated and maintained.

Develops work schedules for laboratory personnel.

Maintains records on laboratory operations. Ensures that proper maintenance standards and calibrations are performed on all laboratory equipment, spare parts and other related materials.

Administers the Collective Bargaining Agreement (including representing the Company at the first step of the grievance procedure), Uniform Work Rules, and Absenteeism/Tardiness Policy, etc. Ensures uniform application and consistency.

Establishes laboratory goals for safety, effectiveness, efficiency, and cost effectiveness and manages attainment of these goals.

Works with outside companies and contractors during acid cleaning, oil flushes, water softening systems, to include purchasing and maintaining chemical inventories, spare parts work orders and planning for lab jobs

Plans, directs, and controls all laboratory activities so as to provide an accident-free work place and to ensure the safety of plant personnel.

Establishes training objectives for the laboratory group. Ensures that all laboratory employees are appropriately trained.

Takes an active role in managing and/or improving performance. Develops and reviews employee performance evaluations.

Ensures that the laboratory group complies with all governmental regulations and reporting requirements.

Ensures that the laboratory group complies with all environmental laws and regulations.

Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

Work Conditions Annoyable exposure to stress, dirt, heat, noise, etc.

Physical Effort Frequent standing, walking, or operating in work-controlled position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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