Environmental Services Personnel

Kenneth Locke, Director Environmental Services Department

Kenneth Locke, Director Environmental Services Department

Experience: 39 Years
Employed by Brewer: 22 years
Years in Current Position: 18 years
Responsibility: Managing the City’s environmental programs which include the Water Pollution Control Facility, Sewer and Stormwater Collection Systems, CSO Abatement Program, City Landfill, Solid Waste Programs and Stormwater Program
Certification: Department of Environmental Protection Grade V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification; New England Water Environmental Association Grade IV Collection Systems Operator Certification; and New England Water Environmental Association Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certificate; State of Maine Class II Water Distribution Systems License; and State of Maine Class II Water Treatment Systems License

Lou Colburn, Chief Operator/Pretreatment Coordinator

Lou Colburn, Chief Operator/Pretreatment Coordinator

Experience: 37 Years
Employed by Brewer: 37 Years
Years in Current Position: 18 Years
Responsibilities: Operation and Maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility “Jack of all Trades- Master of None”
Certificates:  Department of Environmental Protection Grade V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification; New England Water Environmental Association Grade IV Collection Systems Operator Certification; and New England Water Environmental Association Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certificate

Tracy Drew, Collection Systems Supervisor

Tracy Drew, Collection Systems Supervisor                                                          

Experience: 29 years
Years with City: 21 years -1993 to 2005 Public Works; 2005 to present Collection Systems
Responsibility: Operation and Maintenance of 53 miles of sewer lines with 1,200 manholes and 65 Miles of storm water lines with 1,650 catch basins.
Certifications: New England Water Environmental Association Grade IV Collection Systems Operator Certification

BWPCF Operators

Gary Carter, Lab Manager

Experience: 30 Years
Years with City:  4 year
Responsibility: Regulatory compliance testing, various lab process control testing and whatever else the boss asks me to do.
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification

Dave Rodgers, Operator II Nights

Year at Brewer WPCF: 24 Years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations during the evening shift (4:00 pm to 4:00 am)
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License

Chuck Gero, Operator II Days

Years at Brewer WPCF:  23 Years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations during the day shift (4:00 am to 4:00 pm).
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License

Paul Wilson, Operator II Days

Year at Brewer WPCF: 21 Years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations during the day shift (4:00 am to 4:00 pm).
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License

Mike Lockard, Operator II Nights

Years at Brewer WPCF: 5 years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations during the evening shift (4:00 pm to 4:00 am)
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License

Robert Howard, Operator Laborer

Years at Position: 2 year
Responsibility: Assists in the operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations.
Certifications: Maine Department of Environmental Protection Grade II Waste Water Treatment Plant Operators License

Genie Dillon, Executive Secretary

Years at Brewer:  9 years
Responsibility: Keeps all the “Crew” in line

Collection Systems – Environmental Technicians

Casey Brooks, Environmental Technician

Years with City: 6 years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the City collection systems
Certifications: New England Water Environmental Association Grade II Collection Systems Operator Certification

Ray O’Donal, Environmental Technician

Years with City: 7 years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the City collection systems
Certifications: New England Water Environmental Association Grade II Collection Systems Operator Certification