Environmental Services Personnel

Kenneth Locke, Director Environmental Services Department

Kenneth Locke, Director Environmental Services Department

Experience: 37 Years
Employed by Brewer: 20 years
Years in Current Position: 16 years
Responsibility: Managing the City’s environmental programs which include the Water Pollution Control Facility, Sewer and Stormwater Collection Systems, 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: 35 Years
Employed by Brewer: 35 Years
Years in Current Position: 16 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: 27 years -1986 to present building, maintaining and repairing sewer and storm water systems
Years with City: 19 years -1993 to 2005 Public Works; 2005 to present Collection Systems
Responsibility: The care and maintenance of 53 miles of sanitation 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: 28 Years
Years with City:  3 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: 23 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:  22 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: 20 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: 4 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

Robert Howard, Operator Laborer

Years at Position: 1 year
Responsibility: Assists in the operation and maintenance of the Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility and the City’s 14 pump stations.
Certifications: N/A

Genie Dillon, Executive Secretary

Years at Brewer:  7 years
Responsibility: Keeps all the “Crew” in line

Collection Systems – Environmental Technicians

Casey Brooks, Environmental Technician

Years with City: 4 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: 5 years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the City collection systems
Certifications: New England Water Environmental Association Grade II Collection Systems Operator Certification

Construction Demolition Debris Landfill

Daisy Wilson, Recycle Coordinator

Year with City:  20 years
Responsibility:  Manage the gatehouse and the recycle drop-off area at the City’s landfill

Mike Hewes, Facility Operator

Years with City:  7 years
Responsibility: Operation and maintenance of the City’s Construction Demolition Debris Landfill