Operations Specialist – Kingbrook Rural Water System
Kingbrook Rural Water System is accepting
applications immediately and until position is filled for System Operations
Specialist. Requirements include a high school or equivalent education. Must possess
basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills. Must
be able to work in close confinement conditions. Must be able to perform duties
that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling,
lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and awkward items. Must possess good communication skills, both
orally and in writing. Must be
self-motivated and able to plan and organize his/her work as a member of the
team with a minimum amount of direct supervision. Applicant must possess or
agree to obtain a Class I Water Distribution License within 18 months of
selection for this position. As a condition of employment, applicant will be
required to reside within Kingbrook's service area.
Duties include: Maintain required records and
reports. Operate and maintain the distribution facilities including assigned
tower, booster pump station and or pipeline. Become proficient in the operation
and use of the SCADA System, "smart phone" technology, computer
technology including Microsoft Word
and Excel, and other electronic
equipment. Perform meter reading, repair and annual maintenance. Perform bill
collections, discontinue member service or connect service to new members as
required. Obtain membership application and easements as required, recommend line
routing and inspection during and after construction. Look for evidence of
system water leaks and repair the same. Respond to customer needs. Maintain and
operate all equipment in a safe manner. Assist the Operations Supervisor in the
operation and maintenance of the treatment facilities. As a member of the
operations team, participate in an “on call duty” that will require serving on
a rotating schedule to be on call outside normal duty hours so that the
emergency needs of the members are met efficiently and promptly. Responsible
for maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle. Perform other duties as
Pay ranges from $18 to $20 per hour depending on
qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, retirement, long-term
disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. Successful applicant will be required pass an
initial drug screening test.
Referral Instructions: Employer
requests no direct contact. To apply
online go to www.sdjobs.org and register for an online account to find job
listing. You may also contact the
Brookings DOLR office at 605-688-4350 for assistance on how to apply. Employer is requesting both a general
application form and a resume. Send both of these items to the SD Dept of
Labor and Regulations - 1310 Main Avenue South,
Suite 103, Brookings SD 57006-3893, Phone: 605.688.4350. Partial
applications will not be accepted (resume alone or application form
alone.) Only those applicants to be considered will be contacted to
schedule an interview. The SD Dept of
Labor and Regulations will be notified when the position has been filled.
Civil Engineer – Bureau of Reclamation
Time – Permanent, Salary $70,192.00 to $91,255.00 / Per Year
Deadline: May 18, 2015
LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies in the
following location(s): Bismarck, ND; Pierre, SD
SUMMARY: Reclamation is a
contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for
Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and
Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler
of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power
in the western United States: Visit: http://www.usbr.gov
is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on
his/her experience as a Civil Engineer. You can make a difference in
the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the
is a great opportunity to join an organization with excellent growth potential!
LOCATION: Great Plains Region, Dakotas Area Office, Rural Water
Division, one position in Pierre, South Dakota and one position in Bismarck,
living conditions go to: www.usbr.gov/gp/employment/living_conditions.pdf.
vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
Travel, 2 to 3 Nights per Month.
must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
transcripts to verify education requirements.
be a Registered Professional Engineer.
agreements for construction and operation, maintenance, and replacement of
rural water systems.
and approves plans and specifications and determines conformance to engineering
oversight and technical assistance to project sponsors rural water programs.
Construction and Operation, Maintenance and Replacement programs and confers
with other agencies to insure permits and compliance are met.
note the position duty stationed in Bismarck will generally be responsible for
North Dakota projects and the position duty stationed in Pierre will generally
be responsible for South Dakota projects.
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Treatment Plant Operator - Randall Community Water District
Community Water District, is seeking a self-motivated individual whose duties
would include plant operations, pipeline maintenance, construction of pipeline,
equipment operation, customer relations, basic computer operations, rotating
weekends on call, emergency response and other assigned tasks.
include a high school graduate or equivalent education, securing of State water
certification within eighteen months, a clean driving record, good people and
communication skills, basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude,
and ability to perform heavy lifting, climbing, and working in close
confinement conditions. Job may entail manual labor requiring continuous
walking, bending, kneeling, and lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and
awkward items. Job may also require exerting considerable physical effort in
moderate to heavy work involving stooping/kneeling, pushing/pulling,
climbing/balancing, and lifting/carrying. Position requires residing within or
within close proximity to the system service area.
areas include, but are not limited to, the requirement that the employee:
Responsible for overseeing work performed on an assigned shift and ensures
treated water quality surpasses all State, Federal, and Water Department
Monitors raw and treated water flows, adjusts flows and pumping rates as needed
Mixes chemicals and conducts quality tests on raw and treated water
Keeps records of chemicals used and tests performed
develop, monitor, and implement a process control plan for plant operation
using manual and computerized systems
inspects, troubleshoots, reports, and performs maintenance and repair of plant
maintain plant facility and grounds
Maintains plant security
daily, weekly, and monthly reports of plant performance and responds to
questions, problems, and complaints concerning water quality or service
Trains and instructs staff in plant maintenance and operation activities
and ensures use of proper safety equipment and procedures
Ensures cleanliness of assigned areas and proper storage of equipment and
Maintain required records and reports.
Become proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System and other
Perform meter reading, repair and annual maintenance.
Perform bill collections, discontinue member service or connect service to new
members as required.
Look for evidence of system water leaks and repair the same.
Respond to customer needs.
Maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner.
Assist in the operation and maintenance of the treatment facilities.
a member of the operations team, participate in an “on call duty” that will
require serving on a rotating schedule to be on call outside normal duty hours
so that the emergency needs of the members are met efficiently and promptly.
responsible for maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle.
additional duties as assigned.
hourly wage based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefit package
including health insurance reimbursement, retirement, job training, life
insurance, PTO, and paid holidays.
parties can call 605-487-7823 or stop by the office at 445 Main Street, Lake
Andes, South Dakota, 57356 to pick up application. Applications taken until
position filled. Only those applicants to be considered will be contacted to
schedule an interview.
Assistance Specialist – South
Dakota Rural Water
position of T/TA Specialist exists to prepare and conduct (operator) Operations
Specialist training and to provide technical advice and assistance to rural and
small-town municipal water and wastewater system operators within the state of
South Dakota, and to manage the administrative affairs of the designated
position. The T/TA Specialist will be required to provide training and on-site
technical assistance in the fields of water and wastewater and analyze
situations, evaluate possible courses of action, make decisions, and give
advice and recommendations regarding water/wastewater system's operations to
Association members, as well as to other users and non-members. The T/TA
Specialist will work directly with all SDARWS staff. Position will work out of
either the Madison or Spearfish office.
and Work Experience
• Water and/or Wastewater Operator's License or other professional license that
qualifies for the position.
• Must have a minimum of five to ten years’ experience in the operations of a
water or wastewater system.
• Must have a thorough understanding of the operations and maintenance of
• A comprehensive understanding of OSHA safety requirements and
water/wastewater safety training needs.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
have the ability to train others, either one-on-one or in a group setting.
• Must have the ability to present information, sometimes of a very technical
nature, to an audience (e.g. a city council) who does not necessarily have
technical training or knowledge.
• Must have strong problem-solving abilities and strong written and verbal
• Extensive travel time is required. Up to 75% of the T/TA Specialist's time
will be spent outside of the office.
• The T/TA Specialist will be expected to visit Association member offices, and
will be required to attend numerous meetings associated with the position.
• Activities will range from extended periods of sitting at the office and at
meetings to considerable motion and physical activity when visiting operations.
Physical activity will be varied, and at times strenuous, since the primary
function of this position is to provide technical assistance and training to
water/wastewater system (operators) Operations Specialists, at their
• Physical activities may include occasional lifting of up to 50 or 60 pounds,
climbing ladders to access systems and/or equipment, and demonstrating
is open until filled.
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To apply, please email Dennis Davis (email@example.com), Executive
Director of South Dakota Rural Water - with your contact information, resume,
and cover letter.
Industrial Specialist - Bureau of Reclamation
is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover
Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom
Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in
the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the
western United States: Visit: www.usbr.gov.
is being advertised concurrently under vacancy
announcement PH-CF-1318696-14, for all US Citizens and Nationals. If
you are interested in applying under both vacancy announcements, you must
submit application packages for both.
is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on
his/her expertise as an Industrial Specialist. You can make a difference
in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting
is a great opportunity to join an organization with excellent growth
Plains Region, Dakotas Area Office, Rural Water Division, Bismarck,
living conditions go to:www.usbr.gov/gp/employment/living_conditions.pdf.
to the next grade/salary level is neither guaranteed nor automatic, but
based on supervisor initiation.
vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
Monitors the quantity and quality of water produced by Tribal rural water
systems to assure production of adequate and safe drinking water in accordance
with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).
Provides on-site technical support to analyze and resolve water treatment and
distribution system problems. Recommends and implements operational
modifications to improve water treatment and delivery.
Provides equipment and facility training and trains tribal staff on operation
and repair procedures. Reviews Tribal operations and maintenance programs
to identify training needs. Assists with training tribal staff to prepare
them to take operator certification exams.
Leads and/or assists with Associated Facility Reviews and other special reviews
of rural water system treatment and distribution system facilities to recommend
specific facility OM&R items. Prepares reports documenting the review
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