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System Operations Specialist – Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc.

 

Kingbrook Rural Water System is accepting applications until June 15, 2017 for System Operations Specialist. Requirements include a high school or equivalent education. Applicant must possess the following: basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills; the ability to work in close confinement conditions and perform duties that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and awkward items; good communication skills, both orally and in writing.  Applicant 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 and a Class I Water Treatment License with 24 months of selection for this position.  As a condition of employment, applicant will be required to reside in or around Arlington, Volga or Brookings area and must have a valid driver's license.

 

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 assigned.

 

Pay ranges from $19.64 to $21.82 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, retirement, long-term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. Successful applicant will be required to 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.

 

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