East River Electric Power Cooperative, located in Madison, South Dakota, is accepting applications to fill a Mobile Radio Technician position.
Primary duties include:
To assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of the current EDACS 800 MHz radio systems and to assist with the installation and operations of the new Harris P25 radio system (upgrade to the new system is just beginning). Will also provide assistance in the installation, operation and maintenance of the SCADA system, RTU’s, radios, standby generators and related devices.
The minimum requirements include:
A two year associates degree from technical school in electronics or telecommunications. Experience equivalent to education may be considered. Experience with personal computers and Microsoft Office products is required. Ability to tower climb up to 500 feet is preferred. Must possess or obtain a valid South Dakota driver’s license and a general class FCC license (or equivalent certification).
East River Electric is a wholesale power supply cooperative that delivers power through a 2,700-mile transmission system to 25 member electric distribution systems throughout eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota.
East River offers a competitive salary based on qualifications. We also offer an excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, a defined benefit pension plan, 401K contribution and a 9/80 compressed work schedule. The applicant selected for this position will be required to live in close proximity to Madison, South Dakota.
To be considered for this position, an East River application must be completed. The application form and complete job description can be accessed from the East River website, www.eastriver.coop. Questions can be directed to email@example.com or 605-256-4536.
Initial application review will begin on November 1, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer