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Chief Water Operator - 4784
« on: June 21, 2010, 03:30:34 pm »
American Water
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 15 million people in 32 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by

AW Military Services Group
American Waterís Military Services Group (MSG) is a wholly owned business unit of American Water, part of American Water Enterprises.  Its core market is the Utility Privatization (UP) program administered by the Federal Government, Department of Defense.  MSG enters into a 50 year contract where MSG owns and operates the water and wastewater systems on US military bases. 

The Military Services Group is currently looking for a Chief Water Operator for its Fort Leavenworth facility. 

Primary Role    Responsible for all activities involving the operations and maintenance of the water treatment system and water distribution system (pumps, storage tanks, fire hydrants, etc.) Supervisory responsibilities for water plant operators, technicians, and laborers, and works under the general direction of the Utilities Manager.   
Key Accountabilities    Prepares, Reviews, evaluates, revises, establishes and implements policies and procedures used in distribution and treatment of water and the collection of wastewater, that result in Safe, Compliant, Reliable, and Profitable operations

Directs day-to-day activities and schedules of assigned staff and participates in review and evaluation of staff performance related to water and wastewater systems and water treatment. Follows company discipline policy when needed.

Follows and implements Companyís Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies

Implement and foster the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas

Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations and all customers.

Performs work on water treatment system, distribution system, and sewer collection system. Maintains work records and preventative maintenance records and prepares various reports as assigned.

Participates in the preparation of Capital and Operations and Maintenance Budgets. Reviews and approves expenditures.

Performs other related functions assigned or as they become apparent.   
Skills    Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of employees.

General knowledge of MS Office products, MS Word and Excel, and be able to learn the use of new software with training assistance

Ability to plan and present safety training to employees.

Employee may be required to work shift work and maintain on-call assignments. There will be some weekend, holiday and overtime work as needed   

Knowledge    Extensive knowledge of the objectives, equipment, and operations of water distribution and groundwater supply systems, and wastewater collection systems.

Extensive knowledge of methods and materials of water system construction and maintenance.

Thorough knowledge of the layout, location and equipment characteristics of water systems.

Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations for areas of responsibility

Must possess a high school diploma or GED, plus at least five (5) years progressively responsible experience in supervision of operations, maintenance and administration of water and/or wastewater systems and treatment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for experience.

Possession of Class V License

Must possess a valid state driverís license

To be considered for this exciting employment opportunity please apply online at or fax your resume to (856) 359-2762. EOE  M/F/D/V.
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