Station Operator

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With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S.publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.comand follow American Water on Twitter, Facebookand LinkedIn.

Key Accountabilities

  • Duties include, but are not limited to, adding, and adjusting chemical treatment systems, reading meters and gauges, making chemical tests, greasing, and oiling equipment.
  • Operating of company water filtration and treatment plants.
  • Receives and supervises water treatment chemical deliveries.
  • Determines if machinery and equipment are operating properly and, where necessary, makes minor repairs.
  • Collects and records operational information.
  • Completes work in accordance with all safety rules.
  • Knowledge includes general background of main pumpingstationoperation.
  • Basic operating knowledge of pumps, motors, water treatment, and other miscellaneous equipment related to the operation of pumpingstations.
  • Must be computer literate and able to learn and work with company computer systems and software.
  • Must be able to read instrumentation and water quality equipment.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess or obtain a NY State Health Department Grade 2B WaterOperator's and a NY State CDL Class B Driver's License with hazardous materials endorsement within 1 year

Work Environment

  • Production Department Facilities throughout the service territory.


  • The work involves shift type work, which can include work on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays as scheduled and emergency call-out.


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