Treatment Plant 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 and follow American Water on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.


Water is one of our most critical resources. Have a direct impact on the community you live in and the ones that we service. As a Plant Operator, you are responsible for keeping safe, healthy and reliable drinking water flowing to our customers. Kentucky American Water is seeking a professional to join our team in Lexington today! In this role, you will help keep our drinking water facilities operating efficiently and within regulatory standards. The Plant Operator will be tasked with collecting samples, performing lab work, running tests, making chemical changes, and conducting light maintenance. 


* A Class IV license is required for this role. 


PLEASE NOTE:  In order for American Water to evaluate decisions about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices, all employees are required to report their vaccination status.