Water System Operator

ID 2024-7296
Job Locations
US-OH-McClure | US-OH-Hilliard
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description


Are you ready to make a splash in the world of Water Technology and drive meaningful change? Join us and be at the forefront of innovation, sustainability, and global impact. Your expertise will not only shape the future of water management and design but also contribute to building a more sustainable world for generations to come. Dive into a career where your work truly makes a difference - join us in revolutionizing Water Technology today!


Technical Operators perform various functions in ensuring the operational efficiency and safety of the multiple plants maintained daily. The job description below are the kind of tasks, duties, and responsibilities needed to be performed by Technical Operators of water supply & wastewater plants:
  • Operate and maintain pumps, motors, blowers.
  • Complete and follow-up on work orders and process control monitoring.
  • Monitor and record flow meters and system run hours.
  • Service and maintain equipment and overall plant.
  • Clean sand filters and media filters.
  • Monitor, operate, and troubleshoot electrical controls (with proper training and equipment).
  • Collect samples for analysis and maintain chain of custodies.
  • Log plant operation details, on computer and in writing; prepare reports.
  • Monitor treatment processes and apply standard operational adjustments based on those results
  • The Technical Operator position holds multiple levels, based on experience and state certifications.
Requirements - Abilities, Knowledge, and Skills - for Technical Operator Role
To be a Technical Operator, you will need to meet the following requirements, which are set by the Operations Director:
  • Good and effective communication skills
  • Good analytical and organizational abilities are of great importance
  • Possess a minimum OEPA Class A certification in both water and wastewater with some mechanical or electrical experience preferred
  • Committed to following established policies and procedures.
  • 75% field work and 25% office time

Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.


Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 



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