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Systems Operator OE399 (101619)


Peoria, IL

Employer:  American Water


Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business.  Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful.


With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.  The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater  services to an estimated 14 million people in 25 states.  American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing.  For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


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.

Primary Role

Performs duties necessary to maintain and ensure the reliable operation of the Peoria Production facilities.

Work Schedule is swing shift:

Class A Water license preferred. Class C Water license required within 3 years, and Class A Water license required within 5 years

Key Accountabilities

  • Performs duties necessary to maintain and ensure the reliable operation of the Production facilities including, but not limited to, management of pumping and filter operations including filter washing and any additional filter treatment that may be required. 
  • Manages outlying stations in regard to pumpage, tank levels, and pressure requirements.
  • May also perform light or routine maintenance and housekeeping. 
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by management


  • High School diploma or equivalent 0-2 years of experience in the water industry.


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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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