Job Opening – Operator – Indiana American Water, Jeffersonville

Indiana American Water is seeking to fill the position of Operator at it’s Jeffersonville location.

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Primary Role

The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM with a 30-minute lunch break.  Must be available to perform after-hours emergency calls on a rotating basis. The appropriate IN Department of Environmental Management Certification (WT-3) shall be required within two (2) years of hire. The Collective Bargaining Agreement covers benefits, wages, and certification requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operates and monitors water treatment plant and various remote sites.
  • Obtains samples and performs applicable laboratory analysis.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting all gauges, graphs and other SCADA devices used in treatment facility.
  • Performs maintenance work as required.
  • Reads maps, mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Works with and around various chemicals associated with water industry.
  • Verbal communications — face to face and via telephone/radio.
  • Operation of laptop computer (Tough book).
  • Ability to lift and move materials of various weights, particularly the ability to move 55 gallon drums.
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop and climb up and down stairs and ladders.
  • Drives company vehicle in all weather and light conditions (must have valid Kentucky or Indiana licenses).
  • Understands and complies with company procedures as they relate to area of responsibility.
  • Perform locates
  • Reading meters
  • Flushing hydrants
  • Operation of distribution valves
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Champions safety
  • Customer obsessed
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Nimble learning
  • Drives Results
  • Collaborates