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Water Collections & Distribution Operator

Posted: 08/04/2022


EOM is seeking an individual to perform skilled maintenance, repair, and construction work on the potable water treatment and distribution systems of various municipalities; operate maintenance and construction tools and equipment; perform a variety of maintenance tasks relative to water distribution and treatment. Work is performed under direct supervision (Operator II), general supervision (Operator I), under the direction of the Department Manager/Lead Operator.


  • Handle complaints and answer questions from the public
  • Make minor adjustments on service equipment; maintain tools and equipment in working order
  • Maintain logs of daily activities
  • Operate and maintain wells, reservoirs, and treatment facilities; inspect residential and commercial service issues
  • Monitor and adjust water production and treatment equipment
  • Lay and fit pipelines; make water line taps; install water services, fire hydrants, valves, and other water devices
  • Perform field duties related to the water system; take water samples and inspect new construction
  • Excavate trenches and install shoring
  • Identify service and main leaks; operate pipe locators; install and inspect backflow devices
  • Read and update water distribution maps and as-built plans and blueprints
  • Clean and monitor pump stations and related equipment
  • Perform emergency repairs to water lines as necessary; establish proper traffic control devices
  • Repair, maintain and install water meters and related service lines; read meters; turn services off and on as necessary
  • Perform underground service alert locating, marking and notification
  • Perform related duties as required
  • Principles and practices of water distribution maintenance and repair
  • Basic principles of water treatment
  • Common tools, materials, and motorized vehicles and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of a water distribution system
  • Pumps, valves and backflow devices
  • Basic mathematical principles
  • Electrical/Mechanical Experience a Plus
  • Safe work practices and policies
  • Possession of a Level I, II, or III Water Operator license issued by the State of Georgia Licensing Board
  • Possession of a valid Class C Georgia driver license
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid C.P.R. Certificate
Safety is the company’s number one priority. Subject to company needs, employee must undergo pre-employment drug screen and maintain compliance with company Drug Free Workplace Program at all times. Employee must also comply with company safety program at all times.

To apply for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume at For more information about EOM Operations, please visit

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