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Water Operator

Suwanee, GA

Are you a licensed water operator looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to work for a company that will recognize and reward your drive to go above and beyond expectations? Are you interested in using your knowledge of surface water treatment systems to help your team succeed?  As a water operator with ESG Operations, you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.  Apply today at www.esginc.net.

ESG Operations is currently seeking a licensed Water Operator in Cumming, GA (Forsyth County). This position has responsibility for the successful operation of the 28 MGD water treatment plant. You will need to have hands-on maintenance experience, strong attention to detail, experience with data collection, and experience in a lab environment. We are looking for you to have meaningful work experience in a Water Treatment Facility with a Valid Water Operator License. 

You bring your knowledge and drive to succeed and we will support
As a Water Operator with ESG Operations, you will:

  • Monitor all processes, equipment, and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards.
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies.
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms, monitor panel boards, and adjust controls to regulate the flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts.
  • Conducts water treatment activities to include adding appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals and regulating the flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
  • Records chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals.
  • Perform housekeeping duties to include: Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment, and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility.
  • Calibrate all meters that they will be required to utilize through the course of the shift
  • Collect samples and performs various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter the data into a computer database to produce periodic and special reports
  • Monitor and observe treatment process for offensive matter; inspect equipment and monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect problems.
  • Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary. Change chlorine cylinders and check for leaks and adjust feed rate as required.


  • You will need to be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • A valid Class III or higher Georgia Water Operator License
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detailed work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.

Our Company:
Recognized as the fastest-growing utility operations and public works management company in the Southeast, ESG Operations, Inc. provides full service operation, maintenance, management and consulting services to governmental and private sector entities. ESG is dedicated to providing innovative, state-of-the-art, environmentally-sound solutions for our clients’ unique needs. We provide every employee with cutting-edge tools, training and technology which has resulted in ESG’s recognition as a leader in the utility operations and public works management industry.  Learn more about us at www.esginc.net.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.


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