Illinois American Water Spec Wtr Qlty & Env Compl I(N) in Peoria, Illinois

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Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water andadditionalcareer opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

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Primary Role

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Responsible for organizing functions and activities related to environmental management and water quality for assigned facility. Investigates water quality complaints in the field and determines course of action needed. Responsible for maintaining all applicable lab certifications, accreditations, or approvals to conduct compliance and process quality control work. Implements the day to day collection of water quality samples. Implements programs to ensure environmental compliance. Assists in resolving treatment issues.

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Key Accountabilities

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+ Conduct sampling and/or analysis, as required, to ensure compliance with federal and state water quality regulations and company approved water quality standards. Continuously evaluates environmental monitoring and control programs and processes and recommend enhancement /improvements to maintain or improve environmental compliance to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and company approved environmental standards (50%)

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+ Obtain, prepare, file and maintain all reports and records to ensure compliance with federal and state water quality regulations and company approved water quality standards (20%)

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+ Continuously evaluate water/wastewater treatment processes and recommends modifications to maintain or improve water quality. Identify potential issues and problems and initiates responsive actions and mitigate environmental violations (10%)

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+ Monitor/calibrate analyzers, equipment, etc. to ensure established standards of performance and accuracy are maintained (10%)

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+ Conduct special projects and prepare reports as needed (5%)

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+ Assists in planning, preparation, and control the portion of the financial plan relating to responsibilities (5%)

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Knowledge / Skills

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+ Knowledge of federal and state environmental standards and regulations and understanding of current environmental legislation and regulations.

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+ Regulatory knowledge of proper lab analytical testing methods.

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+ Must understand principles of water and/or wastewater treatment and be able to troubleshoot systems.

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Competencies

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Functional / Technical Skills

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Learning on the Fly

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Organizational Agility

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Problem Solving

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Time Management

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Experience / Education

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+ Two (2) to four (4) years experience in water, wastewater, or environmental compliance.

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+ A 4 yr degree in physical, chemical or environmental sciences may be substituted for experience.

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+ Minimum of Associates degree in Biology, Chemistry or equivalent environmental area.

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Travel Requirements

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Must possess a valid State issued Driver?s License.

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Join American Water.We care about water. It's what we do.

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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 he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by fed