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American Water Works Company, Inc.

Senior Water Quality Compliance Technician

American Water Works Company, Inc. - Chesterfield, MO




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 7,200 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit

Primary Role

Responsible for collecting samples from the treatment plant or distribution system, performing routine water quality analyses, sample custody, data entry and recordkeeping. Interpret water quality results and suggest chemical dosage changes to treatment process. Review and respond to water quality complaints and inquiries.

Key Accountabilities

Collect and analyze process control and regulatory samples using quantitative and qualitative methods. Maintain bacteriological laboratory and perform bacteriological analysis in the absence of the lab analyst. (50%)

Review laboratory test results to ensure that the laboratory data meets QA/QC protocol and regulatory requirements.

Initiate chemical dosage changes when necessary. (10%)

Review, troubleshoot and maintain all laboratory equipment and continuous monitors. (10%)

Assist in the training and development of Water Quality Tech I and II. (10%)

Work with internal and external customers to build good relationships and solve laboratory issues. (10%)

Evaluate and monitor supplies and other laboratory costs to assist in maintaining the lab budget. (10%)

Knowledge / Skills

Knowledge of basic chemistry and laboratory techniques Knowledge of QA/QC programs Familiar with EPA and DNR rules and regulations.


Functional / Technical Skills

Learning on the Fly

Organizational Agility

Problem Solving

Time Management

Experience / Education


Minimum 2 years of lab experience required. (B.S. degree in Science related field may be substituted for work experience.). General office experience including customer service.

/ Education/:

Associate's Degree in a Science related field required. Bachelor’s Degree in a Science related field preferred.

Travel Requirements

Local and occasionally regional.


Must hold a valid State issued Driver’s License.

Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time. Ability to lift 35 lbs. Stairs required. Must be able to distinguish colors to conduct testing using normal colorimetric methods.

/ Hours: 4 ten hour days, rotating days; 7 week schedule/

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American Water Works Company, Inc.


Senior Water Quality Compliance Technician American Water Works Company, Inc. - Chesterfield, MO, United States


Location: Chesterfield, MO

Company Profile:
American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company’s Regulated Businesses segment offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,500 communities in 16 states. It operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 500 groundwater treatment plants; 1,000 groundwater wells; 100 wastewater treatment facilities; 1,200 treated water storage facilities; 1,300 pumping stations; 87 dams; and 47,000 miles of mains and collection pipes. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.