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Wastewater Operator - Night Shift




Augusta, GA

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Night Shift Wastewater Operator to join our team in Augusta, Georgia.  We are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the 46.1 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  The ideal candidate will possess relevant work experience and we will consider Operator in Training candidates such as college graduates with a degree in chemistry, biology, or environmental science.


  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
    • Operate pumps, valves, turbines, and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate the pressure flow of raw and processed water
    • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment, and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Enter data into a computer database for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer, handle, mix, and make feed adjustments for various chemicals as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks
  • Work schedule will be 4 days on, 4 days off


  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Georgia Wastewater Operator License and/or Certification Coursework preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a Georgia Class 3 Wastewater license within 12 months of hire date
  • A high school diploma or GED with an advanced degree in science preferred
  • Maintenance experience is helpful 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes generous benefits and a 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 client's unique needs. We provide every employee with cutting-edge tools, training, and technology, resulting in ESG’s recognition as a leader in the utility operations and public works management industry.  Learn more about us at

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

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