Water Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
 Thomaston, GA
ESG Operations is currently seeking a licensed Water Operator in Thomaston, GA. This position is responsible for the successful operation of the 6 MGD water treatment plant. We are looking for you to have a meaningful background in drinking water operations including a Valid Water Operator License in Georgia. You will need to have hands on maintenance experience as well as knowledge of data collection and lab analysis.   This position works a 6pm to 6am shift.


As a Water Operator with ESG Operations, you will:
  • Monitor all process, equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards.  

  • Conduct water treatment activities to include adding appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals and regulating flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices

  • Operate water pumping mechanisms,monitor panel boards, and adjust controls to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts.  Calibrate meters.

  • Collect samples and performs lab tests; analyze results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor.

  • Collect data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies. 

  • 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.


  • Familiar with process control, pertinent lab procedures, and maintenance of Water Treatment Plants

  • A valid Class III or higher Georgia Water Operator License 

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license

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.


ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.