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American Water Supervisor, Water Treatment Production in Lexington, Kentucky

  • American Water* is purpose-driven, people-powered, customer-obsessed and the trusted source *of everything *water. Our employees in Kentucky go to work every day knowing they have an impact on the environment and people’s lives. If you’re interested in being one of the next leaders in our Water Treatment Production team and you have a passion in serving our Kentucky communities, this is the job for you! This position will oversee the day-to-day operations of our water treatment facility and the staff that keep life flowing for our customers.

We built our business on our values—safety, trust, environmental leadership, teamwork and high performance. Our business partners have our commitment to perform responsibly and to behave ethically while in pursuit of the highest standards of quality and service in our industry.

Visit American Water Careers to review this and all of the other amazing opportunities we have to offer! We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes but is no limited to medical/dental/vision/prescription drug insurance, 401k with company match, life insurance, stock option plan, and so much more!

  • Primary Role*

Responsible for supervising front-line personnel and implementing operational processes that are engaged in the functional area of Production for water and/or wastewater operations.

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • Supervise a team of front-line staff engaged in production operations.

  • Schedule training and development activities to ensure that personnel obtain and maintain appropriate operator certifications from regulating agencies.

  • Participate in the resolution of union and/or non-union labor issues.

  • Record, compile and provide operating data to track the financial performance of production operations.

  • Coordinates the construction of new and/or upgraded production facilities in accordance with approved CAPEX budget.

  • Implement a preventative maintenance program for capital assets that provides OPEX savings and defers CAPEX spending, where possible.

  • Day-to-day implementation of security efforts at all production facilities.

  • Supervise daily activities to ensure that adequate quantities of treated water meeting all regulatory standards are provided to customers at all times.

  • Supervise operational and business processes to ensure that American Water policies are followed, best practices are implemented, and internal/external reporting requirements are satisfied.

  • Knowledge/Skills*

  • Knowledge of the regulated water business and the regulations impacting the business.

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures, practices, and trends.

  • Knowledge of process and operational areas.

  • Experience/Education*


  • Two (2) years of relevant experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in operational discipline, management, or related technical discipline.

  • Other*

Position will include on-call responsibilities.

  • Competencies*

Prioritizes & Role Models Safety


Develops Talent

Plans, Aligns, & Directs

Drives Engagement

Decision Quality

  • Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing*™

  • 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 federal, state, and local laws.