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American Water Sr Water Quality & Environmental Compliance Specialist in Alton, Illinois

/Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful./ With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 25 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. / PLEASE NOTE: In order for American Water to evaluate decisions about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices, all employees are required to report their vaccination status./ Primary Role Responsible for organizing and performing advanced functions and activities related to ensuring that our drinking water facilities are in compliance with the monitoring and reporting requirements of Illinois EPA, USEPA, and IDPH. Primary focus is on compliance with chemistry and radiological regulations, but also includes bacteriological regulations. Key Accountabilities * Manage monitoring and reporting programs to ensure compliance with federal and state drinking water regulations. * Prepare, review, and maintain monitoring schedules. * Ensure compliance samples are collected within appropriate timeframes. * Ensure accuracy of results reporting. * Be a liaison between IL Water Quality and the Central Lab. * Support IL Water Quality by being a resource for compliance information, training, and troubleshooting. Knowledge/Skills * Knowledge of federal and state water quality drinking water standards and regulations, water treatment processes, and analytical testing principles is preferred. * Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office. * Good attention to detail. Experience/Education * Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related field. * Experience in water, wastewater, and laboratory operations preferred. Travel Requirements * Local and regional. * Rare overnight travel may be required. Work Environment * Office environment. * Can include occasional outdoor work and treatment plant environment. Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning * 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 they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.