Work for Water

Join an industry on the cutting edge of innovation and planning for the future. We work 24/7/365 to ensure that our nearly 900,000 customers have continuous access to clean drinking water, and we're building resilient critical infrastructure that will sustain our communities. Milwaukee Water Works is a leader in promoting equity and proud of our efforts to recruit and retain a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Careers in water reflect a wide range of interests, skills, experience, and education. 
 

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Start or continue your career in water with the Milwaukee Water Works

Current openings:
 

SENIOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 
The Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator operates a water treatment plant and distribution pumping system to meet production requirements for high quality, sufficient drinking water, with a focus on pump, treatment and chemical filtration changes, plant integration and overall process control.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
The Water Treatment Plant Operator operates a water treatment plant and distribution pumping system to meet production requirements for high quality, sufficient drinking water, with a focus on pump, treatment and chemical filtration changes, plant integration and overall process control.

​​​​​​​WATER METER TECHNICIAN
The Water Meter Technician installs, tests, exchanges, removes, and performs on-site repair of water meters and the attached electronic transmitting devices in private residences and businesses throughout the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) service area. 

​​​​​​​CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE III-BILINGUAL
As frontline service provider, a Customer Service Representative III-Bilingual (CSR III-Bilingual) ensures customer satisfaction by performing clerical and customer service functions such as responding to inquiries and requests for services via telephone and in person, scheduling service appointments, handling cashiering or teller duties, and providing Spanish-English interpretation and translation for staff and the public.

​​​​​​​ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I & II​​​​​​​
Engineering Technicians perform functions in one or more of the following areas: construction, transportation, environmental, traffic and water engineering

WATER DISTRIBUTION REPAIR WORKER I
The Water Distribution Repair Worker I serves as part of a crew that repairs and maintains the water distribution system to ensure that customers have quality, sufficient water with minimal interruption.

WATER METER TECHNICIAN
The Water Meter Technician installs, tests, exchanges, removes, and performs on-site repair of water meters and the attached electronic transmitting devices in private residences and businesses throughout the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) service area.

WATER PLANT MACHINE REPAIRPERSON
The Water Plant Machine Repairperson provides journey-level machine repair expertise and serves as the lead worker for the preventive maintenance, repair, removal and installation of all mechanical equipment in the MWW facilities. This is the final phase in the promotional series for the water plants machine repair personnel.

WATER PLANT MACHINERY MECHANIC 
The Water Plant Machinery Mechanic independently performs system-wide installation, preventive maintenance and repair duties on medium-duty water system equipment. The Water Plant Machinery Mechanic assists skilled trades personnel in performing complex and/or heavy-duty assignments. This is the second phase in the promotional series for water plants machine repair personnel.

WATER PLANT FACILITY MECHANIC
The Water Plant Facility Mechanic performs minor maintenance repairs to all MWW system equipment and assists skilled trades personnel as needed. This entry-level position is the first in the three-step promotional series for Water Plants machine repair personnel. 
 

Fresh Coast, Fresh Opportunities
The Fresh Coast, Fresh Opportunities program is a job training initiative in partnership with Employ Milwaukee. This program was featured on several local Milwaukee news television programs, print newspaper, and online articles. If you are interested in learning about how you can apply, email us here.

 

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For assistance completing an application, please call the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or send email to [email protected].


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