August 7, 2023


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Operators Unlimited Welcomes Amanda Kieffer as Wastewater Process Engineer &  Project Manager

Bringing 10 years of industry experience to the OU team


Duncan, SC. (August 7, 2023)- Operators Unlimited, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent hire of Amanda Kieffer as Wastewater Process Engineer and Project Manager. With almost ten years of experience in industrial manufacturing and environmental compliance, Amanda has developed a broad range of essential skills needed to excel in this position. With an impressive biological and process background, she brings a well-rounded view of wastewater processes that will support and benefit OU and OU customers.

Throughout her career, Amanda has worked in on-site plants overseeing operations in several departments such as production, process, utilities and environmental where she was ultimately introduced to wastewater. She is skilled in leading projects, overseeing wastewater sampling and analysis, conducting chemical trials and lab tests, directing operators and wastewater staff and identifying and closing compliance gaps. The Operators Unlimited team will benefit from Amanda’s expertise in facility compliance and on-site experience. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

“Operators Unlimited is giving me the opportunity to expand my wastewater industry knowledge and learn more about different applications and processes and how to utilize and apply several different types of technologies and equipment. One of the biggest reasons I joined OU was how supportive Operators Unlimited is of me growing and expanding in my career. My goal is to continue strengthening OU’s mission of transforming wastewater while supporting any kind of customer,” said Amanda.

As Wastewater Process Engineer and Project Manager, Amanda will focus on project management, identifying industrial wastewater needs for OU customers, conducting site visits and lab testing, data analysis as well as researching, developing and implementing specialized solutions. Amanda takes pride in attention to details through a compliance-minded view and uses her engineering mindset to develop strategic plans for her customers.

“Amanda not only brings years of experience to Operators Unlimited but also has a strong drive to help OU customers succeed while growing in her career and industry knowledge. The OU team is thrilled to have Amanda join our team and serve as Wastewater Process Engineer and Project Manager,” shares Ben Fields, President of Operators Unlimited.


Founded in 2001, Operators Unlimited, Inc. offers its customer partners confidence through efficient wastewater treatment and regulatory compliance, resulting in the freedom to focus on their primary business. No matter the service segments utilized, Operators Unlimited customer partners experience operational efficiency, cost predictability and process peace of mind for their industrial wastewater treatment facilities. For more than 20 years, Operators Unlimited, Inc. strives to make a lasting impact on its company, community and environment. Learn more at or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

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