Hans has been in the water and wastewater industry since 1994. He started his career working for a small system of 540 connections as a laborer. He worked his way through the ranks to Public Works Supervisor. Hans is certified as a Water Collections I, Water Distribution I, Wastewater Collections II, Wastewater Treatment II and also a Backflow Specialist.
Hans started his adventure with OAWU in December of 2009 as a Water Circuit Rider. He looks forward to serving and helping systems throughout the State of Oregon. Working for the most proactive company in the State, using the latest technology and training tools, has given Hans the drive and desire to better himself and fellow constituents in the industry.
Mr. Schroeder is married with three daughters, one son and has one granddaughter Ryleigh, who is the apple of her “Poppie’s” eye. When he is not on the road as a Circuit Rider, you most likely can find him on the road with his wife and daughter headed to a rodeo or working on his small Eastern Oregon ranch.