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American Water Utility Worker U525 in Davenport, Iowa

/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./

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Primary Role

Inspects, tests, repairs, maintains and operates hydrants, valves, water mains and other facilities and equipment within the distribution system to assure efficient and reliable operation with minimal interruption of water service to customer.

Key Accountabilities

  • Locates, inspects, operates and maintains valves in the distribution system.

  • Locates, inspects, operates and maintains water mains in the distribution system.

  • Locates, inspects, operates and maintains hydrants in the distribution system.

  • Conducts leak detection on water mains, hydrants, valves and services to reduce lost water.

  • Conducts distribution system flushing program.

  • Performs hydrant flow test to monitor system flows and pressures.

  • Replaces or installs water main facilities and equipment as required to maintain the distribution system.

  • Qualifies as a Competent Person per OSHA guidelines.

  • Attends company training or outside training classes as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of safety concerns associated with trenching and shoring, and other OSHA regulations.

  • Knowledge of basic hydraulics.

  • Must be computer proficient.

Experience/Education

  • High school diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency Certificate

Other

  • This will be for a 2nd Shift Utility Worker. Hours will be 2:30pm to 10:30pm.

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 he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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