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American Water Utility Mechanic I F473H in Delran, New Jersey

Share Our Purpose. Be Yourself. Feel Valued. People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career. Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals. We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role! Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey. American Water is the best choice for your next role! 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 approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information on American Water, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Primary Role The Utility Mechanic I may be assigned to perform any responsibility that lies within the capability of the employee based on experience, knowledge, qualifications, and training Key Accountabilities * The Utility Mechanic I must possess as geographic knowledge of the Company’s service area, water distribution systems and sewer collection systems. * The Utility Mechanic I must have a working knowledge of Company policies, procedures, and safety practices applicable to area of responsibility, as well as federal regulations regarding confined spaces, trenching and shoring, and OSHA competent person. * The individual must possess a working knowledge of the various materials utilized in the water distribution system and sewer collection systems. * The Utility Mechanic I must be capable of operating company equipment and vehicles necessary for the completion of assignments and must attain a Commercial Drivers’ License with appropriate endorsements within 6 months of being awarded the job. * The Utility Mechanic I must be able to perform the essential functions and meet the physical requirements for Utility Mechanic I. * Comply with all training initiatives and directives. * Actively monitor, review, acknowledge and respond to (as applicable) all company communications delivered via methods including, but not limited to, company intranet, emails, phone calls, text messages, Microsoft Teams messages, and/or handwritten or printed notes, memos, or reports. Additional Key Accountabilities * The Utility Mechanic II must possess geographical knowledge of the Company’s service area, water distribution systems, sewer collection systems as well as an understanding of gradients, piping networks, basic fluid and flow principles, basic electrical theory, and related safety procedures. * The individual must be capable of interpreting diagrams, blueprints, schematics, and maps and possess a working knowledge of cross-connection control and reduced pressure zone backflow preventors. * The Utility Mechanic II must have a working knowledge of Company policies, procedures, and safety practices applicable to area of responsibility as well as federal regulations regarding confined spaces, trenching and shoring, and OSHA competent person. * The individual must possess a working knowledge of the various materials utilized in the water transmission and distribution systems, sewer collection systems and possess the ability to properly and safely make necessary taps, restraints, and repairs to ensure the integrity of these systems. Experience/Education * Coordinate, monitor, and control the safe and efficient utilization of Company equipment and assigned personnel. * Locate, access, operate, repair, and replace Company facilities such as, but not limited to, water and sewer mains, valves, hydrants, blow-offs, services, curb stops, meters, shutoff valves, and plumbing fixtures. * Investigate and diagnose hydraulic variations that may adversely impact system operations and customer service and initiate corrective action. * Perform distribution system tests including, but not limited to, fire flows, customer service lines, and pressure losses. * Complete house-to-house connections at customers’ accounts to maintain service. * Locate Company facilities, and in accord with the Underground Facility Program, mark-out Company facilities and initiate requests to mark-out of other utilities’ facilities. 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.

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