IA AMERICAN WATER General Utility Worker U526 in CLINTON, Iowa

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water andadditionalcareer 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 Makes decisions necessary to carry out work assignments delegated by supervisor. 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. Competencies Functional / Technical Skills Learning on the Fly Organizational Agility Problem Solving Time Management Experience / Education High school diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency Certificate 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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals EOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO