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American Water Computerized Maintenance Manager in Camden, New Jersey

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

  • Primary Role*

/ This position is responsible for managing activities concerned with the delivery of asset management and operational technologies and being a "product owner" for operational technology programs, the size and importance of which are critical to company objectives related to production, networks, and/or other water resource or operations systems./

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • Monitoring and managing budgets and schedules for asset management technology projects and programs of varying scope. (20%)

  • Driving efficiency into asset management programs through the development and monitoring of metrics. (10%)

  • Delivery and management of assigned projects and programs in accordance with established policies and procedures; (10%)

  • Ensure business partner satisfaction. Interacts with Operations personnel to ensure operational technology platforms meets operational needs. Support the development of appropriate governance programs, change management, and communication strategies. (20%)

  • As a Product Owner, interacts with Technology & Innovation and business partners to ensure technology implementation and programs are meeting business needs; and enhancements are being prioritized and managed in a transparent and structured manner (20%)

  • Knowledge/Skills*

  • Broad knowledge of Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Asset Management/GIS, and Project Management practices related to planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations for water resource facilities, engineering and utility economics, operations and maintenance and construction technology.

  • Good working knowledge of regulatory developments, new technology and current trends in water quality, water treatment, and other related water resource management disciplines.

  • Strong project management skills (e.g., planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and reporting of project activities).

  • Ability to interact with colleagues, governmental agencies, consultants and the general public with effective skill.

  • Project planning skills. Good verbal and written communication skills (e.g., presentation, listening, report writing.)

  • Strong interpersonal skills (tact/diplomacy, persuasion, cooperation and ability to motivate others)

  • Computer literacy. Competent in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, flow-charting, project scheduling.

  • Financial analysis skill, including budget management and basic accounting knowledge.

  • Experience/Education*

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in project delivery of major water resources projects or program management of operational technology systems. (Minimum 3 years’ experience with PE)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field. Advanced management or technical degree preferred. Equivalent experience accepted.

  • Certifications and Licenses*

  • Project Management certification preferred. Equivalent experience accepted.

  • Travel Requirements*

  • 25%

  • Competencies*

  • Champions safety

  • Customer obsessed

  • Cultivates innovation

  • Nimble learning

  • Drives Results

  • Collaborates

  • 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.