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American Water Utility Mechanic I in Delran, 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 7,000 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

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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • The Utility Mechanic I must possess as geographic knowledge of the Company’s service area and distribution system.

  • 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 Competent Person.

  • The individual must possess a working knowledge of the various materials utilized in the transmission and distribution system.

  • 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.


  • The Utility Mechanic I will be required to progress to Utility Mechanic Level II within 3 years and will be required to pass interim as well as a final Level II examination (written & practical ) to be developed by the Company. Failure to successfully pass the interim examination(s) may result in disqualification.

  • Failure to achieve the skill required to successfully complete the Utility Mechanic II examination(s) within the specified time period will result in the employee’s loss of the Utility Mechanic position.


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