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American Water Staff Engineer in Greenwood, Indiana

American Water is purpose-driven, people-powered, customer-obsessed and the trusted source of everything water. If you’re interested in having the freedom to innovate and do amazing things, with the purpose of making the world a better place, then join our team.

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 and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit

Primary Role

Responsible for project management, engineering design, bidding, and construction management, etc. on multiple small to medium size projects relating to various aspects of the business. Responsibilities may also include the technical supervision overconsulting project engineers, technicians, CADD operators and/or Construction Inspectors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manages multiple small to medium size projects and perform varied engineering assignments associated with planning, design or construction. (30%)

  • Assist in the preparation of technical, bidding and contractual documents associated with delivery of capital investment projects. (20%)

  • Ensure scope and quality of work achieve the intent of all Design Concepts and Company standards for capacity, performance, reliability, safety and regulatory compliance. (15%)

  • Develops technical information and concepts into feasible and effective engineering approaches. (15%)

  • Develop strategic and strong working relationships with engineering firms, vendors, and contractors. (10%)

  • Provide technical expertise on engineering and operational issues. (10%)

Knowledge / Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering design theory and practice, project management, construction and contract management, water resources, water/wastewater facilities and utility operations.

  • Knowledge of current trends in water quality and treatment and other aspects of the regulated and non-regulated water industry.

  • General understanding of US regulations (commercial and environmental), legislation and trends impacting the water industry.

  • Sound business acumen and judgment.

  • Process, project and program management skills.

  • Quantitative Skills (e.g., analytical, technical, problem solving).

  • Effective people management (e.g., planning, organizing, controlling and leading teams).

  • Written and verbal communications (e.g., fluency in report writing and presentations).

  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., persuasion, negotiation, listening, cooperation, tact, diplomacy, problem solving, internal consulting).


Champions safety


Cultivates innovation

Customer obsessed

Drives Results

Nimble learning

Experience / Education

  • Minimum 2 years experience in water resources engineering and project management

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) preferred.

Travel Requirements


  • 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.