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American Water Maintenance Technician--Wastewater Plant in Honolulu, Hawaii

Do you enjoy a job that is never the same two days in a row? Do you have a love of troubleshooting, fixing things, and providing a critical service in your community? This might be the job for you! This position has the opportunity to work on reactive and preventative maintenance in our facility. This position will work Monday-Friday, 6am-2:30pm (with periodic on-call responsibilities) and will be based out of our wastewater treatment facility in Honolulu.

  • American Water offers a generous benefits package including insurance, paid time off, 401k with a company match, competitive salaries including incentives for utility certifications, and /so much more!/ Apply today!*

  • Primary Role*

Our East Honolulu wastewater treatment plant has an opening for a plant maintenance technician.

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • The position involves the maintenance and repair of equipment at our conventional secondary treatment plant and seven pump stations as well as the servicing of our collection system which consists of approximate 62 miles of pipes.

  • The position requires a basic understanding of mechanics, hydraulics and electronics. In particular, the successful candidate must possess the ability to repair or rebuild pumps and compressors (both centrifugal as well as positive displacement), as well as other equipment such as screens, sludge rakes, gear drives and all types of valves.

  • The candidate should also understand low voltage (24v) control circuits and be able to operate control panels and circuit breakers. In addition, the possession of metalworking and welding skills will be considered an advantage in the selection process.

  • Job Requirements*

Must be willing periodically serve as an on-call person to address after-hour emergencies; must be available for overtime as needed and must be willing and able to be trained on the operation of our Vactor truck.

  • Experience/Education*

  • High School diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency Certificate required

  • Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license

  • Minimum of five years of experience and the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within one year from date of hire.

  • Physical requirements of this position are the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, climb, and perform work in confined spaces.

  • Other*

  • We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, generous vacation and holiday schedules as well as pay incentives for utility certifications.

  • Work hours for this position are from 6 AM to 2:30 PM Monday through Friday

  • Competencies*

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  • 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.