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American Water Relief Operator-Helper in Indiana, Pennsylvania

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*

/ Assists the maintenance person and Plant Operator/

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • Assists the maintenance person or performs the following duties:

  • Maintenance on motors, pumps, switch gear, chemical feed equipment, mixing and sedimentation basin equipment, filters, intakes, wells, valves, control/monitoring equipment, building, grounds, and other related equipment.

  • Operates water treatment facilities, pumping facilities and other related facilities.

  • Operates all pumps, motors, screens, switch gear, chemical feed equipment, settling tanks, control systems, laboratory equipment, and valves.

  • Makes water treatment control tests and calculations necessary to control the water treatment and pumpage of the facility.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Knowledge/Skills*

  • Must have a working knowledge of all tools used in maintaining all related plant equipment.

  • Since this classification also has operating duties, must have a working knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and hydraulics.

  • Experience/Education*

  • GED/High School Diploma required

  • Shift/Schedule*

  • Monday - Friday, 7AM to 3:30PM

  • Rotating schedule to relieve plant operator

  • 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.