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American Water Utility Specialist S2958 in Kokomo, Indiana

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 www.amwater.com.

Primary Role

Responsible for all aspects of meter service including, but not limited to meter reading, repair, installation, removal, and testing. This includes reading assigned meter routes, loading and unloading meter reading routes, installing remote meter reading devices, completing new services, meter settings and high bill inspections; turning services on and off, serving notices, collecting water samples, locating and repairing stop boxes, valve boxes, and meter boxes; painting/inspecting fire hydrants, investigating and reporting leaks on service lines, mains, hydrants and valves; maintaining meter history records, cleaning maintaining, and organizing work area, assigned vehicle, and meter shop; and any other duties as assigned by management.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for all aspects of meter service including, but not limited to meter reading, repair, installation, removal, and testing. This includes reading assigned meter routes, loading and unloading meter reading routes, installing remote meter reading devices, completing new services, meter settings and high bill inspections; turning services on and off, serving notices, collecting water samples, locating and repairing stop boxes, valve boxes, and meter boxes; painting/inspecting fire hydrants, investigating and reporting leaks on service lines, mains, hydrants and valves; maintaining meter history records, cleaning maintaining, and organizing work area, assigned vehicle, and meter shop; and any other duties as assigned by management.

Individuals hired into this classification will permanently report to either Kokomo Indiana or Sheridan Indiana based upon the location the job is posted. However, individuals in this job can work assignments at either location once he or she has received all applicable training and certifications needed to perform at the other location.

Experience/Education

Experience:

Less than 1 year experience

Education:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Travel Requirements

Primary Work location either Sheridan IN or Kokomo IN based upon posting at time of job opening, with limited travel within the state to attend training, meetings, etc.

Work Environment

Performs routine tasks which may involve exiting a vehicle; lifting, dragging, carrying and exerting force up to 40 pounds or greater; climbing over and pulling oneself over obstacles; jumping down from elevated surfaces, climbing through openings; jumping over obstacles; crawling in confined areas; balancing on uneven work surfaces.

Competencies

Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results

Collaborates

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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.

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