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American Water Health & Safety Specialist in Mechanicsburg, 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 and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit

Primary Role

Responsible for assisting in planning, organizing, providing training and overseeing components of the Company's Operational Risk Management Program to prevent, eliminate or minimize injury, property and productivity losses and to ensure compliance with applicable Company Policies and Procedures as well as Federal, State and Local Regulations.

Key Accountabilities

Conducts and oversees ORM assessments, audits and inspections at Company facilities and job sites in order to identify hazards and deficiencies, recommend remedial actions and oversee successful implementation of corrective actions. Conducts accident investigations for root cause analysis and corrective action development. (40%)

Assists in the development of strategies and programs to ensure compliance with Company Federal, State and Local Regulations as they pertain to Operational Risk Management. (5%)

Reports and investigates Worker's Compensation, automobile liability, general liability and property damage claims initiated against or on behalf of the Company. (25%)

Assists in the development and implementation and independently delivers Training Programs related to Operational Risk Management. (25%)

May act as liaison between the Insurer, Broker and Company in claims settlement activities. (5%)

Knowledge / Skills

Knowledge of Company Policies and procedures relating to Operations and Safety Loss Control.

Knowledge of regulations applicable to Safety and Health.

Knowledge of Water Utility Standards and Practices.


Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results


Experience / Education


Minimum of three (3) years directly applicable experience.


Associates degree required.

Bachelors level degree preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 30% travel.

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