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American Water M/C Crew Leader in Scranton, 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 6,800 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

Come join Pennslyvania American Water as a Crew Leader! This role will be based out of our Scranton, PA and will serve as a key team member for our crews. Get experience leading a team, while getting hands-on experience out in the field. You'll have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks and provide quality service to the community which we serve.

  • Primary Role*

Performs a variety of tasks in supervising and participating in locating, laying, repairing, and extending water mains and services in the distributing system.

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • Performs a variety of tasks in supervising and participating in locating, laying, repairing, and extending water mains and services in the distributing system.

  • Directs activities of the M/C Utility person, Backhoe Operators and Dump Truck drivers as a crew.

  • Locates and marks company facilities associated with PA One Call System to include functions of overseeing and performing.

  • Sets up or directs the set-up of barricades and place safety lights around work site to protect workers from street traffic. Operates valves and fire hydrants.

  • Completes all necessary forms, sketches and field notes and uses maps and records. Investigates complaints and determines corrective action per company procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisors.

  • Knowledge/Skills*

  • Working knowledge of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton distribution system components.

  • General knowledge of water hydraulics and distribution system repair and maintenance practices. Familiarity with Penn DOT publications for setting up traffic control.

  • Familiarity with proper completion of company forms.

  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for a variety of hand tools.

  • Experience/Education*

_ Experience:_

  • Minimum of 3 years in Network.

  • Familiarity with water distribution maintenance and construction practices.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities to run crews preferred.

_ Education:_

  • Minimum of Vocational education, apprentice training, and/or on the job training.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Crew leader training course preferred.

  • Work Environment*

  • Both: Inside and outside. A job is considered both if the activities occur inside or outside in approximately equal amounts.

  • Wet and Humid: Wet: Contact with water or other liquids. Humid:

  • Atmospheric conditions with moisture content sufficiently high to cause marked bodily discomfort.

  • Noise and Vibration: Sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction:

  • Hazards: Situations in which the individual is exposed to the definite risk of bodily injury.

  • Licenses & Certifications*

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Work Schedule:*

  • Available for 24/7 callout and carryover time.

  • Shift: Monday – Friday, 7:30am -4:00pm. Must be available for carryover overtime and call outs, 24/7/365


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  • 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.