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American Water Utility Mechanic I in Shrewsbury, New Jersey

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

Performs any responsibility (and may also be assigned to perform any responsibility of Utility Mechanic II) that lies within the capability of the employee based on experience, knowledge, qualifications, and training.

Subject to an alternative shift schedule.

Knowledge/Skills

Must possess geographical knowledge of the company's service area and distribution system.

Working knowledge of company policies, procedures, and safety practices, as well as state and federal regulations regarding confined spaces, trenching and shoring, and Competent Person.

Knowledge of various materials utilized in the transmission and distribution system. The Utility Mechanic I must be capable of operating company equipment and vehicles necessary for the completion of assignments and must attain a Commercial Drivers’ License with appropriate endorsements.

The Utility Mechanic I must be able to perform the essential functions and meet the physical requirements for Utility Mechanic I.

New hires on or after April 17, 1996 will be required to attain and maintain a W-1 License in accord with the educational and operational criteria established by the State of New Jersey.

Experience/Education

Able to operate company equipment and vehicles necessary for the completion of assigned responsibilities. Able to perform the essential functions and physical requirements of Utility Mechanic I.

Progression: Utility Mechanic I will be required to progress to Utility Mechanic II within two years and will be required to pass the Level II examination developed by the company.

Failure to achieve the skill required to successfully complete the Level II examination within the specified time period will result in the employee's loss of the Utility Mechanic's position.

Licenses & Certifications

Must attain a Commercial Drivers’ License with appropriate endorsements.

New hires on or after April 17, 1996 will be required to attain and maintain a W-1 License in accord with the educational and operational criteria established by the State of New Jersey.

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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