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 www.amwater.com .
This position is responsible for assisting with strategic and long-term water system planning. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the reviews of water system capacity and service evaluations associated with water service extension projects and other potential service growth opportunities.
Provide project recommendations through the use of computerized hydraulic modeling and analysis.
Manage multiple projects and perform varied engineering assignments associated with planning, design, or construction.
Gather and analyze water system data to assist in the preparation of strategic water system planning studies.
Ensure scope and quality of work achieve the intent of all Design Concepts and Company standards for capacity, performance, reliability, safety and regulatory compliance.
Develops technical information and concepts into feasible and effective engineering approaches.
Develop strategic and strong working relationships with engineering firms, vendors, and contractors.
Provide technical expertise on engineering and operational issues.
Contribute to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business.
Knowledge / Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of engineering design theory and practice, project management, construction and contract management, water resources, water/wastewater facilities and utility operations.
Knowledge of current trends in water quality and treatment and other aspects of the regulated and non-regulated water industry.
General understanding of US regulations (commercial and environmental), legislation and trends impacting the water industry.
Sound business acumen and judgment.
Competencies Champions safety Customer obsessed Cultivates innovation Nimble learning Drives Results Collaborates Experience / Education
Minimum 0 - 4 years experience in water resources design and project management.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
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