Utility Dump Truck Driver

Posted Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Carnegie, PA, US, 15106

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

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About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Work Schedule

Wednesday to Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Position may be subject to mandatory off hours call-out and overtime. 

Primary Role

Operates assigned Dump Truck which may require a valid CDL license and performs Utility Person work as directed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drives and operates truck equipped with dump body to load, unload, and transport materials to and from job sites. 
  • May load or unload truck by hand or by operating mechanical loader. 
  • Maintains a properly equipped vehicle which may include DOT DVIR inspections. 
  • Performs work as a Utility Person and as described in the Utility Person job description. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Must have basic geographical knowledge of company's service area and working knowledge of company policies, procedures and safety practices as well as regulations regarding confined spaces. 
  • Ability to operate company equipment and vehicles necessary for completion of assigned responsibilities.
  • Attainment of specialized knowledge and skillsets will be required for certain specialized Utility work.


  • Prior utility experience preferred. 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Must have a Class B or Class A CDL (with air brakes). 
  • Individuals hired into or awarded a Utility Dump Truck Driver position, must take and pass the appropriate state certification examination for Class E Water Distribution License within 24 months, and apply for certification within 6 months of achieving the minimum experience requirement for certification, if he or she had not already met the minimum experience requirement upon passing the certification test.

Work Environment

  • Must be adaptable to variations in topography and weather conditions. 
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver equipment and materials of varying weights up to 100 lbs.



  • Required to possess and maintain a drivers license valid in the state of their residence. 
  • Will be required to complete and maintain forms needed for a driver qualification file. 
  • Will be required to obtain a DOT medical card.


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